Ethics in the Workplace Case Study. An Unethical Culture in Need of Change: Tap Pharmaceuticals. Presented by: Ethics in Management Team A, University of Phoenix. Douglas Brock, Brandy Cardona, Mike Mao, Rebecca Mittag and Irvin Ortiz. Importance of Ethics to Organizational Success.
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Ethics in the Workplace Case Study An Unethical Culture in Need of Change: Tap Pharmaceuticals
Presented by: Ethics in Management Team A, University of Phoenix Douglas Brock, Brandy Cardona, Mike Mao, Rebecca Mittag and Irvin Ortiz
Importance of Ethics to Organizational Success • Everyone is faced with dilemmas of right vs. wrong • Responsibility and ability of employees to make good decisions
Case Facts Key Players Facts, Symptoms and Root Problems Ethical Issues Unresolved Issues
Case Facts • Key Players: • Senior Management • Sales Representatives • Vice President of Sales, Douglas Durand • Facts and Symptoms • No in-house legal department • Bribing of Urologists • Unethical culture that was unwilling to change
Case Facts • Ethical Issues • Fraud and bribery • Illegal behavior • No checks and balances • Unresolved Issues • Unchanged company culture? • New company procedures?
Alternatives Utilitarian School of Thought Humanist School of Thought Theory of Social Responsibility Managerial Theory
Utilitarian School of Thought Consequences vs. actions Net happiness or pleasure of society Actions benefited company, not society Humanist School of Thought Inherent human capacities Alternatives
Theory of Social Responsibility Company profit Intended and unintended impacts Managerial Theory Managers must respond to conflicting claims of ethical conduct Alternatives
Recommendation and System of Inquiry Method to avoid similar situations
Senior leadership and management Evaluation Corrective Actions Recommendation and System of Inquiry
Wrap-Up Profits over moral Individual morals vs. group Unresolved issues
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