Identify, define and explain a different ethical framework that the company leadership could have utilized in the situation to lead to a different result for the company.

Topic: Ford Pinto

1. Introduce the company (e.g. name, type of business, its corporate structure);

2. Define and explain the core ethical dilemma confronting the company, with pertinent facts; this includes why it is an ethical issue; clearly define the dilemma; be clear as to the company’s situation and its ethical choices – the action the company chose to do and at least one other, different, choice it could have elected instead;

3. Identify, define and explain an ethical framework that supports, or is illustrated by, the choice/action the company made. In explaining the framework, include an example of how it works in making a decision.

4. Identify, define and explain a different ethical framework that the company leadership could have utilized in the situation to lead to a different result for the company. Explain specifically how the company effectively could have employed this framework. Also, in explaining the framework include an example of how it works in making a decision.

5. Include in your presentation a discussion of at least one legal issue the company faced or could have faced as a result of its decision.

6. Recommend: What is a take-away from this case study for management of business operations? Recommend and explain at least one business practice for any business. Your recommendation must be a specific practice for any business to apply. It is not sufficient to just say something like “do it differently,” or “be ethical.”

7. References: Your references must be cited fully in APA7 format.

Identify, define and explain a different ethical framework that the company leadership could have utilized in the situation to lead to a different result for the company.