Case Studies

The following case studies are either fictional or based on true situations in which names or circumstances have been changed. The case studies present potential ethical dilemmas faced in organizations today. Use these case studies as practice in the use of the corporate ethical management system (CEMS) tools given in the situation. Better yet, use your new CEMS components to make an appropriate decision in each case study.

Case Study 1

You are the ECO (Ethics Compliance Officer) of an exciting new player in the healthcare industry. HOPE Hospital caters to the terminally ill that have no hope from traditional medicine. Your mission is to “offer hope to the hopeless through holistic medicine.” HOPE Hospital has located a new facility ...

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