In This Chapter
• A framework for decision-making
• The value of business ethics
• Working through ethical dilemmas
• The impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
The economy has slowed to the point that the conglomerate Jackson works for has asked him to choose which of its four plants to shut down. Jackson needs a framework to decide how to make that decision. Which one should he use?
A manager has instructed Ellen to falsify entries in the corporate books. She doesn’t feel comfortable doing it, but isn’t sure she can risk her job by saying no. What should she do?
These situations arise in the business environment and force individuals to make difficult decisions. Ethics is the system of moral precepts that can help employers ...