Learning Goal: I’m working on a management writing question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
Importance of Ethics and Social Responsibility Each group will submit either an MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or video reflecting the importance of ethics and social responsibility with management activities and leadership in a specific industry that the group members decide to apply for this assignment. The Group members will decide the appropriate length for this assignment to reflect a graduate degree level of work. The group leader will submit their Group assignment no later than Day 7 the provided Dropbox location.
For our week 4 project how does everyone feel about talking about ethics and using the product Dalkon Shield by A.H Robins Company? I wrote a paper on it for corp law/ethics and it has a lot of great information readily available as it is a case study now for business schools. I haven’t read that far ahead in the book, but the company did so many bad things we will surely find enough information easily to make this project less painful and collaborate our findings with the book material for that week.
In a nutshell they made the first IUD which caused a boatload of harm and deaths to women, despite warnings they continued operation and sale of these devices. They were eventually sued so many times they filed for bankruptcy and avoided paying out a lot of lawsuits. They sold the company then to competitors who wanted various products such as the famous robitussin cough syrup.