Chapter 8 (300 words
- The opening vignette is an inspiring example of social entrepreneurship. Why do you think there are not more examples of intertwining social commitment and entrepreneurship?
- Do you believe that a business’s carbon footprint will be an important competitive issue in the future?
Case Study 4 Tokyo Electric Power(500 words)
- Develop a time line of all of the activities at TEPCO during the disaster.
- Can these events be placed on the shoulders of just one group? Why or why not?
- Can those who were harmed by the TEPCO events ever truly be compensated for their loss?
- What are the benefits of nuclear power if disasters like this can happen? Is it worth it, or are there too many ethical and environmental problems to deal with?
Chapter 9 (400 words)
- Your boss has presented the idea of using homeless people in a project similar to what BBH Labs has done. What would you tell him? If your boss was determined to move forward with the project, what would you do?
- Is there any difference between paying a homeless man to work in the United States for $20 a day and paying an 11-year-old girl to work for $2 a day in India? Explain your position.
Chapter 10: (300 words)
- Why is there such concern about protecting children from marketing and advertising?
- What should consumers demand when companies recall products? What are the ethical considerations for recalls?
Case 24: WorldCom: Can You Hear the Lawsuits Now?Lawsuits Now? (500 words)
- Why do you suppose Bernard Ebbers was treated more like the leader of a cult than as a CEO? Explain.
- Evaluate the recommendations in the Breeden Report. Will these accomplish the objectives they are supposed to achieve?
- Do you view Cynthia Cooper as an ethics exemplar in this case? Explain.
- Arthur Andersen auditors would not speak with Cynthia Cooper, saying they reported to Sullivan. Is it correct to say that a public company’s auditors speak only with one person in the organization? Explain.