Case study on the topic of Business Ethics:
(Based on real facts, names of people and name of the company are changed)
“Mirax” is a well-known constructional company in Vilnius, Lithuania. The firm is made up of 100 unskilled workmen, 12 first line supervisors and 6 higher level managers, stuff of 20 office personnel and the president Evaldas Vanagas, who established “Mirax” company 7 years ago.
Juozas Marcinkenas came to the company 5 years ago, when he was the third year student in the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. It was a summer job during holidays, but he very quickly comprehended the specific of work and started to give very precious advices to his supervisor. After he had finished studies he was promoted and became the first line supervisor. At the moment he is a higher level manager and supervises the designing department.
But now he would like to start his own business in this area and all his free time in last 3 months he spent doing spreadsheets, developing customer lists, and otherwise mapping out the new venture. The director of Mirax, Evaldas Vanagas, still knows nothing about his plans. But Jonas is going to reveal them when he will feel that the moment is suitable for that. In mean time he continues to put in a hard day’s work.
One of the most important things in every venture is personnel. People are the key to success. Working as senior manager Jonas understands that very well. And to find qualified specialists with perfect personal skill is not so easy. That’s why the most time of the projecting new venture took creating a good team. Jonas had to negotiate with many people to attract them to join his business. The last position left is a designer. He decided to offer this job to his colleague from designing department Romas Minkus. Romas is one of the best designers Jonas has ever met. Romas’ head is always full with great ideas and in the same time he orientates perfectly how to implement them, as well...
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