Ethics and Airbus

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1. Case 2-4: Ethics and Airbus
Team 8
Heather Cutshall
Chris Duley
Rohan Ratnapal
Sue Vang
2. Consisted of French, German, and British Government
Signed a Memorandum of Understanding in September 1967 Based in Blagnac, France
3. An aircraft manufacturing subsidiary of the European aerospace company EADS One of the world’s leading manufacturers of commercial jet airliners Representing more than 80 nationalities, in four European countries: Germany, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom Airbus Commercial

What Airbus does?
4. Kuwait Kickbacks
India Ink
Mounties and Banks
Syrian Scandals
5. Only one case led to convictions
Airbus benefited in India and Canada, but suffered in Kuwait and Syria. Boeing suffered in each case except the Syrian scandal Question 1
6. Never been indicted of bribery charges.
The OECD Convention had not been ratified in France at the time of the cases. Question 2
7. Boeing could enter a joint venture with foreign government. Provide a different set of valued propositions
Quality aspect
Higher technological aspects
Better passenger capacity
Question 3
8. Marketing strategies were different between the two.
Boeing acted more responsibly and ethically.
Followed standards and procedures to get the sale.
Airbus used bribery and kickbacks.
Kuwait Airlines Corporation
Indian Airlines
Question 4
9. OECD Convention
High PDI
High UAI
Question 5
10. Airbus allegedly bribed foreign officials, but it has never been proven Airbus may have acted unethically, but did not act illegally, because...
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