• Case Study
    Nevill Pinto Case Study February 6, 2012 1. Put yourself in the role of the recall coordinator for Ford Motor CO. It’s 1973, and field reports have been coming in about rear-end collisions, fires, and fatalities...
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  • Ford Pinto
    CASE STUDY THE FORD PINTO Q1.What moral issues does the pinto case raise? The moral issues raised in Pinto case are that business should not put a value on human life and avoid known dangers. As ford thought they could get away with a dangerous automobile...
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  • Ford Pinto Fires
    Ford Pinto Fires Case Questions 1. Identify relevant facts (Treviño, Nelson, and K.A. (2007) a. 1968 Ford made the decision to battle foreign competition and produce a small car to be in the showroom by 1971 b. Shortest production planning period in automotive history c. Under...
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  • Ford Pinto Ethics Essay
    Ford Pinto Case: The Invisible Corporate Human Pricetag In this essay, I will argue that Ford Motor Company’s business behavior was unethical as demonstrated in the Ford Pinto Case. Ford did not reveal all the facts to consumers about a harmful gas tank design in the Ford Pinto. They tried to justify...
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  • Pinto Fire Case Analysis
    Pinto Fire Case Analysis Identify Decision Options Available to decision makers The affected Parties Ford Motor Company The Consumers purchasing the Ford Pinto The Decision Options Available 1.) The first decision available to Ford was to have taken Mr. Knudsen’s idea of foregoing the small...
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  • The Ford Pinto
    The Ford Pinto: An Ethical Mishap LS501 - Smith Unit 2 Assignment - Case Study Due: 17 January 2012 The Ford Pinto case study provided an interesting insight into the automotive industry. The fact that an automobile manufacturer was willing to allow a product onto the streets that had the...
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  • Negligent Tort
    can malfunction and result in an uncontrollable throttle. This poses a crash hazard to the rider”. (CPSC, 2013) Approximately 7,000 units have been affected. To date no one has been injured or serious injury has not been reported due to the motorcycles defect. Can KTM North America be liable in negligence...
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  • The Ford Pinto Case
    THE FORD PINTO CASE: THE VALUATION OF LIFE AS IT APPLIES TO THE NEGLIGENCE-EFFICIENCY ARGUMENT Christopher Leggett Law & Valuation Professor Palmiter Spring, 1999 Abstract Text of Paper -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Abstract ...
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  • ethics
    similarities between these two types of ethical framework? Case The case of the Ford Pinto is very contentious. Ford Motor Company had to determine if the benefit outweighed the cost for a gas tank redesign for the Ford Pinto. Ford engineers estimated the total cost of the redesign would be $11 per vehicle...
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  • Case of the Ford Pinto
    Utilitarian Analysis The Case of the Ford Pinto The Ford Pinto first rolled off the Ford Motor Co. production lines in 1971 and stayed in production in its original state until 1978. The vehicle engineers were tasked to develop the vehicle and put it into production within 25 months, which was...
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  • Attribution of Csr
    undesirability, corporate culpability, and affected party noncomplicity. We describe how those assessments affect each other and how they are influenced by the observer’s perceptions of effect and firm characteristics and by the observer’s social identification with the affected party or the implicated corporation...
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  • Pinto Fires
    Case Analysis: Pinto Fires Introduction Greed is the root to evil or at least the motivation behind some corporations making a good, ethical decision. The Ford Motor Company fell into a trap of greed that would cost many human lives. Before the disaster of the Pinto Fires, Ford had a reputation...
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  • Pinto Case
    Needs and Safety The Facts In early 1968, a decision was made at Ford Motor Company to enter the small car market to compete against foreign competitors. Lee Iacocca, a future company President, wanted the new vehicle, called a Pinto, to be in showrooms by the 1971 model introductions. This would mean...
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  • Ethical Considerations in Pinto Case
    value can have an impact directly on us or on others. The Pinto Case was one where many ethical considerations were overlooked because the company’s profitability weighed more heavily than human lives. It all began when Ford invented the Pinto with the “limits of 2000” and shorter production time to...
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  • Pinto Controversy
    The Ford Motor Company is America’s well known largest automotive retailer. They’re relatively known for their big and strong vehicles within the automotive market. Around the 1970’s, Ford released its first compact size car, in competition with imported Japanese and Volkswagen vehicles. Following the...
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  • Ford Pinto- Ethics
    September 6, 2010 Lance O'Dell Current Ethical Issues in Business: The Ford Pinto Fires In early 1968, the Ford Motor Company decided to take on the foreign car competition by introducing a compact, affordable vehicle they named the Pinto. What began as the decision to enter the race for the top small...
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  • Ford Pinto Case
    Ford Pinto Case Study “In an effort to produce a stylish but affordable subcompact automobile with a low operating cost, Ford Motor Company management made a questionable decision regarding the positioning of, and protection for, the fuel tank” (Bookrags, 2011). The following paragraphs will...
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  • Case study on FORD PINTO
    CASE STUDY: FORD PINTO The case over here is that of Pinto a car launched by Ford motor company. The Ford Pinto is a subcompact car produced by the Ford Motor Company for the model years 1971–1980. The car's name derives from the Pinto horse. Initially offered as a two-door sedan, Ford offered "Runabout"...
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  • Case of Ford Pinto
    I am the Recall Coordinator for Ford Motor Company. Field reports are coming in reporting the following: Rear-end collisions, Fires, and Fatalities. I must decide whether to recall the Pinto. (Case: Pinto Fires, Trevino & Nelson, p. 115) 3. Before the Pinto, Ford was immersed in an intense, internal...
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  • Ford Pinto Fires Case Study and Executive Summary
    Ford Pinto Fires Case Study and Executive Summary John Bonner, Scotti Greenleaf, Rose Scarbrough MGT216 University of Phoenix October 18, 2010 Sarah Nelson Ford Pinto Fires Case Study and Executive Summary Introduction During the Late 1960’s the Ford Motor Company was one of the leading auto...
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