Ford Pinto Scandal Essays and Term Papers

  • Ford Pinto Case

    Ford Pinto Case John Fraughton Jr. Taylor Gray Brenda Greenwell Christopher Macintyre Leanne Marks University of Phoenix MGT 216 March 17, 2010 Table of Contents Introduction 3 Recommended Solutions and Supporting Information to the Ford Pinto Case 3 Traffic Safety and Accident...

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  • Ford Pinto

    The Ford Pinto, first introduced in 1971 and built through the 1980 model year was an American subcompact car manufactured by the Ford Motor Company. It became a focus of a major scandal when it was alleged that the car's design allowed its fuel tank to be easily damaged in the event of a rear-end collision...

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  • What is the role of Ethics in the Management

    business ethics and ethical management that deals with issues on pricing, anti-trust and anti-cartel law, bait and switch, viral marketing, pyramid scandal and sex in advertising. Anti-Trust and Anti-Cartel Law laws that are designed to keep free competition in the marketplace. Competition encourages corporations to...

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  • Ethics Paper Week #2

    into the organizations needs and agendas. Ford Motor’s Overstepping Ethical Boundaries In 1968 the Ford Motor Company, rolled out a subcompact car which was produced domestically. The company was anxious to gain a large share of the market and the Ford Pinto designed and developed on a fast track and...

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  • Ford Pinto Case Files

    Case Study of the Ford Pinto Fires The existing prestigious Ford Motor Company has been in business centuries. Ford is known as a worldwide leader in automotive technology, automotive-related products and motor vehicle services. Over the last 20 years the company has been venturing into newer industries...

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  • Ford Pinto Case Study

    Japanese imports from Toyota and Datsun in May of 1968, the Ford Motor Company, based upon a recommendation by then vice-president Lee Iacocca, decided to introduce a subcompact car and produce it domestically. (Leggett, 1999) The Ford Pinto appeared on the market in 1970, and sales of the car were good...

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  • Ethical Dilemmas in Todays Business

    down ten to twenty years ago, but unethical business practices today can lead to the premature death of a company. Companies such as Enron, Exxon, Ford, Union Carbide and Johnson & Johnson have all had occasions where unethical practices have reared their ugly heads and each chose to handle things differently...

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  • Ethics & Law

    most famous cases was The Ford Pinto Case. In August 10, 1978 three young girls died in a 1973 Ford Pinto after being stuck from the rear by a driver in a van. The Ford Pinto was completely engulfed in flames and the accident resulted in the death of the three young girls. Ford was fully aware of this...

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  • Is Sales Ethics an Oxymoron?

    was the decision of Ford Motor Company not to recall its Pinto model, released in 1968 when they learned of a design flaw in that could cause the car to burst into flames even in minor rear-end collisions. Ford did a cost-benefit analysis and decided that the cost of fixing all Pintos on the road (about...

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  • Ford: the Man and the Machine

    that the Ford Motor Company has had and will continue to have upon this nation and this planet. If not for Henry Ford and John and Horace Dodge way back in 1903, many Americans, (and people in many other countries as well) would not have reaped the benefits of either working for Ford itself,...

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  • Perspectives on Criminal Justice

    Simpson the most famous example in recent history.  There are also various types of “white collar “corporate crime” like the Savings and Loan Scandal and the Ford Pinto case. The second layer consist of the major, “heavy duty” felonies, violent crimes like murders, robberies, rapes, and assaults, and major...

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  • The Debate on Csr

    provide adequate compensation to people affected by asbestos related diseases resulting from the company’s building products; ������ Ford Pinto scandal whereby Ford, although aware of a fatal design flaw, decided it would be cheaper to pay off possible law suits with regard to resulting deaths instead...

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  • Business Ethics Notes

    Questioned whether capitalism was morally correct Progressive Movement Attempt to establish a livable wage for workers Before 1960’s scandal United Fruit scandal Corporate attack on President of Guatemala by convincing neighboring countries that the land was the companies and not the peasants The...

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  • Ethics

    their image or the amount of money they may loss if they do the right thing, it’s the bottom line that counts. For example, the case of the Pinto Fires, Ford Motor Company decided not to repair an eleven dollar part, due to cost effectiveness, they decided as a company it was cheaper to pay out on loss...

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  • Business ethic case study

    discuss the issues of about the product safety that also related the issues of the foods product, toys product, automobile cases from Toyota and Ford Pinto and cases from plastics industrial as my main issue. However, I will consider whether is ethical or unethical, sustainable or unsustainable for my...

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  • Ethics and Governance

    utilitarianism approach can be seen from the Ford Pinto case, knowing that there were defects in design of fuel system of the Pinto, which may result in serious consequences to passenger should any unfortunate event occurs, Ford refuses to carry out a recall for the Pinto defending themselves using the risk/benefit...

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    are self-regulating, and sometimes remain silent regarding violations. 2. Many employers simply ask for resignations from errant workers to avoid scandal. 3. Occupational crime statistics are not kept on a systematic basis by any agency or association. 4. Probes of occupational wrongdoing by outsiders...

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  • Business Mg

    buzzwords of the day— would soon become a footnote in texts that described business fads of the late twentieth century. Despite multiple waves of scandal over the years, these have often been portrayed as temporary blips. For example, one prominent business writer for Fortune Magazine wrote an article...

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    firearms injuries We also now live in an age of more corporate accountability, courtesy of the above- listed areas as well as the various financial scandals that have run the gamut from the Savings & Loan bank failures, to the Enron bankruptcy to the imprisonment of corporate millionaires such as Martha...

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  • Ford

    JUST IN TIME IN FORD EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In this paper, we are examining the implementation of Just-In-Time methodology in Ford for its latest small car KA; possibly one of the most interesting manufacturing revolution where companies involved in the production are integrated...

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