Ford Pinto Scandal Essays and Term Papers

  • Ford Pinto

    Utilitarian Evaluation of Ford Pinto Case Utilitarian approach is based on simple cost-benefit analysis of each individual issue. The rule by which utilitarian classifies an action as moral if it produces more good than bad, and immoral if it produces more bad than good. In other words, cost-benefit...

      962 Words | 3 Pages   Cost–benefit analysis, Ethics, Utilitarianism, Business ethics

  • 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...

      1046 Words | 3 Pages   National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ethics, Utilitarianism, Cost–benefit analysis

  • 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...

      1877 Words | 5 Pages   Bumper (automobile), Rollover, Ford Pinto, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  • Ford Pinto

    Ford had Responsibility to Fix Pinto The Ford Pinto case study clearly presents an unethical and immoral practice that shows corporate greed for a positive bottom line is more important than the value of human life. Along with the issue of greed is the need to outdo the competition to be the...

      1516 Words | 5 Pages   Ford Pinto, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fuel tank, Cost–benefit analysis

  • Ford Pinto

    Running head: FORD PINTO FORD PINTO Insert Name Here Insert Affiliation Here The case of Ford Motor Company producing the Pinto is a clear example of unethical behavior on the part of an automobile manufacturer, where a potentially dangerous product was knowingly released into the market...

      1342 Words | 6 Pages   Traffic collision, Automotive industry

  • Ford Pinto

    properly. By these global companies dominating smaller competitors, there are little choices left, and as a result, there were protests, riots and scandals. Two largest France based corporations, Suez and Vivendi private water companies manage water for 230 million people. Whereas, United States...

      1805 Words | 5 Pages   Unemployment, Minimum wage, Employment, Health insurance

  • Ford Pinto

    “For seven years the Ford Motor Company sold cars in which it knew hundreds of people would needlessly burn to death.” Mark Dowie, Author of Pinto Madness (8) One of the biggest automotive news stories in the latter part of the 1970’s dealt with tales of exploding Ford Pintos and the considerable...

      1922 Words | 7 Pages   Ford Pinto, Bumper (automobile), Fuel tank, American Motors

  • Ford Pinto

    The Ford Pinto, one of the worst cars In 1978, three teenage girls were driving in their Ford Pinto on the Highway 33 in Northern Indiana. Suddenly, a van rammed their car from behind. Their car burst into flames and all the three teenage girls died. This fatal crash was one of a series of Pinto accidents...

      537 Words | 2 Pages   Traffic collision, Ford Pinto, Categorical imperative

  • The Ford Pinto

    The Ford Pinto Question 1 What moral issues does the Pinto case raise? ANS: The Pinto case raise the moral issues of what is the dollar value of the human life. That the businesses should not be putting a value on human life and disregard a known deadly danger. In order to perform a risk/benefit...

      1091 Words | 3 Pages   Good and evil, Business ethics, Ethics, Categorical imperative

  • Ford Pinto

    Ford Pinto Case Ford Pinto Case If we were involved in the Ford Pinto dilemma we would have used Deontological Ethical reasoning to decide whether or not to disclose the danger that the Pinto posed and/or use that reasoning to determine whether or not to install the part(s) that would make the Ford...

      1026 Words | 3 Pages   2009–11 Toyota vehicle recalls, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ethics

  • 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...

      1469 Words | 5 Pages   Traffic collision, 2009–11 Toyota vehicle recalls, Road traffic safety

  • Ford Pinto Essay

    and the Ford Motor Company wanted to produce a inexpensive vehicle to appeal to the first time buyers market. Mr. Iacocca philosophy was for consumers to remember Ford as the very first vehicle that they owned so that when it was time for them to invest in another vehicle it would be a Ford. But, in...

      1194 Words | 3 Pages   Fuel tank, Ford Pinto

  • 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"...

      1947 Words | 8 Pages   Ford Pinto, Fuel tank, Station wagon, Cost–benefit analysis

  • Ford Pinto Paper

    ENGINEERING Engineering Issues and the Ford Pinto Major Walker, III Troy University The Ford Pinto was first introduced to the North American market in 1970. The Pinto was introduced primarily to compete in the small car market...

      1174 Words | 3 Pages   Ford Pinto, Cost–benefit analysis, Station wagon, Bumper (automobile)

  • Ford Pinto Case Brief

    Ford Pinto Case Brief There was strong competition for Ford in the American small-car market from Volkswagen and several Japanese companies in the 1960’s. To fight the competition, Ford rushed its newest car the Pinto into production in much less time than it usually required to develop a car. The regular...

      407 Words | 2 Pages   Ford Pinto, Traffic collision, Fuel tank, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  • Ford Pinto Case Study

    Discussion Questions: 1. The cost benefit analysis, by itself, is not unethical. The timing of the Pinto analysis at Ford is unethical because it was used to justify not taking action on a repeatable problem that would eventually cost lives if not corrected. 2. It is different because there is a reasonable...

      478 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Ford Pinto Case Study

     Ford Pinto case and unethical decision making According to the article, Gioia is inclined to make unethical decisions due to the nature of his work. Therefore, his decision not to recall the defective Pinto for further improvements to its safety standards is unethical. This is due to the fact that...

      314 Words | 1 Pages   Ethics, Risk, Cost–benefit analysis

  • 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 ...

      9301 Words | 30 Pages   Duty of care, Negligence, Precedent, Economics

  • Ford Pinto Case

    FORD PINTO CASE The Ford management has chosen to be unethical and morally unworthy to be trusted with the lives of its customers. Can you just imagine the number of individuals riding every day in the cars that they produced, who are unaware that they could be in an injury any moment? Ford management...

      360 Words | 1 Pages   Cost–benefit analysis, Risk, Ford Pinto, Safety

  • Ford Pinto Case

    the Ford Pinto Refer to this case, of about the Ford Pinto case, I have been read about this topic from web pages and forum that have been discuses. Here are some of studies that I have been made to finish this paper work in different aspects of ethics and professionalism. In the ‘Ford Pinto Case...

      830 Words | 2 Pages   Cost–benefit analysis, Ethics