Ford Pinto Scandal Essays and Term Papers

  • Ford Pinto

    to each of us. The makers of Ford Motor Company put an unsafe car on the market called the Pinto. The people of the company knew that the car was unsafe but instead took short cuts to produce more Pinto’s verses worrying about the safety of the people driving the pinto. Ford motor company took on an unethical...

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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

    “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...

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  • 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...

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  • Ford Pinto

    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 is usually required to develop a car. The regular time to produce an...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Ford Pinto

    Ford Pinto Jasmine Zeno, Shayla Lewis, Mark Ransom MGT/216 May 26, 2012 Steve Fletcher Ford Pinto Team “D” brought the Ford Motor Company to the forefront to discuss the Ford Pinto and the organizational values of the Ford Motor Company to sell the Ford Pinto to the public. The team analyzed the...

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  • 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...

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  • Ford Pinto

    Ford Pinto From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ford Pinto Ford Pinto Manufacturer Ford Motor Company Production 1970–1980 Model years 1971-1980 Assembly St. Thomas, Ontario Edison, New Jersey Richmond, California Successor Ford Escort Class Subcompact car Body style 2-door coupé 2-door...

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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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  • The Ford Pinto

    The Ford Pinto In 1968 the Ford Motor Company introduced a subcompact car, called the Pinto, and began to produce it. The car was developed and designed quickly to gain a large market share. However, during crash tests a serious issue with the gas tank was revealed. When crashes exceeded 25 mph, the...

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  • 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...

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  • Ford Pinto

    Case Analysis Ford Pinto Executive Summary In order to compete with the foreign auto companies, Ford has decided to launch its small car model Pinto at 1971, with a tight two-year schedule developments. A deign problem was found though the crush test- the fuel tank will rupture while in...

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  • Ford Pinto

    Ford Pinto MGT/216 Ford Pinto This paper will discuss the role that people, products, and profits play in the decisions they make regarding the Ford Pinto and present clarity to how all these areas play a valuable role in the decision making process. During the research and development of the paper...

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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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  • Ford Pinto

    FORD PINTO There was a time when the “made in Japan” label brought a predictable smirk of superiority to the face of most Americans. The quality of most Japanese products usually was as low as their price. In fact, few imports could match their domestic counterparts, the proud products of "Yankee know-how...

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  • Ford Pinto

    Francisco Diaz III HUM401A Case study The 1971-1980 Ford Pinto was another of Ford's "pony" cars. Dozens of accounts have been written to commemorate Lee Iacocca's foresight in pushing for production of the Mustang, the sporty compact that started the ponycar craze in the mid Sixties. However...

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  • 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...

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