• Ethics in the Workplace
    played a key role in this case. In June of 1992 after an increasing number of consumer complaints and investigations, they made accusations against Sears, Roebuck and Co. They accused them of breaking the state’s Auto Repair Act. They wanted to revoke their license in all the Sears auto centers in...
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  • Sears, Roebuck, and Co. the Auto Center Scandal
    SEARS, ROEBUCK, AND CO. THE AUTO CENTER SCANDAL History and Introduction of Sear, Roebuck, and Co. Sears, Roebuck and Co began in the 19th century and sold farm supplies and consumer items as a small mail order company. The first Sears retail store opened up in Chicago on the 2nd February...
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  • Sears Scandal of 90's
    SEARS, ROEBUCK, AND CO.: THE AUTO CENTER SCANDAL Sears, Roebuck, and Co. began in the late 1800s as a mail-order company that sold farm supplies and other consumer items. Its first retail store opened in the mid-1920s. Responding to changes in American society, such as the move from farms to...
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  • Week5
    facilitator. The case studies are found in the text near the end of the given chapter. • Merck and River Blindness in Ch. 2 • Pinto Fires in Ch. 4 • Sears, Roebuck, and Co.: The Auto Center Scandal in Ch. 7 • Videotek Corporation in Ch. 9 • Culture Change at Texaco in Ch. 9 • An Unethical...
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  • Are the Actions of People in the Workplace a Consequence of Individual or Organisational Characteristics? What Would Promote Ethical Behaviour at Work?
    . Conclusion A. Am I Walking My Ethical Talk? X. Discussion Questions XI. Case: Sears, Roebuck and Co.: The Auto Center Scandal XII. Short Case Teaching Notes - Discussion Questions 1. Have you ever been in a situation, especially a work situation, where the norms...
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  • Organizational Ethics
    text near the end of the given chapter. o Merck and River Blindness in Ch. 2 o Pinto Fires in Ch. 4 o Sears, Roebuck, and Co.: The Auto Center Scandal in Ch. 7 o Videotek Corporation in Ch. 9 o Culture Change at Texaco in Ch. 9 o An Unethical Culture in Need of Change: Tap Pharmaceuticals in...
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  • Ethics in the Workplace
    regarding the Sears, Roebuck and Company’s ethical dilemmas regarding the questionable business practices of their Auto Service Centers. Symptoms of the problems were evident for Sears. There were actions that were needed to be taken that would have prevented the company from obtaining a negative...
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  • Csr and International Business Ethics
    Honduran street children, allegations that Sears Roebuck & Co. engaged in sales abuses at its auto centers by pressuring customers to purchase unneeded or unwanted services, lawsuits against Dow Corning for its sale of defective silicone breast implants, and lawsuits against the tobacco industry for...
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  • Ethic
    case studies are found in the text near the end of the given chapter. o Merck and River Blindness in Ch. 2 o Pinto Fires in Ch. 4 o Sears, Roebuck, and Co.: The Auto Center Scandal in Ch. 7 o Videotek Corporation in Ch. 9 o Culture Change at Texaco...
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  • Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Case Study
    market is a “Loyal Sears” customer. In turn, this will reduce possible cannibalism of the Goodyear brand. Calculations (Statistics And Data) - Sear Replacement Tire Share Market was 5.5% (case Exhibit 5) - Total Replacement Tire Sales in the U.S. was 155.4 million (case Exhibit 3) -The case refers to 850 Sears Auto Centers Outlets 155.4 million x .055 = 8,547,000 / 850 = 10,055 approximately tires sold in 1991 @ Sears....
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  • Student
    frequency identification technology and a complex satellite network system linking stores, distributors and suppliers, accomplished inventory control and overhead reduction. (Case Study: Wal-Mart’s). Sears, Roebuck & Company Strategies detailed by the company for the future growth of Sears...
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  • Corporate Compliance Benchmarking
    . (2007) Auto company CEOs rolling in dough. People’s Weekly World. Retrieved November 30, 2007, from ProQuest database. Sears (2007). Corporate Governance Case Study. Retrieved November 30, 2007 from http://www.ragm.com/books/corp_gov/cases/cs_sears.html Turcotte, C. B. (2004, November 15...
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  • Swot Analysis
    Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) | Date | NameCourseProfessor | Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) was created in 2005 when the already successful Sears Roebuck & Co. merged with the bankrupted K-mart corporation to become the fourth largest broad line retailer in the United States and...
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  • Sears Logistics
    covered.  Finally, the case describes the recent supply chain initiatives of implementing collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment (CPFR) by Sears. Who are they? Sears, officially named Sears, Roebuck and Co., is an American chain of Department stores which was founded by Richard Warren...
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  • Enron
    Sears |Sears-Roebuck and Co. | |[pic] | |The current logo, used since 2010. | | Type |Subsidiary...
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  • Sears and Walmart
    catalog. Sears, Roebuck, & Co name was adopted in 1893, and by 1896---with the slogan “Cheapest Supply House on Earth”--- Sears’ catalog included: dolls, icebox refrigerators, cook stoves, and later groceries, washing machines, cream separators, and the Encyclopedia Britannica. Sears’ first IPO took...
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  • The Corporate Ethics of Sears, Roebuck & Co.
    industry wan http://articles.latimes.com/1992-06-13/business/fi-123_1_auto-repair-centers http://www.brainmass.com/homework-help/business/business-analysis/176748 In June 1992, the California Department of Consumer Affairs accused Sears, Roebuck, and Co. of violating the state's Auto Repair Act...
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  • Scam
    . ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS-WALMART. • Potential competitors:  Sears, Roebuck & Co., Kmart. E.J.Korvette, W.T.Grant, Atlantic Mills, Arlans, Federals, Zayre, Heck's, Ames, Home Depot, Local Merchants, Regional Discount Stores. • Rivalry: Several formerly successful firms like...
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  • Communication Ethics
    . O'Rourke, IV. Published by Prentice Hall. Copyright © 2010 by Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 3 ● Communication Ethics 79 CASE 3-2 A Collection Scandal at Sears, Roebuck & Company A “Half-Billion Dollar” Handwritten Letter As an extensive investigation would later reveal, Sears...
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  • Sears Case
    /2004) of Sears Roebuck & Co. was the price-to-sales ratio. (See Exhibit 1) We believe this is the case because the value of the company is closely related to the amount of revenues in the retail industry. Sears Roebuck & Co. is priced at the level of performance they are currently operating at. The...
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