Q1: Who are the stakeholders involved and what are their interests?
The stakeholders involved are Kardell’s employees, investors, Riverside citizens and also the Legal Council. The employees have concerns about the health and safety issues linked to Sonox. They must be confirmed they are free from Sonox Poisoning and receive a free medical treatment if they are confirmed infected. The investors cares about this issue because Kardell most likely have to make improvements in the filtering of waste water or convert to a system of recycled water. Any changes that shut down the plant for any period of time will harm the company and the investors also. At the same time, they are also worried about the pollution caused as a result of operations and would like to curtail environment damage. Riverside citizens concerned about the pollution of Sonox and its possible side effects on their city. They would like the company to implement new procedures that would be in the best interest of both Kardell and the community. Kardell legal council cares about Sonox issue because it is their responsibility to ensure that the company is complying with all the rules and regulations on operations and environmental safety. Thus, their main concerns are lawsuits that could arise if it is proven that Sonox is related to the medical issues such as the high rates of miscarriage and respiratory issues that community is facing.
Q2: Which stakeholders and interests are the most important? Why?
All the citizens of the Riverside city is the most important stakeholders that Kardell must taking care. Even though other stakeholders are concerns with this issue, the implications will highly affect the citizens in terms of their health and safety. This chemical has cause the incidence of the miscarriage, birth defects and respiratory ailments as reported. Even though there are no definite proof that all the health problems are linked to the Sonox but number of local doctors have expressed...
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