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Unformatted text preview: settlement proposal as unethical. Do you agree or disagree with this view? Dow Corning ultimately declared bankruptcy due to the liability claims filed against it. What accounts for the differences in the outcomes for these two firms? Do you think that this response was ethical? As an ethical (not a legal) matter, do you think that Dow Chemical should be financially liable for damages assessed against Dow Corning? a. Describe the rationale for each point of view for each case. b. Report how your group (or how the individuals in your group) come down on these ethical questions for the two cases. 2. What effect, if any, do you think that limited liability may have had on the product safety investments of the firms (Dow and Merck) involved in these two cases?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2008 for the course PAM 4230 taught by Professor Tennyson during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '07