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Final Case Study 1 Nathaniel Ogden “Final Case Study” ASL 220 Professor MacDonald
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Final Case Study 2 Ethical dilemmas always comes up. Depending on the scenario, individuals may approach it in different ways. Each situation is unique and requires multiple perspective to be put into place in order for a solution can brought up to help. In this final case study, an ethical dilemma is put into place. In the scenario, “Report a Bribe, or Provide Meds,”Alistair, a chief legal officer of a well respected company making life-saving drugs, was called to do an investigative report about price-fixing rumors in their European offices. Their company has a strict ethics policy and is against price-fixing and bribery. While investigating for his report, he found out that his company pay an extraordinarily large commision payment to a Romanian distributor who delivers medical kits ito Bosnia. Alistair thinks it is a bribe because he was told that the distributor needs the money to pay militia units to pass into certain blocked zones or risk being shot. This goes against their bribery policy and if caught, could make their company lose their reputation. Given the circumstances, there are two main conflicts with this scenario. The first conflict is Alistair wants to obey the rules and laws of effective ethical trading and follow his company’s primary codes of ethics and not tolerate any sort of bribing, The second conflict is Alistair’s company want to help deliver medial kits into Bosnia, but has to settle a bribery like exchange in order for the kits to reach the affected areas of Bosnia. Doing so, Alistair’s company must break their own code of ethics and have the distributors bribe the militia units to allow them to pass the road blocks. When he questioned his head executive about their practices, it seem he was more interested in business rather than the reputation of the company.
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Final Case Study 3 Assuming Alistair’s company’s base of operations is in the United States, his actions, in regards to business trading, would apply to the code of ethics set forth by National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (Nasdaq) in 2016, as well as the code of ethics for
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