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lec13 - poisoning • J&J recalled all Tylenol products...

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1 Why are ethics important? • Keeps you out of jail • Lets you sleep at night • Helps you do the right thing What are corporate ethics? Ethical corporations focus on core business Leaders can condone unethical behavior – or punish it Corporate culture and structure should support ethical behavior Corporate ethics from “the top” • Motivation for ethical behavior must be internal • Organizations must have clear vision and support individual integrity Johnson & Johnson acts on the Tylenol scare In 1980s, 7 died of cyanide
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Unformatted text preview: poisoning • J&J recalled all Tylenol products and halted production • Went against advice of lawyers and PR consultants • Corporate consensus that customer health was most important 2 Ethical behavior from “the bottom” Doesn’t happen overnight Develop good habits Professor Swiontek’s Career Advice • Be nice to secretaries • Spell check and proof read memos • Be polite in emails • Take (reasonable) risks • Ask the tough questions • Trust your gut instinct • Do the right thing...
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2009 for the course CS 101 taught by Professor Swiontek during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.

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lec13 - poisoning • J&J recalled all Tylenol products...

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