Lesson 4 Assignment 4 - Ashley B. Hilliard 258-10-0169...

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Ashley B. Hilliard 258-10-0169 October 4, 2010- January 21, 2011 BA 541 Lesson#4, Assignment 4 Review the 'mini-cases' "Johns-Manville Corporation: Asbestos Legacy" (pages 185-187) and "Exxon Valdez: Worst Oil Spill in United States History (pages 187-190); choose ONE of the two to analyze further by answering the questions below using 300-350 well-chosen words: Exxon Valdez questions: 1. Should Exxon's officers and lawyers pay the $5 billion in punitive damages to settle this case? Why or why not? 2. Should Captain Hazelwood have been convicted of criminal drunkenness in this case? If so, how would that have changed the outcome of the settlement? If not, why not? 3. Has Captain Hazelwood settled his 'debt' in this case by agreeing to serve 1000 hours in cleanup time in Alaska? Explain. 4. What should be done now, if anything, and who should do it in order to settle this case? 5. Respond to Hosmer's statement. Do you believe this sentiment applies to all responsibilities of senior executives in corporations - that is, do they all need to show
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Lesson 4 Assignment 4 - Ashley B. Hilliard 258-10-0169...

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