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Test Review - LUTHER SETZER Your test grade is PEND QUESTION 1 [QUESTION BANK ID: 120902] TYPE: ESSAY Complete a case analysis of either Case 20 Robin Hood , or Case 21 Dilemma at Devil s Den . You should work this case as you have others during the class , ensuring that you have identified the problem and justified your recommended solution based upon your knowledge of strategic management principles and practices . The case is valued at 40 points . << HIDE ANSWERS The case " Dilemma at Devil ' s Den " represents a case of a weak company culture lacking clearly articulated and strongly enforced corporate ethics ( Thompson , Gamble , Strickland , 2009 ) . The protagonist in the case , Susan , outlines a litany of abuses taking place within the local establishment of College Food Services ( CFS ) known as The Devil ' s Den . According to Susan , the natural human inclination to maximize gain per unit of effort thoroughly manifests itself in the loose company culture at her workplace . The lack of explicitly articulated and rigorously enforced codes of conduct has allowed the worst aspects of human nature to run rampant at her workplace . The property rights of CFS to dictate the dispensation of its own inventory meet routine violation at Susan ' s place of work . As she rightly notes , these violations happen due to the lax policies of CFS itself . Evidently , no higher levels of management willingly take action to monitor and control the pilfering of supplies at The Devil ' s Den . In anecdote after anecdote , Susan
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This note was uploaded on 08/25/2011 for the course BUS 5480 taught by Professor Nwabueze during the Summer '11 term at FIT.

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