Harry was aware that several samples in the lot did not pass the test to ensure

Harry was aware that several samples in the lot did

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Jackson, the plant manager and vice president of operations, had negative intentions. Harry was aware that several samples in the lot did not pass the test to ensure the integrity of the product, however, he intentionally made his employee violate protocol and act as if everything was fine. Harry did not have good intentions to produce quality, safe products for his customers. Instead, he cared more about the profit, showing that he did not have good intentions in selling the faulty cables to the military contractor. According the virtue ethics, it is wrong for Bryson Cable to sell defected cables to their customer. Bryson Cable violated several virtues in their decision to sell faulty cables to the military contractor. Additionally, virtue ethics directly applies to how people in managerial positions should behave. A major virtue that was violated was integrity. When taking into account the degree of integrity of vice president of operations and plant manager, Harry Jackson, it is evident that he is behaving arrogantly, authoritatively, and mercilessly towards his customers and his employees. Harry is taking dangerous risks and treats his employees extremely poorly, which means he is not well respected as a manager. Because Harry is not behaving virtuously, he is causing his employees, particularly Stanton, to behave unvirtuously as well. In this case, the Bryson Cable’s virtues do not instill a ‘win-win’ affair. Although Harry may believe he is ‘winning,’ he is causing Stanton to feel an immense amount of stress and pressure from selling the faulty cables. In addition, the virtue of transparency was violated. By withholding important information, Bryson Cable is endangering their employees by providing defective products. 3. In the first problem where Harry demands Stanton to violate protocol by not reporting the sample test failure, Stanton could have ignored Harry’s demand and went ahead and report the failure anyway. If he reported the failure, the other employees would be aware of this and work to get the situation handled by creating better warhead cables for their customer. It is better for
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