facilities that already existed at their firm, he was not in favor of further expenditure in this area. Most managers at this meeting resoundingly agreed with Bob, and business continued on to another topic.Kirk did not hear a word during the rest of the meeting. He kept wondering how the company could possibly have such a casual attitude toward the environment. Yet he did not know if, how, or when he could share his opinion. Soon he started reflecting on whether this was the right firm for him. What should Kirk do? Putting Corporate Responsibility first, but recognizing the politics at play, what is the most ethical thing to do? The most practical? What strategy would you suggest to Kirk if he came to you for advice?Use the Instructions for Case Analyses to craft a response to this case, articulating the main issues and ethical dilemma. Review the assessment criteria below before you begin writing.
Submit a written paper which is 2-3-pages in length exclusive of reference page and that is double-spaced. You should cite relevant resources in APA format. Papers will be assessed using the following criteria:The Written assignment:identifies all the relevant facts of the case articulates overarching ethical issues including the extent of Kirk's responsibility to take action; how the interests of the firm (and stockholders) can be balanced against the environmental interests; what obligation the company has to future generations and citizens. identifies all stakeholders poses possible alternatives and ethics of each alternative. Paper should explore the possible alternatives and ethics from the Utilitarian Perspective, the Rights Perspective, orthe Justice Perspective identifies all practical constraints recommends a specific action Kirk should take (may include leaving the company) is of high quality, writing is clear and professional conforms to the structural requirements including APA style guidelines for References. Group Activity - Preliminary Work The ability to work in teams is critical to a successful business career. In larger corporations, quality circles at all levels of management include experts from different specialty areas (e.g., a finance person, a marketing person, an engineer, and a lawyer might all work together on developing the next year's model of a car, or of an umbrella. In smaller firms, the partners may have different strengths, so work together to satisfy clients, e.g., the money person might work with the design person, and the personnel manager to decide where they should develop the next housing construction. Whatever the case, working effectively as a member of a work group or team is an essential skill for MBA graduates to have in their toolboxes. Beginning in Unit 4 you will be placed into a team and required to work together for the next few units to develop a Code of Conduct. This unit requires that you do some preliminary work before beginning the teamwork.