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inconsistency in the lot. Despite all of the information, Harry shouts at Stanton and tells him that he already made his decision to wait and see if Jane discovers the problem. Not only is Harry forcing Stanton to violate protocol, he is making Stanton withhold important information from Jane. If Jane does not discover the problem with the cables, Harry does not care if he sends out defected laminated cables to a military contractor, a major customer of Bryson Cable, despite thepossible risks of using defective cables. 2. I believe it is wrong for Bryson Cable to sell the faulty cable to their major customer. According to utilitarianism, it is wrong for Bryson Cable to sell faulty cable to the customer because it will not produce the maximum amount of happiness and will not reduce the amount ofpain and suffering. Bryson Cable will be selling the defected cables to a military contractor, which means the cables will be used in fuses in military missiles. If the defected cable caused themissile to misfire, U.S. service members or civilians could be severely harmed or even killed. In addition, if the military contractor found out that Bryson Cable sold them defective cables, they could be sued and they will probably lose because Harry told Stanton to violate protocol. If Bryson Cable lost the lawsuit, the company could lose many more customers and the company would eventually reach its downfall and thousands of employees could lose their jobs. The damage that the defected cables could potentially cause far outweigh the benefits. By selling faulty cables to a major customer, Bryson Cable is not considering the long term damages and
harm it can cause. They are prioritizing the short term benefits while disregarding the greater good.According the Kantian ethics, in order to determine whether an action is morally good or not depends on the intentions of the agent performing the action instead of the consequences. When assessing Bryson Cable’s decision to sell faulty cables to their customer, it is evident that Harry Jackson, the plant manager and vice president of operations, had negative intentions. Harry was