Individual Paper – Analysis of an Ethical Dilemma
The assignment is as follows:
Each student should research and write a paper about an organization that has encountered a serious ethical dilemma in the past. Please do not use examples that have or will be discussed in the course.
Your paper should include, but is not limited to: 1) A factual summary of the ethical dilemma that the organization experienced; 2) the organization’s reaction to this dilemma; 3) how the organization’s reaction to the situation affected each of the major stakeholders in this situation. Include each stakeholder’s position in this case and their reaction; 4) your opinion as to whether the organization responded in the most ethical manner possible; 5) several alternative responses that the organization could have taken and the probable consequences of each; 6) describe how the relationship between the organization and its stakeholders changed after this incident, if at all; etc.
Paper length and format – Papers should be 6 – 10 pages in length (double spaced with a one inch margin) plus a reference page.