TITLE

How employees decide which way to go

AUTHOR(S)
Larimer, Louie V.
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Workforce (10928332);Dec97, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the issue of ethical principles that guide executives and managers' decisions involving critical and controversial issues affecting their companies. Different philosophical thoughts on ethics; Presentation of a case about Dow Corning Corp.'s decision in a case involving a lawsuit filed by a woman claiming the company's product was responsible for her autoimmune disease.
ACCESSION #
1468

 

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