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Actions to Change Adverse Environment Decisions

1.The company you work for has made a decision that - although legal - adversely affects the environment. You feel strongly that the decision is wrong. Describe two actions you could take to try to change the decision. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of each.

2. Consistent with its cost-based strategy, the company you work for frequently makes decisions that are designed to get the most work out of its employees for the least cost. This results in employees not being treated well - though not illegally. Would these decisions be less ethical if the company had a quality-based strategy?

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1. The company you work for has made a decision that - although legal - adversely affects the environment. You feel strongly that the decision is wrong. Describe two actions you could take to try to change the decision. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of each.

One of the actions that I will take to change the decision will be to approach the Top Management or strategic decision makers behind this decision and explain them about the consequences of this decision from ethical perspective, as well as from the perspective of Corporate Social Responsibility. In other words, I will highlight the potential long term consequences of this legal, yet ethical decision from the perspective of overall corporate image of the organization. I will try to convince them about reversing or change this decision by putting forth examples of other socially responsible organizations that have avoided ...

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The solution describes actions that can be taken to change a wrong decision and outlines advantages and disadvantages of each action.

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