Case Study : 2.3 The Trouble with business ethics


  1. In an organization’s efforts to maintain ethical standards, how important is it to encourage and support employees who report possible incidents of ethical wrongdoing (i.e., engage in whistle blowing)? Why? What can companies do to support whistleblowers?
  2. What actions are described in this case study that companies have applied to improve ethical standards in their organizations? Are these substantive changes, more mostly symbolic? Why?