Business Ethics of Exxon Cause and Effect Essay by supercalifragilistic

Business Ethics of Exxon
An analysis of how the Exxon company and its unethical corporate conduct in the past has affected the way businesses in general must operate.
# 96284 | 5,890 words | 20 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper discusses certain business decisions made by Exxon and their impact on other businesses. It describes the background to each instance of unethical corporate conduct on the part of Exxon. It discusses the ethical considerations that evolved from these instances and the addition of new regulations that the industry has seen in response to the Exxon incidents.

Table of Contents:
Business Impact of Exxon and Ethical Considerations
Grand Bois, Louisiana Overview
Analysis of the Factors that Led to Grand Bois
Exxon Valdez Analysis
Exxon's Pipeline from Chad to the Atlantic
Industry Specific Impact of Exxon's Ethical Dilemmas
Business Impacts of Exxon's Ethical Dilemmas
Recommendations for Future Research

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Bowen, M. & Power, F. (1993 Apr). The moral manager: Communicative ethics and the Exxon Valdez disaster. Business Ethics, 3(2). Retrieved December 1, 2006, from Business Source Complete database.
  • Call for an extra Exxon Valdex payout. (2002). Disaster Prevention and Management, 11(3). Retrieved December 1, 2006, from ProQuest database.
  • Carson, S. (2006 Mar). Gert's moral theory and its application to bioethics cases. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 16(1). Retrieved December 1, 2006, from ProQuest database.
  • Carson, R., Mitchell, R., Hanemann, M., Kopp, R., et al. (2003 Jul). Contingent valuation and lost passive use: Damage from the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Environmental and Resource Economics, 25(3). Retrieved December 1, 2006, from ProQuest database.

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