Moral Decision Making business ethically Johnson and Johnson

Anonymous
timer Asked: Jan 4th, 2019
account_balance_wallet $10

Question description

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos

Lisa Girion, Reuters

December 15, 2018

https://www.businessinsider.com/johnson-and-johnson-knew-for-decades-baby-powder-contained-asbestos-2018-12

According to internal documents reviewed by Reuters, Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos. The documents said from at least 1971 to the early 2000s the powders sometimes tested positive for small traces of asbestos.

The documents apparently showed that company executives and lawyers were worried about the problem and how to address it, but never disclosed it to regulators or the public.

Incorporating what you learned in Unit 1, regarding the steps in moral decision-making and how it is different from everyday decision-making, describe what in your opinion, the company should have done when they became aware that their product sometimes tested positive for small traces of asbestos.

Please respond substantively to least two of your classmates, weighing in regarding your thoughts about what they have expressed.

Tutor Answer

benwamonicah
School: University of Virginia

Attached.

Running Head: MORAL DECISION MAKING

Moral Decision Making
Institution Affiliation
Date:

1

MORAL DECISION MAKING
Every business whether small scale or large scale is bound to making a certain decision.
The decision that they pick to make must be ethically right. However, some of the companies
have been found in situations that affect their customers. Some have made decisions
unknowingly while others tend not to know what is affecting their companies. Despi...

flag Report DMCA
Review

Anonymous
Good stuff. Would use again.

Similar Questions
Hot Questions
Related Tags

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors