Purpose: To learn about some simple and pragmatic management decision aids when dealing with ethical dilemmas.
Read the following article in your course pack and focus your thinking on the associated discussion question.
"How to Make Tough Ethical Calls." Seglin, Jeffrey L. In Harvard Management Update, Case #U0504C. Published 04/01/2005, Harvard Business School Publishing.
Should the executive discussed in this article disclose the
investigation to the firm's auditors? Hint: Consider accounting and
financial concepts of "materiality" in reporting requirements as well as
all potential ethical implications of this decision.