Business Ethics - Outline
Meaning and Rights at Work
Running head: BUSINESS ETHICS
The management of UBER is implicitly expected to ensure the smooth functioning of its
network systems. Its clients (drivers) are expected to adhere to quality, trustworthy, and honest
performance towards any UBER customer. The two expect each other to act in good faith for the
sake of each other. UBER corporate culture relies on the implicit willingness of two very
separate stakeholders for it to function, unlike, maybe, MacDonald’s, that heavily relies on the
management to ensure performance. The clear differentiation of management and workers in
UBER makes it a blue ocean type of company in today’s working environment (White, 2017).
UBER solely relies on the “willing buyer, willing seller” mentality, where the drivers must be
prepared to make money for the company to benefit financially. Should that relationship
deteriorate, then the whole system breaks down. However, this system is beneficial since it
requires minimal structural resources to set up.
UBER mission statement is straightforward, “to make transportation as reliable as
running water, everywhere, for everyone.” UBER’s mission statement augurs so well with the
company’s culture as it empowers drivers to work and people to travel wherever and whenever
they want. Like its mission statement, UBER has provided a reliable way of transport that
available and dependable to the customer and empowers its employees to better financial returns.
However, it is limited especially in countries that have refused...