Reference no: EM131212047
Scenario topics include:
1. Do you accept an invitation to fly business class to a host nation in Asia in preparation to discuss doing business. What should you say, to whom and how without loss of face an embarrassment?
2. In doing business in Asia it is accepted within Australian MNC's that providing bribes is common practice. What should you say, to whom and haw to change the attitude that businesses must engage in bribery to obtain overseas business.
3. You are a Star AFL player who has committed with the other 40 players not to go out on a Saturday night to nightclubs thus avoiding potential conflict. Half way through the AFL footy year you breach team rules. Should you say anything, and if so to whom with the threat of suspension?
4. You're a new law graduate and you are pressured to bill business every 15 minutes. In an effort to meet billable hours of work you canvass work and charge for advice that has not been directly requested by the client. What should you say, to whom and how to change the legal firm's attitude that canvassing legal work unsolicited and charging is unethical.
5. You're a banker when you are seen by a fellow colleague gambling and losing at roulette. Should you speak to your bank branch manager and inform him or her of what you saw take place in the crown casino or speak to your colleague directly?
6. You're a political party and you hold a fund raising dinner and for $100,000 you can sit at the Prime Minister's table. Three weeks later it is announced that your organisation has won a government contract to provide education services to outer western Sydney. Has the contract process been tainted with unfair access to a key government decision maker? Should business and or individuals have the same or restricted access to the Prime Minster based upon the ability to make political donations?
7. You are an ANZ senior international banker eager to loan a foreign Prince over $100 million to acquire land from land owners in Cambodia for $100 per acre and re-sell the same land for between $1-5 million per acre. How would you go about having the international banker realise that they have an obligation to ensure that the money they loan out is used for good corporate social responsible actions that benefits the community.
8. In order to access the Indian soft drink market, the sales and marketing manager agrees to enter into an joint venture with the Punjab Provincial government in India to create 50,000 agricultural jobs over the next five years. How will you (the Sales and Marketing Manager in India) convince the CEO of Coca Cola in the parent company that the Joint Venture objectives need to be fulfilled and not reneged upon? What will you say, to whom and how to achieve a worldview where agreements are fulfilled and not broken? Other potential scenarios are open to discussion and require your tutor's approval.
How to construct an 800 word ethical scenario
1. Briefly introduce an ethical theme
2. Stipulate what ethical dilemma is confronting your key character
3. Provide background information on the company
4. Provide background information on the key character
5. Highlight the key and positive/negative challenges confronting the key character in the organisation
6. Highlight the reaction to undertaking an exciting project
7. Highlight the response of the key character in your scenario to an unreasonable and corrupt request
8. Document how the second character in the scenario will respond to the unreasonable request made to the key character in your scenario How does the key character initially respond to the feedback?
9. Document how the third character in the scenario will respond to the unreasonable request made to the key character in your scenario. How does the key character initially respond to the feedback?
10. Document how the Fourth character in the scenario will respond to the unreasonable request made to the key character in your scenario. How does the key character initially respond to the feedback?
11. How does the key character seek to persuade the other members in the organisation to adopt a new woridview? What could he/she say, to whom, when and how to achieve a shift in the worldview of the other employees/managers?