Ethics and Corporate Responsibility in the Workplace and the World

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Ethics and Corporate Responsibility in the Workplace and the World

A Case Study of PharmaCARE

Institution: Strayer University

The stakeholders in this scenario include
1. The company, namely PharmaCARE which has a subsidiary known as CompCARE in Colberia.
2. WellCo which is the company that has purchased CompCARE
3. The employees of CompCARE
4. The indigenous population of Colberia
5. The government and regulatory agencies of Colberia.

Analyzing the ethics of PharmaCARE’s treatment of the Colberia’s indigenous population and its rank-and-file workers versus that of its executives.
We define business ethics as the principles and values that define acceptable conduct for business institutions. Acceptability of corporate
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The minimum expectation for business managers is that they should abide to and uphold these rules and regulations (Griseri & Seppala, 2010). The majority of the legal and ethical issues that arise are as a result of choices that are deemed unethical, irresponsible, or otherwise acceptable by the society. It is however worth noting that not all actions that the society deems unethical may not necessarily be illegal since both legal and ethical issues are dynamic (Hines, 2000).
In this case, the manner in which PharmaCARE has treated Colberia’s indigenous population falls within the definition of unethical practices as well as unacceptable corporate behavior. To start with the company has unfair compensation policies that pay huge salaries to executives and exploit the rank-to-file workers. These workers receive poor salaries and are exposed to harsh and unsafe working conditions. In addition, the company subjects the workers to unsafe working conditions.
Determine whether Allen could legally fire each of the three (3) workers—Donna, Tom, and Ayesha. Suggest steps he should take to minimize the risks to his department and the company.
The move by Allen to fire Donna, Tom, and Ayesha falls under wrongful and unfair dismissal as outlined below.
1. Donna – This employee health has

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