Essay on How Safe Is Safe Case Study

902 Words Feb 21st, 2013 4 Pages
How Safe is Safe Case Study

1. As a company, would you describe PPI as having an identifiable philosophy of moral values? How do its policies contribute to this philosophy?
In some ways PPI’s moral values can be considered distinguished. The reason I say this is because as we know, all for profit organizations are obviously out to make money and many will cut corners or sacrifice their future for quick gains. PPI could have very well kept their facility up to code just enough to comply with the law, but instead they are going above and beyond their own narrow self interest to insure the safety of their facility and provide a great working environment for their employees. This organization has obviously instilled some good moral
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3. Regarding safety issues, how does management see its responsibilities toward its employees? How do the attorneys see their responsibilities toward PPI?
I think management realizes what their responsibility is to their employees as it pertains to safety issues, take it very seriously and are doing their best to make sure that it remains a priority. They are investing the necessary resources to make sure that the working environment remains safe for the employees, even though it may pose some risks for the company if an injury or claim were to arise in the future. I think the attorneys view their responsibility to PPI somewhat differently than how PPI view their responsibilities to their employees. I would categorize the attorneys’ views closely to an egoism ethical perspective. They want to take the necessary measure to protect PPI’s and their own interest but not the employees. I think it’s apparent with the attorneys having an issue with PPI hiring outside auditors to survey the plant every year. In some ways I don’t disagree with the attorneys views, because if they do not advise PPI of the potential exposures, than it wouldn’t be good representation on their part.

4. Why does it appear that the ethics of PPI and its attorneys are in conflict?
I think the reason there’s conflict between PPI and the attorneys ethics is because PPI is looking in the best interest of its employees and the
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