Ethical Decisions Made By Operations Managers

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This paper intends to define operations management and analyze an ethics decision made by operations managers in the workplace or in a known organization.
Production and Operations Management (POM) is about the transformation of production and operational inputs into outputs that, when distributed, meet the needs of customers. The process is often referred to as the Conversion Process. There are several different methods of handling the conversion or production process: Job, Batch, Flow and Group. POM incorporates many tasks that are interdependent, but which can be grouped under five main headings: Product,
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All the names of the people involved were changed for privacy rights reasons.
The issue in particular involved a female employee, Beth, allegedly linked to a criminal organization dedicated to bring and distribute counterfeit products from the Continental United States into and along the western United States. One of the employees within our office, Anthony, was already investigating this organization and I was the senior advisor providing guidance and support to him. Beth was the office clerk. Anthony and I had already identified, through conducting surveillance and by visiting the businesses afterwards for visual confirmation and purchase of evidence, the type of products and brand that the organization was bringing and distributing. It was then, when another employee advised Anthony that they had seen several boxes of the same type and brand of
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