Roger Berg--Management Ethics

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CASE 2: Roger Berg | BUS500M Management Principles and DynamicsProf. Reynaldo Lugtu (DBA Cand.) | Glenn CabacangRj ManalangWenzi Jeanne MartinezJoyce OngRyan Yuquico | I. Synthesis Roger Berg, the Vice President for Planning of the Lake Corporation, had to recommend a subcontractor for the environmental study project in connection with their planned large resort. The contract has been decided in principle to be awarded to Ceil Grant, one of their regular subcontractors. However, after a lunch conversation with Del, who represented a larger contractor firm, Roger changed his mind, now recommending Del’s company to take on the project instead. Faced with a situation of moral dilemma, he has to decide what would be the right thing to do.…show more content…
VII. Alternative Courses of Action * Roger will ultimately let his boss decide to choose from either of the two recommended subcontractors. PROS Roger… * will not be faced with any sort of ethical dilemmas and conflict of interest * will be considered as a just manager with good business ethics. * will facilitate a fair competition among subcontractors. * will be able to maintain his professional relationship with both Del and Ceil healthily. CONS * Roger is in a position that requires him to make sound and objective decisions for the good of the company. Avoiding making important decisions will put his managerial skills into question. * Roger could just pursue the contract with Ceil Grant. After all, it was his first choice and the firm had done outstanding work from the previous projects and has great past transactions record history with the company. His management decision will not be tainted with personal favors. PROS * Roger will not be faced with any ethical dilemma and will be considered as business professional with good business ethics * Ceil Grant is could still deliver outstanding job just the same as before * Ceil Grant and her employees’ job security would be protected. * No need to train Ceil Grant’s company because they have been

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