Read the case carefully before answering the questions. Also read the questions carefully in order to understand exactly what you are being asked to do. Make sure that your answers are based on the application of appropriate theoretical concepts and techniques.
Answer the following questions:
1. Identify three actions related to the channel stuffing scheme that you deem to be unethical. Use the ethical analysis techniques discussed in this course to explain why you consider these actions to be unethical.
2. The case states that Galvatrens had put in place a number of procedures and policies to detect and prevent unethical behavior. Yet, many unethical decisions were made and only one person came forward to report such misconduct. Why did Galvatren’s efforts at preventing unethical behavior fail? Justify your answer using concepts discussed in this class.
3.Do you believe that Galvatren’s CEO bears any responsibility for the company’s failure to promote ethical behavior. If yes, explain why. If not, explain why not.
4.Do you believe that Galvatren’s board bears any responsibility for the company’s failure to promote ethical behavior. If yes, explain why. If not, explain why not. What should the board do now to prevent unethical behavior in the future. Use concepts discussed in class to justify your answer.