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Sunbeam and "Chainsaw Al"

Sunbeam and "Chainsaw Al"

This is a case study regarding ethical and financial dilemnas that occurred at Sunbeam. Reference material and classroom discussion questions are also provided. The cases should be used for discussion rather than to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of administrative, ethical or legal decisions by management.


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Rebecca Bogie
Rebecca Bogie (Faculty)
3 years ago
An interesting case for students to discuss ethical issues from many perspectives such as treatment of employees, board oversight responsibilities, "superstar" CEOs, etc.
Dr. R. Lee Viar IV
Dr. R. Lee Viar IV (Faculty)
11 years ago

I liked how the case was laid out, it was extremely user friendly for the classroom. The format allowed for strategic pauses and opportunities to engage the students in discussion. The details and information provided a solid foundation of information in order for the students to engage in an intelligent dialogue.

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 45 Minutes