Paper on ethical issues surrounding a business

For this assignment, select a company from the following list:

  1. Adelphia Communications Corporation
  2. Arthur Andersen LLP
  3. Coca-Cola
  4. Countrywide Financial
  5. Galleon Group
  6. Global Crossing Ltd.
  7. ImClone Systems Inc.
  8. Microsoft
  9. Monsanto
  10. Nike
  11. Tyco International
  12. WorldCom

If you would prefer to complete this assignment using another company that has experienced an ethical crisis but is not included in the list of suggested companies, you must first obtain approval from your instructor.


Research the business and the ethical crisis the company has faced. Write a background summary report of 1,000 to 1,500 words. Your report should accomplish the following:

  1. Summarize relevant information regarding the business and its history.
  2. Summarize the crisis. What stakeholders were involved? What actions did they take? What were the results of those actions?
  3. Explain the legal and ethical issues surrounding the crisis.
  4. Include a minimum of four academic citations.

I will put into proper format and 1000 minimum is fine by me no need to go overboard!