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M.Coy (author) a participant in six month sabbatical that Morgan Stanley has adopted a. During hike a powerful incident made him think about corporate ethics . Spend the first three months in Nepal hiking Himalayas b.Background 1. His Sole western companion on trip was anthropologist (Stephen) c.
500 ft. they felt the last half of the once-in-lifetime trip would be ruined. The Sadhu a. e. Night before the attempt stay at camp in a hut at 14.500 ft. Experience more rugged than expected b.Coy was already tired from the trek .2. d. and acute form of altitude sickness at 16. Mc..Coy had suffered pulmonary edema. Himalayas having wettest spring in 20 yrs. to reach the Muklinath (an ancient holy place for pilgrims). if failed to cross pass. 6 years earlier Mc. c. f.000 ft. pass 30 days into the planned 60 day Himalayans part of the trek. Attempt a 18.
went back up the mountain to join his group e. The New Zealander -angry. Just after daybreak as they rested at 15. The group (Stephen and the Swiss) quickly took outer layers of clothing and clothed the Sadhu f. . Stephen showing early signs of altitude sickness at 15.500 ft.3. The Accent a. Mc.500 ft a New Zealander came down holding the body of an almost naked (also shoeless) Indian holy man ± a Sadhu. The Japanese group was climbing up with a horse. Departed at 3:30 am.still alive d. New Zealanders left first then followed by Stephen and Mc. c. Coy b. g. Coy concerned about making the pass went ahead with several of the porters.
After Mc. . Coy had left for the summit Stephen asked the Japanese to transport the sadhu to the hut. but they refused d. Pasang resisted saying the porters would not have enough energy to get themselves over the pass. Coy b. Stephen was suffering from altitude sickness and says: ³ How do you feel about contributing to the death of a fellow man´ (the sadhu was not dead as of yet) c. Stephen arrived at the summit an hour after Mc. The Summit a. Stephen then asked the Sherpa (Pasang) to have the group of porters carry the sadhu.4.
Leaving the sadhu a. c.5. point with the hut 500 ft. No person was willing to take on responsibility of the sadhu d. Coy argues back that everyone did there bit to save the sadhu . b. below. Mc. Stephen who is a Quaker says it was a breakdown of individual ethic and corporate ethic. The group did not know whether the sadhu lived or died.000 ft. The Japanese had given him food and drink. When they last saw the sadhu he was listlessly throwing rocks at the Japanese group¶s dog which has frightened him. Sherpas carried the sadhu to 15.
Business ethics has to do with the authenticity and integrity of the enterprise. C. The Group Ethic A. and change. stress. A leader is a person who understands. To be ethical is to follow the business well as the cultural goals of the corporation. and have a strong sense of purpose for themselves and the organization. resolve conflict. On the mountain perhaps the group did not chose an easier lower path because they did not have a leader who could reveal the greater purpose of the trip. The Individual Vs. B.6. Effective managers are therefore action oriented. its owners. and manages the corporate value system. interprets. its employees. tolerant of ambiguity. and its customers. .
6. The Individual Vs. . The Group Ethic The lesson of the sadhu: In a complex corporate culture situation the individual requires and deserves the support of the group.
and to what degree there is tolerance to challenge management. managers must come up with answers based on what they see and what they allow to influence their decision making B. They had no purpose or plan.A. C. E. Problems with group on the mountain: no process for developing a consensus.a business ethic. In contrast to philosophy business involves action and implementation-getting things done. . Because corporation and their members are interdependent members need to share a preconceived notion of behavior. No leader to identify with D. Coy still reflects: Its amazing how quickly an outsider to an organization can sense the tone and style of an organization. Mc. The group acted instinctively as individuals and the cross-culture nature of the group added complexity.
Morale of the Story Teleological View Point Deontological View Point .
Mc. a.Coy still feeling guilty about the ordeal asks himself questions. Isn¶t stress the real test of corporate and personal values? b. At What level of commitment can one discharge one¶s responsibilities? . Is there a collective or institutional ethic that differs from the ethics of the individual? d. What are the practical limits of moral imagination and vision? c.
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