Recall of products take place due to some defects that might endanger the customer or because of some safety issues that will put the manufacturer in a risk of legal action. When such an incident occurs, the manufacturer has to act immediately and effectively since this can harm the brand of company and can lead to adverse effects, upon consumption. The recalled commodities need to be refurbished or recycled, which is a different part of Reverse Logistics. Recall is a proactive mechanism, which is applied to avoid accidents and loss of lives. Product recalls are also mandatory for development of the producers.
However, the profession faces ethical conflicts because application of these technologies commonly invades consumer privacy. The authors examine the ethical dimensions of marketing practice in relation to consumer privacy. The meaning of privacy in a marketing context is explored and specific marketing threats to consumer privacy are described. After examining current and potential mechanisms to safeguard consumer privacy, the authors conclude that marketers must make an active commitment to ethical behavior in this area if restrictive legislation is to be avoided. Lin, L. , Cherng, R. , Chen, Y. , Chen, Y. , & Yang, H. (2015).
What has been noted is that where the same fails to be met, potential clients have been known to boycott products of such companies at times to even a global perspective (Klein, S... ... middle of paper ... ...y duty to proof the genuine nature in the product but rather that of Intercontinental and Freshness Juice Company. As such the company instead of brushing off my opinions should have put their supplier at task to proof the authentic of their products. References Gronroos, C., (1990). Service Management: A Management Focus for Service Competition. International Journal of Service Industry Management, 1(1), p.305-359.
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As a matter of fact, prohibition is the way to avoid further damages that may drive last nail in the coffin but sometimes prohibition appears as anathema to many people who regard the act of prohibiting a totally unjustified action. In our daily life, intentionally we prevent ourselves from doing such things that might be not good or suitable for us. Every day we come across such people who don’t like to smoke at all; on the other hand there are those people also who shudder to think how horrible their lives would be without cigarettes. There are many religious people for whom venomous sting of coral snake are better than using alcoholic beverages. In the same world there also those drinkers for whom a mere bottle of whiskey is the raison d'être thus each and every drop of liquor multiplies their life-span.
Ethical responsibility requires companies do not perform questionable practices such as that described. The secret recall bought attention to Johnson and Johnson that it makes shoddy products out of the public’s view, which is wrong on many ethical bases. In the recent occurrence with Tylenol, Johnson and Johnson slacked on its labeling and tarnished the company’s
The agency is telling these companies to remove such products of the market, because are not approved by the Administration. In the same... ... middle of paper ... ...online businesses to face legal actions, injunction, or criminal persecution if immediate action is not taken to remove the products, A comparison of the two articles The World is Out on Unapproved H1N1 Products and Bogus Products on rise as H1N1 flu fears spread show some differences between the two. One makes it easier to read and understand the unapproved drugs. Furthermore, the page shows a window that is used to report and to search for fraudulent H1N1 products. The first article, however, it is too short and an imprecise, and it is more difficult to become aware of the fraudulent products and the companies that offer them thus the information is incomplete.
The company apple isn’t happy with people that jailbreak their idevice because to them its called unauthorized modifications which is true because they don’t know what a person does, but this ruins the believe of freed device. Many people believe that jailbreak an idevice is illegal, but thanks to an act, it is legal to jailbreak. When people hear the word jailbreak, the first question that they asks is “is it legal?” because if it was illegal, not many people would do it. The answer to this question is yes its legal because it protected under the Digital Millennium copyright act (DMCA) because of an exemption added in October 2012. According to Condliffe’s article” Jailbreaking is now legal for smartphones-but not tablets” the following was added as the exemption to DMCA; “computer programs that enable wireless telephone handsets to execute lawfully obtained software applications, where circumvention is accomplished for the sole purpose of enabling interoperability of such applications with computer programs on the telephone handset” which means that third party software like Cydia is allowed to install and run aside by legal software with the purpose of being used inside of a telephone.
2.1 Early Detection of Misconduct Issues An early detection of misconduct due to the implementation of compliance program allows businesses to address the real risk and deter any... ... middle of paper ... ...rvices to the customers. Hence, the establishment of compliance program creates a guideline that urges the corporations to be responsible for the actions that they commit and helps to detect any misconduct and offenses. Nevertheless, the implementation of compliance program requires higher cost and once the corporations introduce the compliance program, they are bound to comply with the standards listed. The disclosure of the internal reports may as well disadvantages the firms by creating substantial risk that will waive the information protection from attorney-client. In my opinion, corporation should consider developing and implementing effective compliance program despite having certain disadvantages.
Global companies are faced with evolving beliefs and ethical reasoning to safeguard multiculturalism and employees are challenged with adapting such to change resulting in opposing ethical dogmas. Issues in diversification and perceived unfairness have gained unwanted attention not only with employees but lawmakers. Laws have been put into place to warrant impartiality with its current employee and future employees. Title VII Act, The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was enacted to protect the m... ... middle of paper ... ...e others may see it as unethical. Intolerable behavior by companies, despite abiding by the laws, has an alternate solution and leaving the company may be the best answer.