Ethics pp 20-24 | Cite as

Does a Business have a Conscience?

  • Francis P. McHugh
Part of the In Business Now Series book series


Helena Jones is manager of Marketing Research in the fictitious O.K. Biscuit Company Limited. Recently, her department has slacked off and performance has declined. A review of the department’s work reveals that Helena’s daughter has been in hospital; and, as a single-parent, this has put the mother under extra stress. She cannot afford to be without full-time work, and she has to fit in as many visits to the hospital as she can. As a consequence of her personal worry, she has allowed her responsibilities to her department to slip.


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© Francis P. McHugh 1991

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