What cultural systems did he target in the culture change effort? The misalignment of the company was not being ethically with the federal laws and regulations since the health and drug administration have guidelines that must be followed to ensure that customers are getting the right medications.
What would happen to his family? He retired to Florida to be closer to his parents, but was still looking forward to the unpleasant task of having to testify against six TAP executives, some of whom had worked for him.
He then tried to influence change "the TAP way" by offering a bonus to reps who kept accurate records of their samples. In occasions companies offer great incentives but not reporting what exactly is required of an employee.
Durand tried his best to change that culture of abuse and criminal acts by adding some of his ideas to continue with his ethical perspective of how a company should be ruined without lies and following a moral statue for the good of everyone.
But he also worried about becoming the corporate scapegoat. Given the documented fraud against the U. Appalled by what she heard, Crooks encouraged him to document the abuses he had observed and share the information with Elizabeth Ainslie, a Philadelphia attorney.
But under the whistle-blower program, investigations are conducted in secret. The money laundry, drug sales and not to mention the customers and their health.
Over time, Durand began finding himself excluded from meetings, and he felt trapped. He took advantage of the opportunity and looked forward to the challenge. In cases of this nature employees are tested to their limits with monetary or higher incentives easy to accept but do not understand the importance of being ethical.
Appalled by what she heard, Crooks encouraged him to document the abuses he had observed and share the information with Elizabeth Ainslie, a Philadelphia attorney. What would happen to him if he left this new job in less than a year? What would it take for it to succeed? Finally, rather than selling drugs based on good science, TAP held parties for doctors.
Over time, he found himself excluded from meetings and he felt trapped. After all, he had been hired as a vice president. Based on the facts in the case and what you have learned in this chapter, evaluate the culture change effort that Douglas Durand undertook.
Given the documented fraud against the U. TAP offered a big-screen TV to every urologist in the country 10,! A company as this one, once it becomes under fire does not care about their elite employees all they care for is their own well-being.
The program actually worked, but then senior management discontinued the bonus, and, of course, the reps stopped keeping track. The legal counsel was considered a "sales prevention department. But only a few months after arriving at TAP, he was shocked to find a very different culture from the one he had become accustomed to at Merck.
Initially, he tried to change the culture. The investigation took years, and, when called to testify, Durand had to make excuses to take time off from his new job. What systems were missing, if any?Review one of the following case studies from Managing Business Ethics as assigned by your facilitator.
The case studies are found in the text near the end of the given chapter. Culture Change at Texaco in Ch. 5; An Unethical Culture in Need of Change: Tap Pharmaceuticals in Ch. 5; Improving an Ethical Culture at Georgia-Pacific in Ch. 6. Ethics in the Workplace Case Study Action Plani) Customer Question.
Ethics in the Workplace Case Study Action Plan i) An Unethical Culture in Need of Change: Tap Pharmaceuticals in Ch. 9 (2) Determine all the facts: (a) Symptoms of problems (b).
View TAP from ENG at Troy University. Faculty Business and Finance MBA: Ethics and Social Responsibility BMA A An Unethical Culture In Need Of Change: TAP Pharmaceutical By: Amira Nadia.
AN UNETHICAL CULTURE IN NEED OF CHANGE: TAP PHARMACEUTICALS In the culture of TAP and its ethical procedures the company was misalign. Durand was used to a different way of cultural ethical procedures involving a sense of working in a healthy environment where accountability of actions were being uphold by everyone at his.
Faculty Business and Finance MBA: Ethics and Social Responsibility BMA A An Unethical Culture In Need Of Change: TAP Pharmaceutical By: Amira Nadia Raup Lecturer: Assoc.
Prof Dr Azahari Jamaludin Amira Nadia Raup / MBA BMA A Summary This case is about how a Whistle- blower named Douglas Durand, who in .Download