Ethics of Product Recall: Consumer Safety Vs Company Interests
October 2nd, 2022
You are the CFO for a small firm that makes kitchen appliances. While conducting field tests, you discover a design flaw in one of your most popular models that will likely cause the death of one or two consumers. A product recall, however, will bankrupt your company, and force you to lay off every employee, and also leaving you jobless. What would you do?