Sandwich Blitz, Inc. Unit 8 Essay

758 Words Oct 7th, 2013 4 Pages
Sandwich Blitz, Inc. Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Sandwich Blitz, Inc. top level managers has found themselves in an ethical dilemma with a government inspector about the distance between the dumpster and their back door. Due to the new local health codes and laws having been issued requiring trash dumpsters to be a minimum distance of 30 feet from the rear entrance of the building, and new land-use laws requiring that all out buildings be at least 6 feet from the property lines. The enclosure that houses the trash dumpster is 5 feet from the property lines, which is in violation of those laws. The government inspector has told the unit manager that he would be willing to approve this if Sandwich Blitz provides the food
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If Sandwich Blitz, Inc. is using a larger dumpster than this size it would be also increase the usable space by purchasing or trading out the ones that they currently utilize with the vendor that they lease from. It may even prove to lessen the cost of waste management for the company to do this. Whichever option Dalman and Lei decide to go with, it must be one that is lawful as well as one where the company maintains its integrity. The whole idea of Sandwich Blitz, Inc. was initially to provide a healthier alternative to the services available when Dalman returned from overseas. It would cast a definite negative light on the organization for them to be found in violation of health codes and laws. It is imperative for Sandwich Blitz, Inc. top level managers to maintain an integrity-based and ethical company while respecting others (Sherman 2003) in order to instill and invoke in their employees and customers a personal responsibility for integrity and ethical behavior. To adhere to the unlawful antics proposed by the inspector would compromise the integrity and reputation of the company as a whole. It is in the best interest of the company for Dalman and Lei to define the rules and values (Sherman 2003). As Sherman’s 8 steps toward integrity states that, “Explicit agreement about these basics enables groups of people, from couples to business organizations to nations, to benefit from the integrity of members. Absent consensus,

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