C. always situated near supply chain members.
D. a competitive advantage that few rivals can duplicate.
E. almost always locations next to big-box discounters.
A meat-packing company discovers that six months ago it unknowingly distributed
meat from a cloned cow. The firm is unaware of any specific risks to humans
consuming the meat; however, some scientists have raised questions, and some
consumers are afraid of possible future problems. The meat company has to decide
whether or not to make this matter public. How should it begin the process of making
an ethical decision?
A. Brainstorm the available alternatives.
B. Ask its managers to vote for or against public disclosure.
C. Let the board of directors decide what to do.
D. Identify the issues raised by the situation.
E. Find out who purchased the meat, and offer them refunds in return for their silence.