Home Run or Foul Ball

TitleHome Run or Foul Ball
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsNadler, J
PublisherSanta Clara University, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
AbstractThe city manger of the city of Trinity is a huge supporter of youth baseball and presses the city council to award the contract to manage the project and build the facility to the local non-profit group "Friends of Youth Baseball" of which he is a member. When a union representative raises the complaint that there had not be a competitive bidding process, and progress on the project is halted, what should the city manger do? What are the ethical issues to consider when a city manager is dealing with city contracts? Includes discussion questions.
URLhttp://www.scu.edu/ethics/dialogue/candc/cases/city-contracts.html
Full Text

Discipline: 

Subject: 

Publication: