Inventory Transactions

TitleInventory Transactions
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageen-US
Keywordsbusiness , BUSINESS ethics , Employer/Employee Relationships , ENGINEERING , ethics , issues , workplace
AbstractIn order to perform some maintenance, the information technology department has requested the packaging department to stop doing transactions early. The packaging supervisor warns that to do so, would cause inventory control issues, and break a section of the business code of conduct the requires that all inventory and financial transactions must be done after the product packaging is completed. The packaging supervisor is ordered to go forward despite these problems
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