Were You Instructed to Distort the Truth?

TitleWere You Instructed to Distort the Truth?
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsLockheed Martin Corporation,
PublisherOnline Ethics Center, National Academy of Engineering
AbstractYou are on a proposal-writing team. In the orientation briefing the head of the team gives the following guidance: "We really have to win this one. I want you to be really optimistic in what you write." How do you interpret her advice? (Case from the Gray Matters board game developed in 1992 by Lockheed Martin and Martin Marietta )
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