Drinking in the Workplace

TitleDrinking in the Workplace
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsHarris, CE, Pritchard, MS, Rabins, MJ
Publication Languageeng
Keywordsbusiness , BUSINESS ethics , Careers , Employer/Employee Relationships , ENGINEERING , HONESTY , Loyalty , Organizational , Privacy , quality , responsibilities
AbstractBranch Inc. is adopting a new policy that imposes sanctions on employees found to be working under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs. John Crane has noticed that his colleague sometimes come to work with alcohol on his breath, though it never seems to affect his work. When Andy tells John that he is being considered for a quality control position in the company, John wonders if he should say anything.
NotesCase from Harris, Charles, Michael Pritchard and Michael Rabins. Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 2000. Available from the Wadsworth website.
Abbreviated Case NameDrinking Problem
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