del Potro, Eloy; Stein Martínez, Guido; Pin Arboledas, José R.; Vázquez-Dodero de Bonifaz, Juan Carlos
What would you do if your refusal to engage in bribery threatened the viability of your business project? Is extortion ever justifiable if it's for a good cause? This award-winning IESE case study explores the real-life dilemma a European company faced when trying to bring electricity to a central African country.
Peiró Barra, Andreu
The corporate contribution to socioeconomic development cannot be limited to philanthropy, which is short-lived. Instead, businesses should create opportunities and improve well-being over the long term. In this, NGOs are their natural allies, since they have the necessary local know-how.
Schwartz, Mark S.; Cragg, Wesley; Hoffman, W. Michael
Executives who ignore the ethical dimensions of crisis management expose themselves to serious risks that can lead to the collapse of their firms. The authors use the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as a cautionary example of what happens when a company fails to make decisions based on and directly connected to a set of core ethical values.