Somethings Rotten In Hondo Case Study

George is faced with a dilemma about how to precede with his plants emissions. While both decisions seem drastic there has to be a decision made quickly. His choice will affect an entire plant worth of workers who also live in the surrounding community that depends on these jobs. And on the other hand the emissions are causing pollution that the company would prefer to ignore. The stake holders in this issue are first the company. They are the ones who are causing the emissions and facing the pressure from the EPA. Their factories are run down and causing violations regularly. Another stakeholder is the upper management of the company. Bill and his associates are the people who are okaying the infractions to be swept under the rug. They are aware of the problems at not only George’s plant, but all the other plants as well, yet they choose to find ways around the EPA rather than address them. Also stakeholders in this ordeal are the employees of the plant. They are not aware of their role in this situation though. They are performing their jobs, and

The decision makers in the “Something’s Rotten in Hondo” are George the Plant Manager and Bill George’s boss. The Stakeholders are George, George’s family, the town of Hondo, Environmental Protection Agency, all who are affected by the plants pollution, the Mexican town, and the environment. George had moved from El Paso, Texas to Hondo, Texas with his family four years ago to assume the role of the manager at Ardnak Plastic Inc. This plant manufactures plastic parts for small equipment and has several hundred workers from the town of Hondo. For the past few months George has been getting calls from his boss Bill because the emissions from the plants smokestacks were constantly above Environmental Protection Agency guidelines and if the problem is not resolved immediately there will be fines to pay. George has admitted this has been a constant problem but without new smokestack scrubbers, which corporate headquarters has denied, he was out of ideas. As George continued to contemplate this dilemma he began making phone calls to other Ardnak plants and discovered that they schedule the mass of their production at night to evade the Environmental Protection Agency periodic emission readings. A month later

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