This paper will present a case study involving two companies that may have opposing views relating to ethical operations. This team will assume the role of managers for the Stump Water Company. Our task is to maintain the operational efficiency of Stump Water, while dealing with the human elements of an intense situation.
The Stump Water Company is earthy and organic. It caters to its personnel and is committed to the community. On the other hand, there is the Acme Beverage Company whose reputation in the community has been recently sullen by accusations of impropriety. The Acme Beverage Company appears to be mechanized and extremely efficient. Stump Water executives have recently announced that its shareholders have approved the acquisition of