Main discussion questions: are there any aspects of bp’s ethical culture that could have contributed to the gulf coast oil spill disaster do you think bp is the victim of an unfortunate accident, or did the company fail in the. The oil spill in the gulf of mexico was an avoidable disaster caused in part by a series of cost-cutting decisions made by bp and its partners, the white house oil commission has concluded in a. What aspects of bp’s ethical culture could have contributed to the gulf coast oil spill disaster globalization has come with different challenges that accompany its strategic goals. We will go through the bp business context and culture, safety aspect, organization capability, responsiveness and risk assessment aspects of their ethical culture, result from the management and caused the disaster. To create my ethical organization profile i have decided to write about an organization and the ethical and moral issues that this organization is currently facing baderman island is an all-inclusive resort located on the kelsey river.
But, more often, the system or the process has let them down or could have done more to prevent their mistake from becoming an accident we want all of our people to go home safely, always so we have to ask ourselves what we are doing as leaders to enable our people, from platforms to pumps, to be successful more of the time. Are there any aspects of bp’s ethical culture that could have contributed to the gulf coast oil spill disaster 8553 words | 35 pages bp gulf coast disaster and recovery introduction bp, formerly british petroleum and the anglo-persian oil company, has experienced a lot of ups and downs over its hundred-year history—from nearly bankrupting its founder william d’arcy to becoming one of. 1 what aspects of bp’s ethical culture could have contributed to the gulf coast oil spill disaster previous incidents including: the huge explosion that occurred at a bp-owned refinery in texas that killed 15 employees and injured 170 people.
This raises important ethical questions about what of the other major ethical questions surrounding the spill involve moral and legal obligations 3 responses to ethical questions surrounding the bp oil spill brian j donovan says: june 29, 2010 at 3:23 pm. The charges against the company stem from bp engineers’ decision to ignore a critically important pressure test on the macondo well structure that could have prevented the deadly blowout and explosion, and for misrepresenting the amount of oil leaking from the open well head after the mammoth drilling rig sank in nearly 5,000 feet of water. Bp's oil spill caused by fed's 'dangerous culture of permissiveness' investigators: bp ignored warnings, proceeded with gulf well complete coverage of the oil spill. Bp and the other companies involved in the gulf of mexico oil disaster were operating under a culture of complacency and need top-to-bottom reform, the head of the presidential investigation.
Ethical conduct case studies we have a strong speak-up culture it is the catalyst that inspires people to take ownership, not only for their personal safety, but also for the safety of others joel johnson, safety committee chair, bp’s cherry point refinery security as a global business, bp monitors for hostile actions that could. Introduction organizational culture is a set of rules and standards which lead to the behavior of its member through words, interpersonal relationships and gestures also the leadership is about. It all comes back to culture, or more specifically, the lack of an ethical/responsible culture there's much academic writing that suggests individuals' actions are the result of an organisation's culture, not it's values or even the individual's beliefs. A number of bp oil spill lawsuits have been filed as class actions -- including negligence claims against bp and shareholder suits filed on behalf of bp investors and more class actions are likely on the way, provided there is enough similarity among the plaintiffs and the damages they suffered.
The allegation that bp put profits ahead of the environment shouldn’t be a surprise in fact, bp’s failure to stop the worst oil spill in us history is indicative of a much larger problem with companies that have embraced one of the central ideas in management today: stakeholder theory the. This case investigates the ethical, negligence, and environmental issues related to an oil spill, cost cutting, corporate culture, social responsibility, and the regulatory cycle your focus is not so much on workplace safety as much as what ethical situations occurred, how they occurred, and how those situations could have been avoided. Bp's deepwater oil spill case study analysis - business ethics 1 group 9 the gulf coast and the bp oil spill business ethics case study 1. Two years have now passed since the explosion at bp’s deep-water rig in the gulf of mexico, on april 20, 2010 in the aftershock, the world watched bp and its chief executive, tony hayward, make.
The case highlights the ethical issues involved in the disaster and examines bp's response to it though the company accepted responsibility for the explosion and was making efforts to manage the oil spill, it remained largely unsuccessful in plugging the leak. Lastly, the absence of the professional behavior by tony hayward, the ceo of bp at that time, could be observed, prejudicing the ethical behavior of bp’s social responsibility people could see how he was enjoying a yachting holiday during the crisis, which created a negative image on the whole administration of the company (bbc, 2010. Bp's ethical culture and the 2010 oil spil the explosion of 2010 that occurred at the “macondo” oil reservoir is to date the largest oil spill in history of the united states of america which resulted in 25 million gallons of crude oil to pour into the gulf of mexico daily. Bp’s cultural sponsorship:a corrupting influence summary this year, bp’s sponsorship deal with four of the uk’s opposition to bp’s sponsorship of uk arts and culture, due to its human rights record and findings from different areas of bp’s influence, and raises ethical questions for the institutions to answer.
And, it may surprise you, so could an ethical fund seven funds in the ethical sector hold bp in their portfolio, including aberdeen responsible uk equity, m&s ethical. Bp’s sunrise joint venture in canadian oil sands that have contributed energy to north america they are using new technology steam assisted gravity drainage close to reservoir engineering to extract energy minimising greenhouse gas emission which is associated with oil sands production.
Bp’s stock price would likely have gone into a tailspin now, with the deepwater horizon disaster unfolding on her tv screen, pascal believed such a move was finally warranted. Had bp's well site leaders brought their faulty explanation of the test results to either of the visiting engineers, events likely would have turned out differently, the commission report said. Are there any aspects of bp’s ethical culture that could have contributed to the gulf coast oil spill disaster strategy, what it is, what is bp’s stakeholder strategy, how it gonna work in the gulf of mexico 3 according to bp’s environmentally responsive and socially aware, bp how to respond the events in gulf of mexico. What aspects of bp's ethical culture could have contributed to the gulf coast oil spill disaster 2 did bp engage in purposeful avoidance of risk management why or why not 3 what should bp do in the future to rebuild its reputation and manage the risks associated with offshore drilling activities.