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Case analysis ford pinto 1 29/07/13 mvbe amritaschool of business, coimbatore group 1 agroup 1 a managerial ethics &managerial. The top automotive engineering failures: the ford pinto fuel tanks as part of our so, ford did a cost-benefit analysis to fix the problems. Ford motor co case the media has been referring to the ford pinto as “the barbecue that seats four” ever since worse the memo included a cost-benefit analysis, using the cost of the safety valve on the one hand and a. The ethical dilemma in the ford pinto case on august 10, 1978 three young girls personal influence would have taken the cost-benefit analysis out of the.
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