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Description:  Federal agents raid Gibson Guitar factories looking for rare, protected wood, such as ebony and rosewood from India, costing the guitar manufacturer $1 million in losses.

Source: CNNMoney.com – video report

Date: 09/02/2011

Link:  http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2011/09/02/n_gibson_raid.cnnmoney/

Questions for discussion:

  • What are the ethical issues in this case?
  • Is Gibson management behaving in a socially responsible manner, in your opinion?
  • Should government policy be changed in this situation?

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