Read the “Ethics in Procurement – Simple, but Not Always Easy” article . After reading the Case 5 Purchasing Ethics Scenario 4, answer the following questions:
Describe the financial conflicts of interest that occurred in this scenario from the perspective of the Institute of Supply Management code of ethics.
Using specific quotes from the case study, identify and describe the four variables: 1) the organizational environment, 2) the cultural environment, 3) the personal environment and 4) the industry environment.
What would you advise Sharon to do in this situation? Support your recommendation with information you gained from the textbook and from the “Ethics in Procurement – Simple, but Not Always Easy” document