Business Ethics Training Seminar
The focus of this seminar will be to take a case of ethics in business violated and analyze how it could have been made better by the management. Cases are selected from large numbers of ethics violations in various countries.
Please consider the case below, of a Taco Bell restaurant in East Lansing, Michigan, where Michigan State University is located. It is the case of:
Back for another year...
THE LEGEND THAT THEY THOUGHT COULD NOT EXIST...
ONE MAN DOESN'T SERVE PEOPLE WEARING
CLOTHES FROM OTHER COLLEGES.
ONE MAN TAKES OUT OF SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT TO THE NEXT
ONE MAN APPEARS IN THE
GLEAMING METALLIC BATTLE GEAR ON SATURDAY NIGHT.
ONE MAN PLAYS THE ROLE OF BOUNCER, SLINGER, MASTER-CHEF; ALL
one man has done curtain calls at a restaurant, and was cheered by
the multitudes in the dark of night...
one man is the original East Lansing customer service sensation such as has never been known before....
AND HIS NAME IS DAVE.
the end of an ERA
THIS PAGE IS
DEDICATED TO THE MAN WHO is and was,
"No, when it was all said and done, I wouldnt have ever thought I could get fired... ...after all I did."
What exactly happened on that last day
last February is still up for grabs. Some people swear they
some say he went out in a blaze of glory, flying through
the night with his omnipresent cape, worth over $100 usd.
he could collect the stereo, but he lets it stay, as a
symbol. to the new customers and new workers of the new
Taco Bell Special NiteShiftTM Combo Meals*
From the manager’s desk: “You’ll enjoy the new Baja Styled Gorditas, but they’re not $.99.”
“Why don’t you get the Grande meal for yourself? For here?”
The Taco DaveTM Fantasie Meal #1: (“The
...And he is ready to fight again. Here we see "Angus", an MSU sophomore sitting in front of a window destroyed in the Taco Bell riots in April, Taco Dave, massive mullet flaring, about to terminate the person holding the camara with a soft taco, and some yummy, yummy, delicious looking and tasting... food. Pizz Pizza, Nacho BellGrande, etc. Allright, enough small talk. Below, is the list. The list of the rival power blocks that are in interplay at the Border Right Now.
The Power Brokers The Pleasers The Nutrals The Disinherated The Renegade Brigade
Commander Whipple: New Manager Peter/Alicia: Day
Crew Seth: Night Crew Taco Dave: NightShift
The situation at Taco Bell now is that it has divided
into rival power blocks. The listed, along with minor others which are unsure
of which block to ally themselves with, are intertangled in a perpetual war of
attrition. The Renegades cannot be controlled, while the disinherated and the
nutrals are struggling for their own aims. The Power Brokers use their positions
to try to stop and regulate the Renegade Brigade and its allies, but Supreme
Commander John secretly leads the Renegades! Recently
there has been thrown in the mix multiple write-ups, inter-restaurant wars
pitting the Hot Dog Guy and MooseJaw vs. the Taco Bell NiteShift. MooseJaw had
agitated the situation by reportedly accusing Taco Dave of, for the past 5
months, literally throwing bags full of garbage two stories up ontop of the
MooseJaw roof. The minor allies at American Pita and Flats Grill have denied
any such accusation against Taco Dave. On a recent trip, Meximelt Mike and Taco
Dave surveyed the scene for themselves... conclusion and verdict: 'Taco Dave
is Innocent.' (we can confirm this through the viewing of the following
ran into complications when the guy found nasty, ugly, moldy, rancid raw ground
cattle all over his door one morning. After a 2 hour cleaning process, the
blame was sent... Taco Dave! Yet how can this be? Since the accused has lost
his voice from the 'enzyme' added to his carpet after the waters of the flood
sopped them up? Not only his precious voice, but has been bedridden for the past
week due to his same enzyme... The question on everyone's mind is: 'Was it
Moosejaw or a Power Broker-Enemy at Taco Bell who poisoned him in the first
place?' Meanwhile the Hot Dog Guy is reeling from what looked like an
attempted detonation of a small time bomb at the door on the night of the 4th.
The glass is stinged and a fire was put out. One can recall that Taco Bell was
a center of distruction in the Riot this year, and Baily/Grand River was the
scene of the worst riot fires outside of Cedar Village. Again I ask you: Is
there a connection? That's all for now, I leave you with a final thought:
"Always remember, at Taco Bell, the night is young." Ah ahhha
As of 15th July, the situation has grown grave. OO7 was Fired by the District Manager/ Power Broker Julie, and Taco Dave has been getting his hours slashed in half by Mary, another power broker. Jared, some dude who Rick used to know, moved into his room and confiscated his futon. With this devestating termination, take a look at who that leaves in the catagory of the Renegade Brigade. This last member, like Hulk Hogan before, will now be holding down the fort... alone.
As of the 20th July, Taco Dave and his pal are going to Pittsburg tommorow. They will be gone for a week, and that update will follow accordingly. Then July 31 to Aug 18 Taco Dave, will be OUT OF STATE. As Dave struggles endlessly as sole member of the Renegade Brigade, Moosejaw has issued an ultimatum: Fire Taco Dave or a lawsuit will be opened. You see, some garbage, probably hypothetical, was "found" by techititians on the roof, and it "caused" damage from water to the entire thing. What can be said? This last insult will be met head on upon the return from Pittsburgh and Toronto.
Dave escaped to Pitt, Buffalo and whatnot to let the
situation simmer in the fryer. Upon the return, he was met with a barrage of
applause from the workers there, as Salt began working on manager stuff. Yes.
Salt. When Dave was gone, he came back for a day, then left again. The people were disenchanted yet stimulated by this new prospect:
what if he never comes home? It seemed
to them like he never came home, and they had to imagine life without him. He just came and went like a morning star. But
more, what would it be like when he did get back? Things changed
so much in the three weeks.
And now it is mid-august. The time for talk is ended,
Dave is taking his new posting as a Resident Ass in Armstrong Hall. And this
means that most of his time and energy will be focused there. Some have called
it the end of this era, but Dave, with a tear, won't go down like a meatorite in
the nite, he won't go down with-out a fight, and when the end is immenant, he
will proclaim in a choked voice, "My friends, I have seen your work here. I have
seen the way you have learned and adapted to the methouds set forth by myself,
and the way people are now behind you, as they were once behind me. Salt and
007, Seth and Aetion, are the new breed. My friends, I have seen your work here,
and it is good."
Taco Dave is Back in Business, with last Saturday's destruction of the University of Michigan on the football field, Michigan State celebrated the night rambunctionusly, with the border in that rare, old-style form for which it is famous. Problems persist throughout however, with a new general manager who actually works nights, it will be hard in the future to bring that exacting flavour that the people demand. Yet it... will be done. Taco Dave works on a set schedule now, Wednesdays and Saturday nights only, a limit of around 15 hours per week. But peradventure you should happen to come on another day, the other employees such as Salt will relay his exact coordinates at the time.
As for music, I have created a Neil Diamond compilation tape (Dave's own stereo is that black one in there, that is always used), a many artist greatest hits tape and a few others. You may hear 'Taco Dave's Phat Beats," on wednesdays and saturdays, but not between 10 and 2am. Then, it is the hour of the DJ Benny Ben Cultural Vibe on the Impact Station, 88.9 MSU Campus Radio. Repeatedly, people have attested to this show being one of the best they've ever heard, and I agree. Especially the utter shock of a regular yuppie woman when she heard Benny play the new M&M song Slim Shady uncensored at Taco Bell!
And now the fans will be treated to an encore
presentation of last years official NiteShift meals; for some this shall bring
back some interesting memories: come with me now...
Why do you do the things you do? The world already has heroes.
Bi-Weekly Newsletter for April
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What is the East Lansing Taco Bell’s email
Q: What happened to the Number 7?
Q: What is the Taco Bell theme-song, and what is a Grande
Q: What happened to BIG B?
Q: What happened to Pablo?
Q: I’ve heard rumors that this The Bell has come out with
trading cards, is that true?
Q: It goes without saying that the East Lansing Taco
Bell is the best in the Nation, is that true?
Conclusion: For those people coming to MSU to
vicariously take part in our FINAL
Look closesly here, this is rediculious,
but aye, it all part of the muthafukin game. here you go tacodave an meximelt
mike doin they thang, hookien up a taco fo some dude, just chillin. (anyone who
wants a cash reward, sent this thing into the company!!!)
may i have your attention please: the riot pictures are in, and dave was right in the middle of it, ignoring the order to "get in the cooler" when the window spiderwebbed from a projectile (frozen beer can) he went defending his car. In this remarkable picture, taken from inside selfsame taco dave's car, you can make out a yellow 'police' riot gear uniform on the right, the reason that the smog is on the windshield is because of the tear gas. dave was trapped inside and not able to move, at ground zero of the fire. he was teargassed at this range 5 times, and had to run blind across griver to the safety of campus.
Finally, here is a list of names that Taco Dave has been known as: (or that people have just called him)
things must end, and dave has retired to armstrong hall, and is now catching up
on his reading. BY THE WAY, IF YOU DIDNT NOTICE, GO BACK TO THE FIRST PICTURE ON
THIS PAGE AND LOOK AT DAVES KROTCH. GET READY FOR A
Web training attendees should at this point analyze the reasons for the East Lansing, Michigan Taco Bell's malfeasance in dealing with the gross complications caused by the worker in question.