1. In legal terms, why did Milton lose?
2. The court here expresses concern that, if Dr. Milton were permitted to win, it would open a “Pandora’s box,” with “every corporate officer fired in the wake of a disagreement over an employer’s business practices” a potential successful plaintiff. Reframe this argument. What is at stake here for employers?
3. This case is about conflicting loyalties. Make a list of the stakeholders (those primarily affected by the situation). Now describe the various links of loyalty—who felt responsible to whom? Analyze the situation using the ethical theories and the information about corporate governance in Chapter 1. Did Milton do the right thing? Ethical analysis of decision to fire Milton.

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