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Alternate title:Failure of corporate ethics
Summary:When oil conglomerate Shell stunned investors by announcing a 20 percent reduction in its proven reserves, pensions and portfolios suffered around the world. This program reveals a pattern of exaggeration and cover-up at the company's top level -- specifically involving the former chairman and head of production. Raising complex and timely questions, the program is an unflinching analysis of a failure in business ethics.
BBCW broadcast.
Contributor:Messenger, Terry
Datar, Rajan
Provider:BBC Education & Training
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Petroleum industry and trade Corrupt practices
Business ethics
Success in business Moral and ethical aspects
Shell Oil Company
Credits:Reporter, Rajan Datar. Series producer, Mark Gregory ; series editor, Clive Edwards.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Films@UM Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
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