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A brief problem involving conflict of interest in a developing country is described in this case.
MERCEDES BENZ DEALERSHIP
One of your employees had shares in a company dealing with selling and renting Mercedes Benz cars. Your company is one of the customers of this dealership. The employee plays a small part in the decisions to purchase or rent company vehicles.
Do you think there is a conflict, and why or why not?
A draft of this case was prepared by executives of an Indonesian company. It has been revised by Professor Leslie E. Grayson, University of Virginia. Copyright ã 1989 by the University of Virginia Darden School Foundation, Charlottesville, VA. All rights reserved. To order copies, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, used in a spreadsheet, or transmitted in any form or by any means—electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise—without the permission of the Darden School Foundation. Rev. 10/89.
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Keywords: business ethics, developing countries, ethical issues, international business, diversity case, international, ethics
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Grayson, Leslie, Mercedes Benz Dealership. Darden Case No. UVA-G-0376. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1419308
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