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Mercedes Benz Dealership

1 Pages Posted: 14 Jun 2009  

Leslie Grayson

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business


A brief problem involving conflict of interest in a developing country is described in this case.




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 sales@dardenpublishing.com. 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

Suggested Citation

Grayson, Leslie, Mercedes Benz Dealership. Darden Case No. UVA-G-0376. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1419308

Leslie Grayson (Contact Author)

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business ( email )

P.O. Box 6550
Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

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