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Case
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Reference no. 395-128-1
Published in: 1995
Length: 15 pages
Data source: Generalised experience

Abstract

This case deals with the managerial dilemma facing a bank general manager engaged in dubious practices concerned with the financing of arms sales to Iraq. The case starts with a trade finance specialist being assassinated. It is not made clear by whom. The case also involves Government ministries, intelligence organisations, the international trade in arms and the financing of Iraq's armaments industry. The case also explores the ethical/moral dilemmas facing an executive being required to undertake practices which he does not approve of but which the bank and his government do.
Industry:
Size:
Large
Other setting(s):
1989

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Abstract

This case deals with the managerial dilemma facing a bank general manager engaged in dubious practices concerned with the financing of arms sales to Iraq. The case starts with a trade finance specialist being assassinated. It is not made clear by whom. The case also involves Government ministries, intelligence organisations, the international trade in arms and the financing of Iraq's armaments industry. The case also explores the ethical/moral dilemmas facing an executive being required to undertake practices which he does not approve of but which the bank and his government do.

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Industry:
Size:
Large
Other setting(s):
1989

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