Business Ethics: An Analysis of the Volkswagen Case
Discuss the case when the software in the Volkswagen company’s diesel vehicles provided false data to regulators regarding the level of emissions.
Volkswagen found itself in a position where the software in the company’s diesel vehicles had been programmed to provide false data to regulators regarding the level of emissions produced by the cars during testing. As an employee or a manager in either the legal office, engineering department, or audit function within VW, how would you have prevented this scandal? As the CEO of the diesel division of Volkswagen, how would you have responded when the situation became public? How would this response prevent future incidents?