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Author Christensen, David S., author

Title The A-12 stealth bomber : escalating commitment to a failing project / David S. Christensen, Robin Boneck
Published London : SAGE Publications Ltd., 2017


Description 1 online resource
Series SAGE Knowledge. Cases
SAGE Knowledge. Cases
Summary The A-12 was the Navy’s top aviation priority. The carrier-based stealth bomber was designed to replace the aging and crippled A-6 Intruder. In 1991 the program was cancelled due to cost overruns, schedule delays, technical problems, and a culture that suppressed bad news about the A-12 from Congress. To increase moral awareness, students are required to reflect, write about, and discuss the facts and moral implications of an ethical dilemma experienced by a cost analyst whose cost estimate about the A-12 was suppressed by supervisors in her chain of command. Students use the IMA® Statement of Ethical Professional Practice as a framework to explore applicable values, standards, and actions. This note provides information on the learning objective, assessment method, and comments relevant to the requirements
Notes Originally Published In Christensen, D. S., & Boneck, R. (2013). The A-12 Stealth Bomber: Escalating commitment to a failing project. IMA Education Case Journal, 6(3), Article 3
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Subject Business ethics -- Case studies
A-12 (Jet attack plane) -- Case studies
A-12 (Jet attack plane)
Business ethics.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Boneck, Robin, author
ISBN 9781526426932