Throughout this course we have been analyzing ethical dilemmas related to the field of Organizational/Industrial Psychology. We have studied the different types of ethics related to these dilemmas; personal, group, organizational and societal, and explored many of the trending issues as described by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

For this final assignment, you will be analyzing the Gulf Oil spill that happened in 2010 year. This case study ties in the material we have learned in previous sections through the individual ethics lessons, group (leadership/followership) ethics, and now, organizational ethics.

Assignment Instructions

Below you will find links to information about Deep Water horizon incident. Enough information is provided via the links to complete the assignment or you are welcome to search for additional information to include in your assignment. You will need to utilize all of the information you have studied, discussed and applied throughout this course to thoroughly complete this case study.

Remember to use your Assignment Worksheet [DOC] to help you outline your work and organize your resources.

  • Review the following links:
  • Once you have reviewed the documentation, complete the following:
    • Analyze and prioritize the systemic problems at BP. Be sure to address the issues from the Individual, Group (Leadership/followership), Organizational, and Societal levels.
    • Identify the legal issues and ethical dilemmas related to the BP case study. Make sure to reference the documentation provided in the materials that helped you complete your analysis.
    • Address the following:
      • The case study identified what BP provided employees after the Texas city incident. When an accident occurs, what ethical responsibility does a large company have?
      • What is their responsibility to employees, to the community, to the environment in which they are operating, to society?
  • BP identified that they hired a new CEO. If the new CEO also hired you as an I/O practitioner to help him establish an ethical culture and safety first mentality, what steps would you take to accomplish those objectives? Provide an action plan.
  • Support your analysis and action plan with recent, relevant academic literature, a review of related laws and legal precedents, and documented examples of best practices.
  • Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for members of the psychological professions.
Assignment Requirements
  • Written communication: Ensure written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • Length of paper: Submit 10–12 typed, double-spaced pages (title and reference pages not included).
  • Format: Format resources and citations according to current APA guidelines for style and format.
  • Font and font size: Use Times New Roman, 12-point font.
  • Sources: Cite at least five sources.
SCORING GUIDE

Your Work will be evaluated using this criteria.

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Scoring Guide Criteria

By successfully completing this assignment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assignment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Demonstrate ability to analyze ethical dilemmas.
    • Analyze the legal and ethical dilemmas faced by an organization at fault for an environmental disaster.
  • Competency 2: Incorporate appropriate resources and information to make effective ethical and legal decisions.
    • Support the analysis and action plan with recent, relevant academic literature, a review of pertinent laws and legal precedents applicable to the legal issues and ethical dilemmas, and documented best practices employed by similar organizations.
  • Competency 3: Develop legally sound solutions to ethical challenges that are supported by ethical theories, principles, models, and best practices.
    • Develop an action plan designed to address the legal issues and ethical dilemmas that is supported by ethical theories, principles, legal precedents and best practices.
  • Competency 4: Apply ethical principles and standards to prevent or mitigate ethical dilemmas.
    • Describe ethical principles and standards that should be addressed when developing an action plan to resolve identified legal issues and ethical dilemmas.
  • Competency 5: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for members of the psychological professions.
    • Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for members of the psychological professions.
  • links https://search-proquest-com.library.capella.edu/docview/733075443?accountid=27965 —

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