Business Ethics 66
Thomas Farrow had been evaluated as having been inflicted by managerial hubris at the time of the bank’s collapse in 1920.
With this in mind, address the following questions, with thorough explanations and well-supported rationale.
1. How did corporate culture, leadership, power and motivation affect Thomas’ level of managerial hubris?
2. Relate managerial hubris to ethical decision making and the overall impact on the business environment.
3. Explain the pressures associated with ethical decision making at Farrows Bank.
4. Evaluate whether the level of managerial hubris would have been decreased if Farrow Bank had a truly ethical
business culture. Could this have affected the final outcome of Farrow Bank? Explain your position.