Assignment 1: Ethical Issues


Business ethics are rules businesses choose to live by. They are not necessarily laws. Questionable ethical practices seem to take place on all sides. Clients have been known to share meeting planner proposals with lower bidders and implement the original planners’ ideas.

Create a 300-400 word response answering the following:

  • Research the Internet and find an unethical situation in the hospitality industry related to MEEC. Describe the situation.
  • How did the party act unethically? What could have been done to avoid or stop the unethical behavior?
  • Is it ethical for hoteliers to blackball unethical planners? Why or why not?