Review Case 16, “Vioxx, Dodgeball: Did Merck Try to Avoid the Truth?,” on page 333 of your text.
In your post:
Offer an opinion on the outcome of the case.
Explain whether you feel the consumer has any responsibility.
Explain the role of the FDA.
Assess the punishment. Is it too much or too little? Describe an appropriate punishment.
Explain an appropriate reaction to deter future behavior in any corporation.
. Business ethics: A stakeholder and issues management approach (6th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.