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The Parable of the Sadhu – Notes from the group analysis.
1. Define the main issues presented in the case.
- Individual ethics.
- Define ethics inside a group/ organization.
- What is the impact in the individual ethics of the group.
- Ethics: group of values which influences behaviours.
- Corporate ethics.
- lack of leadership and group values
- humanitarian responsibility
- moral values.
- limited responsibilities.
- appease their conscience without hindering their personal goals.
2. Evaluate how the key parties acted and what factors might have influenced their behavior:
- self-centered on his personal goal, only laid him on top of some rocks and took the sadhu’s pulse.
- his personal path to achievement was driving him away from the morale responsibility
- he kept going, after the new Zealanders.
b) author's friend Steven
- very conscious.
- he could relate with the sadhu’s altitude sickness, because he already experienced it before.
- He is a quaker and has the quaker moral vision, and religiousness.
- he and the swiss team gave the sadhu some clothing.
- he kept going behind the swiss team.
c) Swiss team
- they gave some other apparels and some clothes too.
- moral concern.
- then they kept going.
d) New Zealand team
- they carried the sadhu below the snow line. Then passed the responsibility for the others.
Factors: self centered on their personal goals.
- kept going back to cross the pass before the ice melts.
- dropped the responsibility on the ‘next one’
e) Japanese team
- refused to lend the horse
- gave food and drink
- kept going.
3. What should be our role in helping others-in business and in our personal life?
- Role in helping others in business:
Process the guides and follow.
His responsibility is to stand by their subordinates and accompany them through their dark times.
- Role in helping others in personal life:
See if the help is needed, then decide if the...