Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to analyze the duties of administrative agencies and the ethics behind regulatory compliance requirements.
Scenario: Edward is an Assistant Vice President at marine paint manufacturing plant. One day, he accidentally discovers an email from his boss, the Vice President, to the President, notifying him of an internal study finding the paint leaches from the bottom of boats into the marine environment. The paint has been found to create birth defects in marine life. He also sees the President’s response email, in which he directs the Vice President to erase all evidence of the study and tell no one. The President also directs the Vice President to erase the email. Edward is concerned about the findings of the study, but he also fears losing his job.
Write a 350- to 700-word paper with the following information:
- Which administrative agency governs regulatory compliance of the manufacturer?
- What are the ethical concerns regarding the President’s actions, and what do you believe Edward should do?
Cite a minimum of two scholarly references. No Plagiarism and cite-in-text
Format your paper in accordance with APA guidelines.