Roger boisjoly and the challenger disaster: The ethical dimensions

  title={Roger boisjoly and the challenger disaster: The ethical dimensions},
  author={Russell P. Boisjoly and Edmund Curtis and Eugene Mellican},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
This case study focuses on Roger Boisjoly's attempt to prevent the launch of the Challenger and subsequent quest to set the record straight despite negative consequences. Boisjoly's experiences before and after the Challenger disaster raise numerous ethical issues that are integral to any explanation of the disaster and applicable to other management situations. Underlying all these issues, however, is the problematic relationship between individual and organizational responsibility. In… 

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