Read the Management in Action case, “Who’s to Blame for College Basketball’s ‘Dark Underbelly?'” on p. 112-114 in the textbook.
Look at the For Discussion questions on p. 114. Please answer these four questions:
What is the underlying problem in this case from the federal government’s perspective?
Why do you think assistant coaches play such a significant role in these scandals?
How do you think the NCAA and the Commission on College Basketball should move forward to prevent illegal behavior from occurring in the future?
And this one application question. (It is #2 in Application of Chapter Content section) : Are the high school recruits who accepted bribes from apparel companies and coaches purely victims in this situation, or should their behavior also be considered unethical? Explain your answer using one of the four approaches to deciding ethical dilemmas.
Please number your answers to correspond with each question. You do not need to answer the Application of Content questions 1, 3, or 4.
Your paper should be 1-2 pages in length and should include terminology from the text to demonstrate your ability to apply text concepts to the case information. In addition, feel free to use any outside sources to support your thoughts and opinions. Be sure to list as references, any source of research you have used in your paper.
Proofread your paper; spelling, grammar, and punctuation count! Turnitin is used for this assignment. Once you submit your work, please look at the report that comes up, and make changes accordingly.