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Abstract: The executive director of a housing authority in a southwestern state uncovers evidence of collusion between the board of directors and a local realty corporation. After apparent attempts by the board president at bribery and intimidation, the executive director decides to consult an attorney to review possible courses of action.
Learning Objective: The case raises questions about the conditions for whistleblowing or leaking information to the press. It is also useful for considering the match between managerial style and approaches to resolving moral conflict.