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Ethics in Practice - Case Study

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Going to Dinner and Karaoke after Investor Presentation is OK, Right? 


David, an analyst for an asset management firm, attends a presentation for securities analyss at the headquarters of a manufacturing company. The analysts are very impressed with the presentation and ask the CEO many questions. After the meeting, the Head of Investor Relations invites all analysts to a club house for dinner and karaoke. Mst of other analysts accept the invitation. Of the choices below, what do you believe David should do?


A. Accept the invitation.

B. Accept the dinner but not karaoke.

C. Accept the invitation but disclose the invitation to his supervisor.

D. Reject the invitation. ​