2. Did BP engage in purposeful avoidance of risk management? Why or why not?
It was discussed, with the team, that the way the company constant apathetic view towards violations, severity of safety risks and towards the neighboring social and ecological environment, by severely cutting corners, to either save time or money, [ were specific aspects of British Petroleum’s (BP) ethical culture that greatly contributed to the Gulf Coast oil spill. An apathetic view and total
disregard for need of the installation of emergency shut off valves or a secondary deep sea emergency valve, in lieu of cutting time off to complete the job, was a fatal mistake for BP and the severity of the disaster could have been minimized.
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