Supplement | HBS Case Collection | April 1986 (Revised July 1986)

Duncan Field (B)

by Howard H. Stevenson


Following the acquisition of a new business, the manager is approached for the "continuation" of a regular payment for services to "insure labor peace" and maintain a parking lot. The case allows discussion of ethical, legal, and practical issues involved.

Keywords: Acquisition; Ethics; Law; Management; Service Industry;


Stevenson, Howard H. "Duncan Field (B)." Harvard Business School Supplement 386-179, April 1986. (Revised July 1986.)