Essays Tagged: "Bhopal"

Air pollution

d. One of the great human and environmental disasters of the 1980s occurred on December 3, 1984, in Bhopal, India. About 50 tons of methyl isocyanate escaped into the air from a pesticide company owne ...

(6 pages) 530 1 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Union Carbide's history, dirt, employment and importance to our world.

4 Union Carbide was the owner of 700 chemical plants worldwide. Union Carbide also owned a plant in Bhopal, India. Disaster struck on December 2nd, 40 tones of Methyl Isocynate (MIC), Hydrogen Cynate ... 2nd, 40 tones of Methyl Isocynate (MIC), Hydrogen Cynate and other residuals leaked into the air of Bhopal, India. The cause of the leak was that water entered the tank containing the MIC and the high ...

(9 pages) 126 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ethics within companies.

. Some of these scandals have made international news, such as the case of Union Carbide's plant in Bhopal, India, which negligently released toxic, fumes killing 25,000 people.Shell businesses in the ...

(8 pages) 626 0 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


ruptcy such as that affected Chrysler, Industrial Accidents, such as the Union Carbide explosion in Bhopal, India, and the Challenger explosion (Gordon 694).Change efforts in organisations will fail u ...

(9 pages) 566 0 3.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Union Carbide: Bhopal. Analysis of Union Carbide's most horrific accident in modern times and steps that should have or shouls not have been taken from a PR perspective.

Union Carbide: Bhopal, IndiaUnion Carbide Corporation (UCC) was one of the largest organizations in the world. On D ... the worst chemical industry accidents in history occurred at the Union Carbide facility located in Bhopal, India. Around midnight on the second an employee, having heard complaints of eye irritation, ... e fact that news regarding the disaster was not reaching American shores. The communication between Bhopal and the United States was virtually non-existent. The Indian government, advised by legal cou ...

(4 pages) 155 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Describe some of the positive and negative roles played by Multinational Corporations (MNC's) in the contemporary world economy?

Third World of baby milk formula manufactured by Nestle, the gas leak from a Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India, and the alleged involvement of foreign firms in the overthrow of President Allende of ... throwing industrial waste in rivers, polluting the air etc. We had a very serious case in India the Bhopal Gas Tragedy where in over 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate, hydrogen cyanide and other gas ...

(6 pages) 238 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Bhopal Gas Tragedy

y toxic methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas leaked out from the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) plant in Bhopal, India. Senior factory officials who already knew about the lethal build-up in the tank befor ... g away from there houses for their life but by then it was too late.Of the 800,000 people living in Bhopal, it had been estimated that 3000 people died immediately, and 300,000 were injured and about ...

(6 pages) 93 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ethical Issues in the Bhopal Gas Tragedy

In 1985 the Indian government enacted the Bhopal Claims Act and took away from victims the right to represent them and vested itself with the ... oner and other staff who would control the distribution of compensation. Later, using this act, the Bhopal Gas Leak Disaster Scheme emerged, which further controlled registration, processing and futur ... further delayed in making reparations after the settlement had been resolved.Thousands of people in Bhopal were denied their right to life, and tens of thousands of people have had their right to heal ...

(3 pages) 50 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Social issues in the Bhopal Gas Tragedy Case

, technical and operational control over UCIL. Despite that, since the leak UCC has argued that the Bhopal plant was not under its control or management, and that UCIL was responsible, prior to the le ... ble, prior to the leak. The company decided to store quantities of the "ultra-hazardous" MIC in the Bhopal plant in bulk, but did not equip the plant with the corresponding processing or safety capaci ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

BHOPAL A Nightmare for Union Carbide

loud of poison gas reached out and snuffed the lives of thousands of sleeping people in the city of Bhopal, India. The inhabitants awoke to a terrible disaster, a chemical explosion whose memory could ... 984, one of the world's worst chemical disasters came about at the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India. 40 tons of vaporous methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas exploded, releasing a toxic mixture o ...

(5 pages) 174 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Union Carbide Case Analysis & Sources

y, or job opportunities, it will be forever linked to the "Hiroshima of the Chemical Industry," the Bhopal disaster.Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) seems to have successfully evaded its social obligat ... CC) seems to have successfully evaded its social obligations and responsibilities to the victims of Bhopal. True, a settlement between Union Carbide and the Indian government was formed. It is also tr ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


GUST, 2012. INDEXSr. No.ContentsPage No.1.INTRODUCTION32.THE BHOPAL GAS TRAGEDY4-53.THE POTTER BAR RAIL ACCIDENT6-74.THE MINATO WAR ... us impact it can cause not just to the companies involved but also to the life of many people. THE BHOPAL GAS TRAGEDY:DATE:Night of 2-3rd December, 1984.PLACE:Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh ...

(6 pages) 5 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Bhopal Tragedy: Should Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) be held most responsible for not Imposing Higher Standards on operations than are required by India’s Laws and Standards?

Satya Djojosugito Hugh JuddResearch/Presentation Paper MGMT 320 BBhopal Tragedy: Should Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) be held most responsible for not Imposing Hig ... on operations than are required by India's Laws and Standards?On the night of December 2nd 1984 in Bhopal, India, a gas leak of Methyl Isocyanate, which is a toxic substance when exposed to humans, o ... majority ownership of UCIL, was actually capable of imposing higher standards to the operations in Bhopal by using its vast amount of wealth, and were plain out ignorant despite recognizing harmful i ...

(8 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management