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Former HP CEO Patricia Dunn resigned in 2006 due to her actions to secure corporate secrets for HP. She hired private investigators that posed as journalists and infiltrated the company’s intranet in order to find the HP personnel responsible for the very public leaks. This sanctioned use of pretexting cost Ms. Dunn her job.

The 2,000 word, MLA style case study uses utilitarian and Deontological ethical considerations with varying levels of perspective to conclude Ms. Dunn’s resignation was ethical.

References are included to expand the research on general business ethics, informational privacy rights, United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights and US Bill of Rights, as well as the Hewlett-Packard Patricia Dunn example itself.