6 June 2017
These famous business scandals are all examples of what not to do when running a business or not-for-profit organization. By being familiar with these bad examples, we can learn from the mistakes of others and not make these same infamous errors in judgment. 1. Brown & Williamson (1993). The U.S. tobacco company is an arm of British American Tobacco and produces cigarette brands such as Kool, Capri, and Pall Mall. In 1989, B&W hired Jeffrey Wigand, a biochemist, as its Vice President of Research and Development.