Foreign Intrigue: Does outsourcing jobs mean outsourcing ethics?


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The drug giant, Glaxo Smith Kline, has a lot of explaining to do.  This month the company has suffered a public relations storm with charges of  bribery, arrests of executives in China,  and allegations of falsifying research results, to name a few. Here at home, GSK is also in hot water.  CEO Andrew Witty was almost confessional in his public statements regarding a $3 billion settlement with the US Department of Justice for allegations of off-label promotion of Wellbutrin and Paxil, failure to report safety data for Avandia, and pricing irregularities for other drugs.