Folole died after her power was disconnected from her house by a contractor employed by mercury energy, leaving her family to grieve in the dark her family had warned and pleaded with the company beforehand that her life support required electricity. Of course i am talking about the (unarguably tragic) death of folole muliaga the hyperbole surrounding this situation is amazing, with mercury energy and it's contractor being called murderers and calls for knee jerk changes to avoid situations like. Folole muliaga's family are to sue over the mother of four's tragic death legal papers are to be filed at the auckland high court seeking financial redress from mercury energy and middlemore. Brh 3352 unit iv essay by lou philleips mgt 7019 evaluate ethical behavior mercury energy - folole muliaga's death case (ncu) by lou philleips.
The incident was the death of a sick woman, folole muliaga, whose electricity was cut off in may 2007 by an employee of vircom energy management, a contractor of mercury energy, because of an outstanding nz $16840 (us $120. An analysis of hundreds of print media stories on the death of auckland resident, mrs folole muliaga, after her power was cut off by mercury energy in 2007 has found that the wider issue of. Not knowing all the facts is no barrier to every bullfrog and his leg-rope taking up positions on the death of folole muliaga plenty of questions about what exactly happened, few of which seem to have been answered twenty-four hours after we first heard of the apparent tragedy, and craig asked.
Evaluate ethical behavior using the folole muliaga case study provided in bridgeman (2010) and eweje and wu (2010), evaluate alternative actions and consequences to mercury energy. Mercury energy, apparently intimidated by the public outrage whipped up over mrs muliaga's death, bizarrely allowed itself to be bullied into co-operating in this process by indulging in a ritual act of self-flagellation. I heard that she dragged the ceo of mercury energy to the funeral like some chieftain ruling over her minions if that is the case then hels being booted out of office would appear to be a lite punishment considering her heinous crimes in this case.
After folole's death the family expressed that the police department showed lack of cultural awareness and had institutionalized racism. Mgt 7019 evaluate ethical behavior mercury energy - folole muliaga's death case (ncu. Death of a man during an armed hold-up on the dunantina road folole muliaga, died on an oxygen machine barely two hours after electricity tractor hired by mercury energy who called at the. The recent fatalities—which have brought the nz death toll in afghanistan to 10—have prompted the government to announce an early withdrawal lectures and essays by david north.
The family of folele muliaga is seeking compensation from mercury energy and the manukau district health board over her death. Unethical perspectives and unintended consequences 3 although mercury energy did not intentionally cause mrs muliaga's death, they did not extend any condolences or sympathy to the family for the loss. Further i examine the decisions made by police and the coroner and then finally outline the reforms that were adopted as a result of the death of folole muliaga, after her electric power supply was disconnected by mercury energy.
There seems to be a bit of an imbalance in the media coverage of auckland coroner gordon matenga's report on the death of folole muliaga virtually every report i've seen or heard has focused on one angle of the story: that the disconnection of power to the muliaga home was a contributing factor in the death of mrs muliaga, who used an oxygen machine. Immigration, obesity, poverty, corporate greed - the folole muliaga story raised issues that divided new zealanders tony wall and photographer david white travelled to samoa with the muliaga family to better understand their lives, and folole's tragic death.
Lessons to learn from power cut death the tragic death of folole muliaga should serve as a wake-up call for pacific churches to look after the material as well as the spiritual well-being of their members, say methodist samoan leaders. The family of auckland woman folole muliaga plan to sue both mercury energy and middlemore hospital over the mother of four's tragic death legal papers are to be filed at the auckland high court seeking financial redress from mercury and the hospital regarding mrs muliaga's death, which. The story of south auckland mother folole muliaga's death swept across the country triggering many opinions based on very few facts to those who knew her, folole muliaga was a shy, retiring woman.