Not every product being sold is a good one. Sometimes the sellers of bad products know that’s what they’re selling, and sometimes they don’t. People in the former category are clearly acting unethically. People in the latter category — well, what obligation do they have to find out? >>>
LINK: What should you do if you lose faith in what you’re selling? (by Chris MacDonald for Canadian Business)
…The question came to mind when I read recent reports accusing Dyson Airblades hand dryers of spreading germs at an apparently horrifying rate. Now to be clear, there are reasons not to overreact to the hyperbolic headlines. The stories you’ve read about Airblades are based on one study, conducted under lab conditions that might not reflect reality. But what if—what if—the reports turn out to be fair and accurate? What if the highly artificial scenarios used for the lab tests turn out to be validated by field trials? What if Dyson Airblades really are spreading filth? Should Dyson simply say “Oh well, so much for that!” and stop selling them?….
What do you think?