$2.00 3. You are the publisher of a daily metropolitan newspaper.
3. You are the publisher of a daily metropolitan newspaper. In addition to newsstand sales, you distribute your newspaper to home subscribers via a system of carriers who hand-deliver your papers all over the city. There is also a fairly extensive motor delivery system whereby your carriers deliver your newspapers throughout the rural areas surrounding the city. Recently, your circulation manager has noticed an increase in the number and seriousness of complaints from subscribers about the carriers. Last Week, she hired a carrier who had constructed a bonefire inside a house under construction with extra copies of your newspaper. No damage was done before the fire was discovered and extinguished, but now your circulation manager is Wondering what exposure the company has in the event a carrier does some major harm. You do not have a written agreement with your carriers, but they are paid by the number of papers they deliver and docked if their delivery is late. What concerns do you immediately have?
Your answer should reflect the breadth of your imagination regarding your risks and what steps, if any, by which you would attempt to eliminate those risks.