analyze situation from individuals social, cultural and spiritual influence

Apply and integrate the concepts of attribution, attitude, behavior, and cognitive dissonance. Identify a situation in which an individual was persuaded into a decision to engage in behavior that violated values, beliefs, attitudes, ethics, and or morals, such as misrepresenting a product, etc.

The situation selected was when Purdue Pharma convinced the public their drug was not addictive.

Drug company in charge of the original distribution of OxyContin (Purdue Pharma)

In 200 words analyze the situation from the perspective of the individual’s social, cultural, and spiritual influences as well as his ethics. Remember to not put in your own thoughts or opinions.

Include a scholarly reference