You are the manager of a factory of the Make-It Company. You have 5,000 parts that must be shipped by Friday at 5:00 p.m. Things have been on schedule, but you have just been alerted that 2,000 of the parts already produced are faulty. This means, even with overtime, you won’t meet your goal.

If you do not ship these parts by the deadline, your company will lose this major client, and this will most certainly result in layoffs at your plant.

What do you do? Fully explain the rationale for your decision.