Case_29_Monitoring_Foreign_Suppliers

Case_29_Monitoring_Foreign_Suppliers - 3. Would you...

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Assignment Questions 1. How important is it for companies such as Nike and Wal-Mart that source extensively from foreign suppliers located in countries where wages are low and substandard working conditions are common to have supplier codes of conduct and to have programs to monitor and ensure supplier compliance with these codes of conduct? 2. Who has the strongest supplier monitoring program—Nike or Wal-Mart? Why?
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Would you recommend that a company join the Fair Labor Association and use its mechanisms to monitor supplier compliance instead of trying to set up its own supplier monitoring and compliance effort? Why or why not? 4. What can a company do to detect and combat the efforts of unscrupulous foreign suppliers to deceive inspection/compliance teams?...
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course MGMT 4000 taught by Professor Tonytong during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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