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1. ENTER THE DRAGON: INSIDE CHINESE HUMAN SMUGGLING ORGANIZATIONS •Organizational goals •Organizational structure •Compare to OC conventional attributes 2. Organizational goals • Instrumental ($_€¥RMB) • Exploit an economic opportunity • Fill a marketing niche 3. Organizational structure, generally. • “Frontier “ enterprise. • Anyone with the right connections and “guts” can participate. • Triad or gang membership not germane. • Snakeheads: mostly private citizens. • Utilize their personal resources, mostly in the form of guanxi. 4. Organizational structure: • Command centers: the big snakeheads. • Where are they? China? U.S? Citizens? Green card? • No clear hierarchical order. No “godfather.” • Small task forces. Project-based. Socially connected.
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Unformatted text preview: Well developed division of labor. Fee based payment. 5. Organizational structure: spets Recruiters Coordinators Transporters Document vendors Corrupt public officials Guides Crew members Enforcers Debt collectors 6. Characteristics of the smuggling business according to Zhang & Chin. Haphazard in its business formation. Irregular in its planning & execution. Uncertain in its outcomes. 7. Characteristics of Chinese human smuggling. Oral agreementsno written contracts. Special methods of guarantee to facilitate transactions. Secrecy; defense mechanisms. Systematic corruption. Temporary participants. Compare to conventional OC attributes...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2008 for the course CRM LAW SC 131 taught by Professor Bickford during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.

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