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Global Business and Ethics Paper Global Business and Ethics Paper According to University of Phoenix Week Five supplement, the assignment states to Choose a historical example of an ethical dilemma that deals with global business. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper based on your chosen historical example. Summarize the following: Describe the ethical issues that became evident in the situation as a result of globalization. Compare the ethical perceptions across cultures in regards to the ethical situation. Determine which risks and consequences were associated with this dilemma. Nike produces a wide range of sports equipment. Their first products were track running shoes. An historical ethical dilemma is the Nike dilemma. Poor management exposes Nike to the threat of child labor and other labor violations. Once it was learned that Nike had violated children’s rights was there a whistle blower among the group of people. The Nike Corporation had many chances to clean up its act. Having tried course correction and public relations as a measure to salvage the bad image generated by the sweatshops that Nike is accused of running, Nike has undertaken massive efforts to overcome these hurdles. Child Labor Nike has faced ethical dilemmas in operations and manufacturing for a while now. The definition of ethical dilemma states that it is a situation wherein exists conflicts between moral imperatives and choosing one situation consequence over another can lead to compromising of what also seemed like a viable solution in the situation. The ethical
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