Nike Sweatshops Case

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Lauren Brockmiller BUS 101 Barr The key stakeholders in this case are the owners and employees. The owners are concerned about losing money, the employees concerned for their health. This case is about Nike running “sweat shops.” When Nike started business, there was nothing wrong with the way things were done. Nike didn’t have to take responsibility. It wasn’t a common problem, or at least one that people paid attention to. I believe that in part, Nike should be responsible for the factories. They should know what is going on in the factories, but they should also go with the norm of the country. Those people choose to work there, so they must not think conditions are too bad. The legal issues in this case involve the interests of both the employees of the owners. These legal matters include the employees not knowing about how toxic the chemicals and plants
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Unformatted text preview: they were working in were. These employees need to know how dangerous they environment they are working in is. The owners also dont want to lose money over law suits that could have been avoided with a simple Toxic Chemicals sign. There is no role for government in this case. The only stakeholders they would be protecting is someone abroad. How could our government do that? The government shouldnt be involved in business. I believe Friedmans answer to this would be the same, because he also believes in keeping government out of business. Freeman would probably say that Nike has the responsibilities of their employees to think about. The way they are treated is important too. Freeman thinks that all stakeholders are important and should be considered in all decisions....
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course BUS 101 taught by Professor Rollins during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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