BS Ethics EX 2 Q 11 - made overseas I know the labor...

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BS Ethics, BBA 4751-04D James Tilley, Section II Exam, Q 11 Developed and developing countries are benefiting from overseas contractors. The benefits for a developed country is that it lowers cost of goods and the labor costs are not passed on to the costumers. The benefits for developing countries are, it offers jobs to otherwise unemployed people. In my opinion I believe this should be stopped. There are too many corporations making their product overseas to cut cost and selling them in the U.S. at higher prices. I know owning a business is about capitol but I think we need to help our own people and not rip them off. One example, I have bought a few name brand shirts that have cost $50-75 dollars and none of them were made in the U.S., all were
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Unformatted text preview: made overseas. I know the labor receives less than 5% of that price while I paid that high price. I know I could have walked away and bought a less expensive shirt like I do now but society has its way of judging. There are more products coming in than are going out and with more equal trading with overseas countries then we could have more jobs in America. In the Nike case (case15.1, pg. 411), there were many cases of abuse, sexual abuse, and numerous hours of forced overtime. It is that the labor cost involved in making one pair of Nike shoes is only $3, yet this may sell for $100 in the US. Another fact is that Nike isn’t helping the countries develop when they receive pressure from that country to move to another developing country....
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