Nike Sweatshop Debate

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Nike Sweatshop Debate 1 Running Head: Nike Sweatshop Debate Patrick Lowery MGT 448 June 6, 2011
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Nike Sweatshop Debate 2 Global organizations such as Nike continually face legal, cultural, and ethical changes and must find solutions to them for long-term success in the global economic marketplace. Nike and the host government play a role in making sure that business operations are running in an ethical manner. It is difficult for large companies like Nike to implement a strategic plan that address human rights during daily operations in multiple countries. Legal, Cultural, and Ethical Challenges Nike Face in a Global Environment Since Nike sub-contract to organizations to make their shoes and apparel under the theoretical perspective cultural relativism the organization should not be responsible for foreign work conditions. The cultural relativism theories suggest that ethics and work conditions are a product of the culture in a particular region or country. Since Nike subcontractors are foreign entities the organization cannot be responsible according to cultural relativism. Under a utilitarian framework, Nike is responsible for the conditions set by the subcontractor. Utilitarian philosophy suggest that Nike is liable and should approve subcontractors based on their ability to produce, the work conditions, and their willingness to provide fair wages to all workers. As a multinational corporation, Nike possesses the power to control resources and move its production facilities from country
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