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chapter 6 and 7 p7 - •Post code of conduct at all...

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Disney Employee Relations •Goals: The maintenance of employer-employee relationships that contribute to satisfactory productivity, motivation, and morale. •Offers a range of benefit options to meet the diverse needs of employees •Develop global standards that protect the reputation of the firm •Foster safe, inclusive and respectful workplaces wherever Disney-branded products are made •Work cooperatively with governments, civil society organizations and other brands to make progress in addressing issues contributing to poor working conditions •Proactively identify areas of concern and develop solutions, promote sustainable practices, and support value creation Audit Policy •Prioritize certain violations that require immediate correction or create greater risks to workers •“Zero tolerance" for child labor, involuntary labor and physical abuse.
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Unformatted text preview: •Post code of conduct at all factories •Provide mechanisms for employees to notify management and Disney of any violations •Ultimately, the factory is responsible for taking corrective action regarding working conditions and wage abuses. •Due diligence was not performed before entering into business with the factory •This is not the first time Disney has faced backlash for the business they do in other countries •Disney has launched an investigation into these damaging developments Key issues Ethical Relativism vs. Ethical Absolutism •Not uncommon in China to find: oLow wages, oExcessive overtime beyond legal limits oLabor laws that are vague oLittle government enforcement oEmployees afraid to speak out •Need to understand local culture and uphold moral standards •How would you advise Disney? What should be done?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course HRM 533:315 taught by Professor Castolano during the Spring '12 term at Rutgers.

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