Mgmt 326 case study 3

Mgmt 326 case study 3 - Conflict Diamonds and the Kimberly...

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Conflict Diamonds and the Kimberly Process Step 1: The Revolutionary United Front (RUF) was a brutal organization that mutilated and amputated up to 20,000 people in Sierra Leone because of their diamond mining operations. This was called trade in conflict diamonds. The diamond industry, the United Nations, several governments, and human rights campaigners all wanted this trade to come to an end so they created a collaboration called the Kimberly Process. Step 2: Who? The decision makers are the diamond industry, the United Nations, the governments, and human rights campaigners. What? The issue involves the trade in conflict diamonds by the Revolutionary United Front (RUF). The RUF was killing people in diamond producing countries, especially in Sierra Leone and the Kimberly Process wanted to put an end to the brutality. Why? The issue arose because of the brutality and the killings by the RUF. It was estimated that the RUF mutilated as many as 20,000 people in Sierra Leone. These created a common concern among the
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course H/A 121 taught by Professor Alamo during the Spring '12 term at Morgan.

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Mgmt 326 case study 3 - Conflict Diamonds and the Kimberly...

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