All your weekly discussions need to bring in ethical theory while discussing the video and/or book. The main point is to apply ethical theories , NOT merely discuss the apparel topic. This week you will have 2 video discussions. Read : Bb articles Watch 20 min video on Nike Watch 25 min video on 3 rd party vendors
DUE: MARCH 11 th by 7:00 pm Discussion Drop Box Video Clip : NIKE Case Study “Nike Sweatshops: Behind the Swoosh” Video #5 Discussion Ideas : Under what Ethical Theories is Nike operating with respect to their labor workforce? What Ethical Theories do they reject? Choose 1-2 Ethical theories to defend Nike; Choose 1-2 Ethical theories to refute Nike’s position. The Main Point is to apply ethical theory to the issues you chose to discuss. See RUBRIC and Example tabs (Maximum 30% similarity) DUE: FEBRUARY 20 th by 7:00 pm Discussion Drop Box Watch: 25 min video on 3 rd party vendors: Video #6 Discussion Ideas: Are global retailers like Walmart, Old Navy, etc. ethically responsible for the practices of their 3 rd party vendors? Consider: Pressures put on 3 rd party vendors by competitive contracts/bids, Laws or lack thereof in developing countries where this outsourcing takes place, Why do workers/vendors take these jobs and work in these conditions? The Main Point is to apply ethical theory to the issues you chose to discuss. See RUBRIC and Example tabs (Maximum 30% similarity) Continued… FINALS WEEK (3/13/17-3/17/17) Optional Extra Credit Paper DUE: March 15 th by 7:00 pm Ethical Issues in a Film Instructions on Paper Drop Box
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