by increasing the amount of production but was reluctant to take measures of examining how Foxconn would handle the resources as well as how the employees would meet this demand. Apple then used the engaged stage by showing reactive actions to investigate their suppliers’ compliance with the public reporting and supplier code of conduct. In the innovative stage, the company began public reporting and cross-functional coordination. Besides, it worked with FLA and published its first supplier accountability progress report that was released to the public. At the integrated step, the company demonstrated collaboration and alliance with FLA as well as helped Foxconn towards the shared goals. Finally, at the transforming stage, Foxconn began implementing the active systems. As a result of the latter, the company demonstrated responsibility not only to society but also expectations of stakeholders.
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