These workers state the "only thing they have is their work".
For this assignment, review the Nike case study, located at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5uYCWVfuPQ.
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Once you have viewed the case scenario, respond to the following questions, with thorough explanations and well-supported rationale.
- These workers state the "only thing they have is their work". This statement suggests that without this work, they would have a lower standard of living. Should we inflict western values on this society? Bring in the concepts of social responsibility, integrity and other business ethics practices.
- From Nike's standpoint, is this a fair assessment of their ethical standards? Explain the some of the ethical issues that Nike is facing in the case.
- Explain what Nike has done to improve this situation since this 2011 video. Include the use of codes of ethics and other ethical standards implemented within the organization.
- Is your opinion of Nike any different now after viewing this video? Would this change your buying behavior with respect to Nike products?
Your response should be a minimum of two double-spaced pages. References should include your required reading plus one additional credible reference. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying in-text citations, and cited per APA guidelines.
Your response should be formatted in accordance with APA style. For step-by-step instructions for formatting a paper in APA style, please refer to the CSU Citation Guide. (http://www.columbiasouthern.edu/downloads/pdf/success/citation-guide).
Instructions for formatting formal documents can be found on page 17.
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Solution: These workers state the "only thing they have is their work".