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Access: New Markets, New Methods

Authors: Johnson, Jennifer; Scully, Maureen
Product Type: Teaching Modules
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2009

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As businesses reach new markets they not only find more resources and consumers, but also new ways of doing business.

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Access: Outsourcing

Authors: Johnson, Jennifer; Scully, Maureen
Product Type: Teaching Modules
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2009

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How businesses can access the benefits of a global marketplace without falling prey to the accompanying risks is a critical question.

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Access Teaching Module

Authors: Johnson, Jennifer; Scully, Maureen
Product Type: Teaching Modules
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2009

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Access, to new markets and materials, to new sources of labor and information, to new communities and new ideas, is crucial to business, and can also serve as a way to spread the benefits of economic development to people and their communities. How does access bring value to business and society and can it also be used to reduce the downside of globalization?

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Degamex

Authors: Oyevaar, Martin; Lommerse, Gerard
Product Type: Cases
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Publication Year: 2004

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The goal of this case is to help students become familiar with the concept Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), or Socially Justified Enterprising (SJE). Besides Socially Justified Enterprising attention will be paid to longlasting development at macro level.

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China Minmetals Corporation and Noranda Inc.

Author: Litvak, Isaiah A.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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The proposed takeover of Noranda Inc. (one of the biggest mineral players in the world) by the Chinese state owned enterprise, China Minmetals Corporation, was cause for Canadian government concern as it required some understanding about the workings and objectives of state owned enterprises. There was particular concern around the labour issues and human rights violations in China...

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John McCulloch - United Beef Packers

Authors: Erskine, James A.; Dolansky, Eric
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2009

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John McCulloch takes a job as assistant general manager at a meat packing plant. After a short time in the job, he discovers it was nothing like he expected...

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Nike Inc.: Developing an Effective Public Relations Strategy

Authors: Everett, Donna R.; Slaughter, Kathleen E.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2000

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It had been almost a decade since the first article surfaced in the media alleging that factories sub-contracted by Nike in China and Indonesia were forcing workers to work long hours for low pay, and for physically and verbally abusive managers. The article was the seed of a media campaign that created a public relations nightmare for the company...

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U.S. Trust: Evaluating Labor Practices (Unabridged)

Authors: Tulloch, Henry W.; Cook, Stephen B.; Paine, Lynn S.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Darden Business Publishing
Publication Year: 1991

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The Socially Sensitive Investing Group at U.S. Trust is asked to develop criteria for assessing the fairness of labor practices in both union and nonunion companies. U.S. Trust's client, the Calvert Social Investment Fund, wants more explicit standards than those currently in use...

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The Promise and Perils of Globalization: The Case of Nike

Author: Locke, Richard
Product Type: Cases
Source: This case is published as a chapter, “The Promise and Perils of Globalization: The Case of Nike”, in the book Management: Inventing and Delivering Its Future.
Publication Year: 2003

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This case study of Nike Inc. traces the evolution of Nike's policies and practices vis-à-vis labor and environmental standards. The case illustrates the company's evolving definition and commitment to good corporate citizenship and the continuing controversy surrounding the company's practices in this arena.

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IKEA's Global Sourcing Challenge (A, B)

Indian Rugs and Child Labor

Authors: Bartlett, Christopher A.; Dessain, Vincent; Sjoman, Anders
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2006

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Traces the history of IKEA's response to a TV report that its Indian carpet suppliers were using child labor. Describes IKEA's growth, including the importance of a sourcing strategy based on its close relationships with suppliers in developing countries...

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