Business Cycles and Employment Practices in a Domestic Garment Company (A, B)

Management's Dilemma
Authors: Byrne, Keely; Detert, Jim
Source: Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics
Year: 2005
Number of pages: 2, 13

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You are on the management team of a rapidly growing, privately-held apparel company. A fundamental tenet of your company is the belief that apparel manufacturing should be profitable without exploiting workers. Based on projected orders and the maximum inventory you can afford to carry, you must determine how to reduce your actual production over the next 20 weeks to only two-thirds of full capacity.

This item is available from the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics. Reference #: BRI-1002A, BRI-1002B (access to the B case available to faculty or corporate trainers)

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