The Case of the Plant Relocation

http://www.scu.edu/ethics/dialogue/candc/cases/relocation.html
Author: Musalo, Karen
Source: Makkula Center for Applied Ethics
Year: 2005
Company Name: Electrocorp
Number of pages: 4

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Abstract:

Production costs are rising. Your company can make more money for shareholders by relocating your plants to a country with lower labor costs and fewer regulations. Using this case, Stan Raggio, senior vice president for sourcing and logistics at The Gap, and Karen Musalo, then director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics International Human Rights and Migration Project, discussed the ethical issues companies should consider at an Ethics Roundtable for Executives.



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