• Competitividad Y Ética: Caso Foxconn

    Competitividad y Ética: Caso Foxconn Foxconn es una empresa que se encuentra en una industria de alta competitividad, donde el principal incentivo para los clientes es el precio, y no existe otro diferenciador, los márgenes de utilidad financiera son muy pequeños, y esto deriva en que la utilidad financiera se genera por el volumen de venta. Dado lo anterior, la empresa tenía que ser estricta con sus estándares de calidad, y en sus procesos, llevándolos al extremo y aprovechando que en

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  • Final Project Topic Desription

    with Chinese Foxconn to manufacture it’s iPads, iPhones, and iPods. Despite difficulties with, few stores, piracy and low app sales, Apple sales in China are only second to those in the US (iPhones make Chinese eyes light up: Apple doesn't just make stuff in China; its sales there are booming, too, 2012). Couple high sales with low labor cost and it is easy to see why Apple chose China as the location of it manufacturing headquarters. Fair labor practice advocates have accused Foxconn of sweatshop-like

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  • The Csr of Foxcon

    Essay 2 Essay conclusion: Foxconn should keep its working schedules, basing on legal payments for overtime work. Stakeholders’ concerns analysis framework: Worker’s concerns What is worker’s priority factor to choose a job? For most low level education and training workers, the answer is a competitive and guaranteed salary. If you are an engineer, graduated from the best universities in China, like Peking University or Tsinghua University, you may want a job in Google for its flexible

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  • Marketing

    and other devices in contract manufacturers, such as Foxconn and Inventec often work in harsh conditions. Thus, a question has been arisen that whether Apple should be responsible for the actions of Foxconn. According to the case study, this essay will argue that Apple is partially accountable for the actions of Foxconn through analyzing the theory of organizational culture and organizational structure. Analysis of Apple’s influence on Foxconn in terms of organizational culture will be demonstrated

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  • Issue

    [pic] Foxconn ----- current issue and future forecast Table of Content Executive summary 4 Introduction 5 Overview of the company 5 Economic 7 Current Issue 7 Responding the suicide case in China in economic aspect 7 Current economic issue in Foxconn 7 Future opportunities and risk in Asia region 8 Opportunities 8 Risk 9 Recommendation 10 Political 10 Current Issue 10 Suicide case on political

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  • Foxconn

    Brief Profile of Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai) Terry Gou founded Hon Hai Precision Industry Company Ltd, the anchor company of Hon Hai / Foxconn Technology Group in 1974 with US$7,500, a devotion in integrating expertise for mechanical and electrical parts and an uncommon concept to provide the lowest "total cost" solution to increase the affordability of electronics products for all mankind. Today, Hon Hai / Foxconn Technology Group is the most dependable partner for joint-design, joint-development

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  • Apple Globalization

    Apple and Foxconn as well as the Chinese government. Apple has obligations to their employees both domestic and global. They need to be mindful that a corporation is only as good as its products as well as, its image. They need to be mindful that since its headquarters are in the United States, it should do all that it can to maintain a positive image. It is also important to make sure that the products they sell are quality products while keeping the price as low as possible. Foxconn has a stake

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  • Student Paper

    two different perspectives view power in the organisation and the environment. The second section will be my analysis of Apple using control theories and the resource dependency theory to analyse how Apple has the power over Apple’s own employees, Foxconn and the workers. Section 1: Theoretical Framework To make comparison between modernism and critical theory, it is essential to know the assumptions of these perspective using meta-theoretical choices of ontology and epistemology. Ontology concerns

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  • Workers' Exploitation in China

    Exploitation of Workers In China: Analyze with suicides of Foxconn Abstract As globalization affected the whole world, the contradiction between leaders and labors has become a world-wide problem. In China, a series of employees’ suicides attracted the public and media’s concentration to consider this problem. A Taiwanese electronics corporation, is acting as the protagonist in this issue and now earning an internationally notorious reputation of running sweatshops. This paper analyze the cause

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  • An Introduction of Foxconn Case Study

    Nicole An Introduction of Foxconn Case Study The organization I want to research is Foxconn Technology Group, which is an electronics contract manufacturing company. Terry Gou founded Foxconn in 1974. The major fields that Foxconn focus on are consumer electronics, digital content, automobile parts and the development of new energy resources and new materials. Foxconn owns many high-end clients worldwide, such as Google,, Apple Inc., Microsoft, Dell, Sony, Nokia and so on.

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  • Apple

    Running head: ETHICS BEHIND APPLE AND FOXCONN RELATIONSHIP 1 Ethics Behind Apple and Foxconn Relationship Maryana Didovych The College of Westchester ETHICS BEHIND APPLE AND FOXCONN RELATIONSHIP 2 Abstract This paper examines Apple, Inc.’s relationship with one of its biggest suppliers, Foxconn Technology Group. Recent growth in suicide incidents at Foxconn factories again caught media’s attention. Whether Apple’s decision to stay in business with Foxconn despite these incidents is ethical

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  • Hello

    FOXCONN ANALYSIS A startling 17 young workers attempted or committed suicide at the Foxconn production facilities in China between January and August 2010 attracted worldwide attention. This article looks at the historical development of Foxconn Technology Group as a case to reveal the advent of rapid capital expansion in China and its impacts on Chinese workers’ lives. It also provides an account on the social and political origins of the advent of monopoly capital in China through a detailed study

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  • Case Brief #2 : Foxconn V Byd, Part B

    Case Brief #2 : Foxconn v BYD, Part B After four individuals were convicted due to stealing trade secrets of Foxconn, the case took a dramatic turn when prosecutors dropped all criminal charges against BYD in December 2008. At the same time, the global manufacturing industry was hit hard because of the severe global recession starting in late 2008. To generate extra revenues for survival from the global recession, one of Foxconn's strategies was to increase investment in R&D of smartphones.

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  • Nokia-in-House or Joint R&D (Jrd) with Foxconn

    In-house or Joint R&D (JRD) with Foxconn? If JRD, to what extent should the JRD be? These questions need to be answered for the development of Nokia Denmark in surviving the increasingly competitive mobile device market. Therefore, thorough analysis of feasibility and compacts of JRD should be done, in terms of pros and cons. Due to limited space, most relevant and significant factors will be discussed. For the positive aspect, JRD can benefit Nokia in the following aspects: Effective Cost and

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  • Nokia Case

    future strategic directions for product development activities which is there main concern. It use to develop about 10 mobile phones a year. Nokia Denmark had three strategic operations: Nokia could scale up JRD with Foxconn to suspend in-house development. Second, Nokia phase out with Foxconn and pursue fully in-house product development.Third would to continue parallel organization structure. The primary function of the Danish site was the development of mobile phones, including every aspect from R&D

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  • Stuff

    Foxconn emerged as the leader supplier of electronics for world leading companies that included not only Apple but also other household names such as Sony, Dell and Nintendo Chinese integration with the world economy resulted in a rapid increase of wages and the wealth of the Chinese people. Not only were Chinese wages low, but also so was its unit labor cost, that is, wage as a percentage of labor productivity Foreign investors in these zones received special advantages, ranging from concessionary

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  • Foxconn Analysis

    Foxconn Company Overview Foxconn (The Company) is a multinational electronics contract manufacturing company headquartered in Taiwan. To utilize the cheaper and larger labor market, Foxconn operates several factories in China. It is viewed as the world’s largest electronics contractor manufacturer and third largest information technology company (based on revenues). It recorded $131.8 billion in revenue in 2013. It operates factories across several continents, and accounts for 40 percent of

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  • Foxconn Apple

    business with Foxconn was still questionable and seems like be unethical by some people. Apple can make significant profit on the sale of its products considering the price of Apple’s products and what its supplier’s workers outside of the USA are getting paid. As we can see, in 2010 the wages of Foxconn worker was about 900 Yuan ($143 per month).Apple’s newest iPhone costs minimum of $200 with a wireless company is convenient for Apple to continue business with Foxconn as it still able

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  • Good1

    Apple’s new leader faces ethical dilemmas at Foxconn As Tim Cook picks up the leadership of Apple from Steve Jobs, he faces a significant ethical dilemma in Wuhan in a supplier’s company where workers threaten suicide in protest over their working conditions THIS DEVELOPING STORY IS BEING UPDATED REGULARLY.  ADDITIONS ARE AT THE END OF THE ORIGINAL POST by Paul Hinks Articles recently reported that Tim Cook (Apple’s new CEO) earned $378m in 2011. He inherited a global technology juggernaut, renowned

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  • Define Marketing and Discuss How It Is More Than Just Telling and Selling

    characteristics, for the purpose of selecting appropriate target markets. Foxconn defines themselves as a service company rather than a manufacturing concern. As can be seen that, Foxconn is one of the world's largest manufacturer of electronic components and computer, so they provides products depends on the contract with other companies, which demand to be provided products with a cheaper and reasonable prices than other manufacturers. Foxconn devote to customer's long term success and pride in their hardworking

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  • Cycle 3 Paper

    history of worker abuse and although external entities have attempted to implement change, the hard reality is that the workers are in almost the same conditions they were in before these external entities attempted to intervene. From the string of Foxconn suicides in 2010 to various violations of ethical and legal statures in Samsung’s Samkwang Science and Technology factory, China and corporations who outsource their manufacturing to Chinese factories, such as Apple and Samsung, still have a long

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  • Foxconn

    Industrial Relations in China :A Case Study of Foxconn Suicides Abstract As globalization affected the whole world, the contradiction between leaders and labors has become a world-wide problem. In China, a series of employees’ suicides attracted the public and media’s concentration to consider this problem. A Taiwanese electronics corporation, is acting as the protagonist in this issue and now earning an internationally notorious reputation of running sweatshops. This paper analyze the cause

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  • Nokia Denmark

    suppliers, Taiwanesebased Foxconn—the world’s largest electronics component manufacturer with most of its facilities in mainland China—in a joint R&D (JRD) setup in which Foxconn was given the responsibility of developing and testing selected mobile phones. Development of more complex mobile phones with new and sophisticated technologies was still retained in-house in Denmark, but the more standardized and less complex products with known techniques were outsourced to Foxconn. However, while the decision

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  • Apple vs Foxconn

    Etisk refleksjonsoppgave – Apple VS Foxconn Fag: Bedriften Verdens største selskap, Apple, som produserer blant annet iPhone, iPad og iMac, har gjennom tidene etablert seg som en kvalitetsbedrift man kan stole på i verdenenssammenheng. I mai 2011 gjennomførte studentorganisasjonen SACOM en undersøkelse hos den største underleverandøren til Apple, taiwanske Foxconn, for å se nærmere på arbeiderenes arbeidsforhold. De enorme produksjonsfabrikker holder til i Kina, og resultatet fra SACOM var slående

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  • Foxconn Crisis

    Analiza unei situaţii de criză Criza companiei Foxconn Despre Foxconn Foxconn Technology Group este o companie taiwaneză fondată din anul 1974.  Compania este una dintre cele mai valoroase companii producătoare de componente electronice precum iPod, iPad şi iPhone şi are în portofoliul de clienţi firme cu renume precum: Apple, Amazon, Cisco, Nokia, Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, Sony Ericsson şi Hewlett-Packard, etc. Iniţial, compania a avut numele de Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd

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  • Topic 3

    Outline 1. background * Foxconn a. is an international electronics manufacturing company, its headquartered in Tucheng, New Taipei, Taiwan. It is the world's largest electronics manufacturer. * The services and wants the Foxconn do a. original design manufacturer b. Produce the electronics product for its clients, such as U.S, china, Europe, Mexico etc. * The roles and regulations Foxconn have a. Human resource (underage interns and worker unrest due to overtime

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  • Foxconn Technology Group - the Suicides Incidents

    1.0 Introduction Foxconn Technology Group is a multinational company for electronics manufacturing where the company headquarter is located in Tucheng, New Taipei, Taiwan. During the thirty years of development, the Foxconn scope of product has expanded and has formed series of electronic products manufacturing such as Card Readers Graphics Cards, LCD Monitors, and Power Supplies. They have become one of the largest electronic contract manufacturers working with many technology companies around

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  • Waste

    A Suicide Survivor: The Life of a Chinese Migrant Worker at Foxconn Sunday, 25 August 2013 12:50By Jenny Chan, The Asia-Pacific Journal | In 2010, 18 employees working for Foxconn in China attempted suicide. These shocking events focused world attention on the manufacturing supply chains of China's export industry and the experience of working within them. What had driven these young migrant assembly line workers to commit such a desperate act? This article provides a first-hand account of the

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  • Organizational Behaviour

    & “Ethics” of Foxconn A string of suicides occurred at Taiwanese-owned Foxconn in China in recent years has drawn great media attention (BBC, 2010). 20 Chinese universities worked as a team to pursue the story behind the Foxconn which they described as “labour camp” (Chan, 2013). As the major manufacturer of Apple, Foxconn should undertake the due obligations but Apple also cannot avoid its responsibility. A case study “Apple’s efforts fail to end gruelling conditions at Foxconn factories” is presented

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  • Foxconn

    Competitors? 1. Introduction Lenovo is the largest personal computer company in the world and serves customers covering over 160 countries (Lenovo, 2014). In the global computer industries, three products of Lenovo have occupied the first three positions of market share (Chu, n. d.). From 2010 to 2014, the revenue of Lenovo is keeping increasing in a steady trend and the EBITDA revenue in 2014 has reached more than US$ 1365 billion (see figure below). + financial situation +competitor

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  • Foxconn

    Foxconn is moving in the right direction Foxconn is the largest electronics manufacturer in the world. The company has been in the news for the harsh treatment of its employees who live and work in company halls and tolerate long shifts. After a number of suicides in 2010, nets were placed around the buildings to prevent workers from jumping. On a positive note and according to Foxxcon customers, no organization in the world is as capable, flexible and committed to meet large-scale production

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  • Pf Assignment 9

    the middle of China’s manufacturing heartland, about a quarter of a million workers are assembling electronic devices. These devices are made to be sold in Western markets. Foxconn runs many of these businesses. They make products for Apple and other brands. Foxconn employs one and a half million workers all across China. Foxconn has become an economic threat to both China and America. Their cheap foreign labour reduces enconomic growth to both countries. The labour share of national income has been

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  • Assignment 4

    their manufacturing plant in China called Foxconn. Foxconn is the largest and most technically sophisticated manufacturing operation for consumer electronic products. With the help of the media, Apple’s unethical behaviour was highlighted as their lack of action towards the poor conditions in Foxconn gave of the impression that they didn’t care about those that helped manufacture their goods. ‘Reports over the past few years have described instances of Foxconn employees committing suicide, presumably

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  • Triple Bottom Line

    exciting new devices. This is happening every day at the Foxconn plant in China. Foxconn, a Taiwanese company founded in 1974, in the past decade has gone from being one of many invisible firms in the electronics supply chain to the world champion of flexible manufacturing. Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, is the world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer with ‘annual revenue of $131.6 billion in 2013’ ("Foxconn Hon Hai Income Statement," 2015). It is most widely known

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  • Terry Gou – Foxconn Technology Group

    Have you ever heard of Foxconn Technology Group and its founder and CEO Terry Gou? It is the largest exporter out of China. Foxconn is a Taiwanese contract manufacturer employing 920,000 Chinese workers across more than 20 mainland factories. Its business is fuelled by the United States’ and the world’s hunger for high-tech gadgets and toys at rock-bottom prices, share-holders demanding solid profit margins, and workers eager to move up the economic ladder. Foxconn has been the most trusted name

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  • What We Should Learn from Foxconn Suicides?

    contractor manufacturer, and the third-largest information technology company by revenue (Foxconn, 2014). Foxconn Technology Group is a high-tech enterprise which was set up in mainland China by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. Foxconn, the largest private employer in China, is a contract manufacturer who deals with electronics and information technology companies in North America, Europe, and Japan (Foxconn, 2014). Many people know this company because it is Apple’s foundry in China. On the back

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  • Formal Letter

    Letterhead October 30, 2015 Subject: Apple Inc. Ending Business Relationship with Foxconn Dear Shareholders: As one of the Board of Directors at Apple Inc., it is my duty to address concerns over the ending business relationship with Foxconn. In light of unacceptable working conditions at a Foxconn facility, a decision has been made to assure that our company will cease to violate any breach of human rights in the future. The matters at issue are stated below: * Unacceptable working

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  • Foxconn

    Second Foxconn Verification Status Report Workers prepare for shift at Foxconn facility in Guanlan In February 2012, the Fair Labor Association (FLA) assessed working conditions and the treatment of workers at three Chinese factories manufacturing Apple products, which are owned and operated by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (Foxconn) in Shenzhen and Chengdu. The assessments were conducted by Openview and SCSA – two local, independent labor monitoring organizations accredited

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  • Foxconn Employee Treatment

    about Foxconn, the massive factory in China where workers manufacture popular products like iPhones and iPads. Here's a quick look at what we know about Foxconn. (The company disputes workers' accounts of abusive conditions. In a 2010 company report, Foxconn said it promotes "employee respect, an atmosphere of trust, and personal dignity.") Well let’s look at some key facts to find out whether what foxconn stated is the truth or not. There are 1.2 million:  workers employed by Foxconn in China

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  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    paper targeted a global organization with a multinational presence. The company picked is Foxconn Technology Group. Within the paper the reader will gain a little insight on the cultural issue that affected the organization. The issue will be defined and an overview will be provided on how the issue became an issue in the organization. Also an analysis of the ethical and social responsibility issues Foxconn dealt with as a result of being global. Lastly the paper will identify the ethical perspectives

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  • Apple and Foxconn

    as others in the community hold Apple accountable. Apple chose to partner with the Fair Labor Association to run an audit on labor conditions of their supplier Foxconn. The findings were subpar to say the least. The violations that they encountered were detrimental to the supplier code of conduct. These findings allowed Apple to hold Foxconn accountable for their actions and pushed them in making these issues right again. 1. Do you think Apple has demonstrated global corporate citizenship, as defined

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  • From in-House to Joint R&D

    certain projects of product development Taiwanese company Foxconn in joint R & D (USC) plant. Foxconn, one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturers, who are also developing products for many of the competitors Nokia, was responsible for the development and testing of selected standardized and less sophisticated mobile phones, while the more complex and sophisticated technological projects were kept in the house . However, by 2010, Foxconn has become a central figure in Denmark Nokia product development

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  • A Case Analasis

    A Case Study Analysis of Foxconn: Perspective of a manufacturing sweatshop in China Boyao Zhang R/W Grad VI University of Delaware English Language Institute May 29th, 2016 A Case Study Analysis of Foxconn: Perspective of a manufacturing sweatshop in China An irreversible trend of economic globalization presents opportunities and challenges in China. Overall, foreign direct investment (FDI) and open trade, two major elements of commercial globalization, have played a crucial role in the

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  • Apple Foxconn Mess

    party inspectors from the Fair Labor Association into its suppliers’ plants and Foxconn has announced that it’s giving workers a 16 to 25 percent raise. Unfortunately, neither raises nor inspections that double as photo ops will fix the system-wide problems that should bother us. By focusing their attention on Apple alone, both activists and press are minimizing the scope of abuses that are much worse at non-Foxconn facilities. If you were a fly on the wall at a Chinese electronic factory and could

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  • Foxconn

    Foxconn Abstract Human kind has always strived for advancement in knowledge and technology. Whether it was the invention of the wheel or creation of Nano-technology, we have all grown accustom to electronic gadgets and what they do to aid our everyday existence. There is an unlimited demand for electronic devices worldwide, and Foxconn has taken the helm at providing those products. They do business with some of the leading companies internationally such as Microsoft Corp., Cisco Systems

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  • Foxconn

    Analysis of Foxconn Introduction Foxconn, or Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, was founded 37 years ago in Taiwan by Terry Gou. The company initially started as a local computer component manufacturer. Over the past decades, Foxconn had been continuously growing to become the world’s largest electronic components manufacturers with the consolidated revenue of 59.32 billion US dollars in 2010. As the largest electronic manufactures, Foxconn provides electronic components to major electronic devices

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  • External and Internal Analysis of Foxconn

    External and Internal Analysis of Foxconn Introduction Foxconn, or Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, was founded 37 years ago in Taiwan by Terry Gou. The company initially started as a local computer component manufacturer. Over the past decades, Foxconn had been continuously growing to become the world’s largest electronic components manufacturers with the consolidated revenue of 59.32 billion US dollars in 2010. As the largest electronic manufactures, Foxconn provides electronic components to

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  • Rfid Technology

    tablet devices. Their product which features Google’s Android base software is sold all around the world. In the 4th quarter of 2011, Motorola Mobility manufacturer, Foxconn Technology Group, shipped about 10.5 millions mobile devices out to stores worldwide (Marketwatch, 2012). To satisfy this high demand of mobile devices, Foxconn need to make the necessary adjustment in their building to be able to make their daily goal of mobile devices built. Business Problem With the high demand of

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  • Wk 2 Mmpbl 560

    Apple Inc., though a leader, has dealt with controversy in regard to employee dissatisfaction and unethical working conditions. Employees working in the Foxconn manufacturing plant in Chengdu, China, recently have complained about the working conditions and, the unfair benefits in which they receive. An employee explained after arriving at the Foxconn factory, only senior employees were given benefits and offered sick time, also employees are forced to work overtime regularly (Zhang, 2012). Apple has

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  • Apple

    it makes me feel Foxconn uses slave labor to build iPhones, and they even admit they use child labor. As a report from CBC News pointed on Jan 29th 2011, each iPhone is made by young children’s hand and Apple only give them minimum slave wages. Even though an audit team uncovered several rules at the Longhua plant violate Apple’s code of conduct, Steve Jobs wasn’t mad at Terry Gou because without Terry, Steve wouldn’t be able to reach his goal. When working conditions at Foxconn became unbearable

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