For this assignment, review the Nike case study, located at:
REQUIRED REFERENCES TO USE:
MGM Resorts International; MGM Resorts named one of America’s most reputable companies for corporate social responsibility by Reputation Institute. (2015, October). Entertainment & Travel, 59.
Van Buren III, H. J., & Greenwood, M. (2013). The genesis of employment ethics.
Journal of Business Ethics, 117(4), 707-719.
Once you have viewed the case scenario, respond to the following questions, with thorough explanations and well-supported rationale.
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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 not including the title and reference pages. References should include your required reading plus one additional credible reference. Referenced sources must have accompanying in text citations complying with APA guidelines.