March 6, 2013
Nike is a company that is known to be a global corporation. Nike is a corporation that advertises and designs its merchandise over several countries. Nike is known for are famous logos and swoosh that is located on the merchandise. In 1972 Nike was established and founded by Phil Knight a former tack star of Oregon University. Nike is the planets leading athletic shoe and apparel manufacture in the world. Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods are the main attractions for sponsoring this product.
Legal, Cultural, and Ethical Challenges
The biggest legal issues that Nike has to worry about are the age limited of their workers. It has been said that Nike has underage children working in the sweatshop slaving and not making enough money to survive. Not only are the children working in the company legally, but they are working under hazardous conditions that are affecting the children and other workers health. To assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women; by authorizing enforcement of the standards developed under the Act; by assisting and encouraging the States in their efforts to assure safe and healthful working conditions; by providing for research, information, education, and training in the field of occupational safety and health; and for other purposes. ”That this Act may be cited as the "Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970." Nikes cultural challenge that they will affect the company is making sure that the company is not offending the people and the countries beliefs. Each country has its own set of law, rules, and regulation that has to be followed. In the United States it is illegal and very unethical for any manufactory or company to allow children under a certain age to work and the wages has to be of standards. In other countries, they allow children to work in factories regardless of the safety condition of the...