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Business Presentation on Social Sustainability

Value:25%Due Date:19-Aug-2018Return Date:07-Sep-2018Length:900 words +/- 10%Submission method options:Alternative submission method

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You are asked to develop a short report and videopresentation of no more than 5 minutesto the Board of your company to examine the current state of play on the issues raised in the following case. The case was published in 1993.

Imagine that you are a senior operations manager in a clothing manufacturing and retail company based in a developed country, such as the United States. Your role includes responsibility for international contracts for the manufacturer of the clothing that your company sells into the USA and other developed countries. The Board is well aware of the sensitivity of social sustainability in developing countries and the contribution that big companies from developed countries make. It is less aware of the current situation in regard to regulation and practice.


You have to prepare a short report and presentation on the current situation in social sustainability regulation and practice relating to companies from developed countries that outsource manufacturing to factories in developing countries.


Case study: Third-world families at work: Child labour or child care?


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This assessment draws on Topics 1 to 5 of the subject. The report should include the following elements:

  • A title page
  • Table of contents
  • Introduction
  • Discussion using appropriate headings
  • Evaluation of sources that you located independently of the topic content, using the CRAP test (covered in topic1).
  • Recommendations
  • References

You will need to support your argument with at leastfiveacademic and professional sources of information.


You must provide clear advice on the current state of play based on evidence and critical thought about the issues raised in the case. Without restricting your independent thought about what to cover, your report might include evidence-based discussion of relevant regulation, codes of practice and studies of corporate practice, as well as points of critique. Be persuasive and informative.


Presentation to a business audience is an important aspect of this assessment, so please use appropriate oral expression in your video.


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Shanaaya answered on Aug 17 2020
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Social sustainability regulation and practice
     Social sustainability regulation and practice
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[ Social sustainability regulation and practice]
Table of contents 
Table of Contents
Introduction     3
Discussion…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..4
Evaluation of resources (CRAP test)……………………………………… ……………………………………………………………4
Recommendations………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………6
References    7
Introduction
In this report, we would be discussing the social sustainability of the regulation & practice which are defined in the developing countries in comparison to the developed countries ethics. We can see there is often a seres of violation, such as child labor exploitation or the equal opportunity clause or the Fair Work practices, in order to meet end needs. In such a scenario, the It is important for the developed countries to access the situation while dealing with the ethical conflicting situation. It is important to note, how the developed countries are able to maintain a healthy sustainable policies & are able to regulate the ethical work practices. Such ethical practices are required to impose within the framework of the legal & environment framework. As a senior manager of the clothing manufacturing, I can see there many challenges & obstacles to be faced while dealing with the people from the developing countries, as they had a different mind zones.
Discussion
As a senior operations manager in a clothing manufacturing and retail company within the developed country such as United States, it was cultural & ethical shock to see the violation of the fair practices & the dealing of the cultural values. One can see a balance to be maintained with respect to the international contracts for the manufacturer of the clothing which has procured to sell goods in the USA and selling globally developed countries. To my assessment, I have seen that the Board is well aware towards the sensitivity of social sustainability which exists in the developing countries such as the child labour & exploitation, which can have retarding effect on the competitive pricing along with the accessment of the contribution which a big companies from developed countries make. We need to understand the regulation and practice. cultural relativism (Jensen, 2017). The Cultural relativism is to balance the terms of the values and morality which are actually culturally specific but not on the basis of the result in terms of the universal reason.
Evaluation of resources (CRAP test)
We have included the child labor references and the CRAP test gives an assessment of the 45 which is reasonably good to be used. The references have been well researched over the topic of child labour which have been exploited within the developing countries.
Problem Analysis
The case highlights the cultural relativism (Madsen, 2015). The Cultural relativism is by definition an observation related to the...
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