StudentFirstName StudentLastName Professor FirstName LastName Business 123 28 November 2010 Low Wages, Multinational Companies, Developing Countries, and the Ethical Debate There are various ethical issues involved in doing business overseas. One critical issue that has been widely discussed in the media is whether multinational companies based in developed countries are acting ethically when employing workers in developing countries and paying them a pittance while they work inordinately long hours. Boatright argued that are different standards in home country and Third World countries, so the wages in the USA and a Third world country shouldn't be the same (p. #?). He indicated that in setting wages in developing countries, businesses...The end:
.....ermined by the governments and societies in developed countries to be fair wages, any critique of such practices is subjective at best. Works Cited Boatright, John. Ethics and the Conduct of Business. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003. Carroll, Archie. “Managing Ethically with Global Stakeholders: A Present and Future Challenge.” Academy of Management Executive 18.2 (2004): 114-120. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 28 Nov. 2010. Ethics Resource Center. “National Business Ethics Survey: How Employees View Ethics in Their Organizations 1994-2005.” Ethics.org. Ethics Resource Center, n.d. Web. 28 Nov. 2010. Rowh, Mark. “Memo From Your Future Boss.” Career World 38.1 (2009): 8-10. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 28 Nov. 2010.