Low Wages, Multinational Companies, Developing Countries, and the Ethical Debate

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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...
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.....ermined by the governments and societies in developed countries to be fair wages, any critique of such practices is subjective at best.
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