The Globalization Of The Han Hoi Riot Essay

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Competing Through Globalization The Han Hoi riot took place in a manufacturing company in China where employees work long hours for noncompetitive wages doing repetitive tasks making iPods and iPads. In this particular instance, two employees who were overly worked got into a pushing match, where security got involved, beating the two employees, which caused other employees watching to become upset and retaliate against security. Unfortunately, this is not the only time of people reacting to such working conditions. There has been suicides that have taken place because of unhappy working conditions that employees face. Job dissatisfaction can be seen throughout cultures when jobs are less complex, less flexibility, value employee puts on the task, high safety risks, long hours, and uncompetitive pay (Noe, Hollenback, Gerhart, & Wright, 2015, p. 470-471). Exploitation is a profitable business for countries. According to Benton (2014), “profits from forced labor were estimated at 44 billion a year worldwide in 2005.” The people of these countries are beginning to retaliate against the unfair treatment, as seen in the case study. People are going to immigrate to other countries with better practices. The U.S. outsources a lot of companies to countries that exploit workers, but U.S. citizens are also retaliating for loss of jobs in America by boycotting products of these companies. This will eventually force these countries to change their practices if…

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