“sweatshop” labor: the case of russell athletic

please see the attached question and writing rules   

Using the Six Steps of Decision-Making framework from this week’s content, please develop  responding to the following questions related to the case study Student Advocacy and “Sweatshop” Labor: The Case of Russell Athletic (p. 109).


Recognize decision requirement: 

What are the factors to consider in a corporation when deciding to outsource labor to developing countries? Include the following:

  1. Diagnosis and analysis of causes: If labor outsourcing to developing countries is a legitimate business strategy, how  can it be handled without risk of running into a sweatshop scandal?
  2. Development of alternatives: What are other countries doing to avoid, reduce or eliminate sweatshops?
         Selection of desired alternative: Decide on alternatives for outsourcing      for companies in developed countries, including whether or not to maintain      or implement the same high labor standards and regulations as in the home      countries.
  3. Implementation of alternatives: Which      alternatives would be best for outsourcing for companies in the United      States?
  4. Evaluation and feedback:

1- Have your recommendations been implemented in other countries? 

2- Are they working? 

3- What has been the outcome?


· Chapters 2 & 3 in International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behavior

· Chapter 2 PowerPoint slides Chapter 2 PowerPoint slides – Alternative Formats in International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behavior

· “In-Depth Integrative Case Study 1.1: Student Advocacy and “Sweatshop” Labor: The Case of Russell Athletic” (p. 109), in International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behavior.

· Lander, C. (2018). Foreign investment adaptations to the changing political and economic environments of the agro-food sector: A case study of Cargill Russia. Problems of Post-Communism, 65(3), 201-219. 

· The Lancet. (2019). Dealing with drug pricing: not just one solution. Lancet (London, England), 392(10165), 2655.  


Comanor, W., Schweitzer, S., Riddle, J. & Schoenberg, F. (2018). Value based pricing of pharmaceuticals in the US and UK: Does centralized cost effectivenes analysis matter? Review of Industrial Organization, 52(4), 589-602.

writing rules:  

  • 5 pages in length, which does not include the  title page, abstract, or required reference page, which is never a part of the content minimum requirements.
  • Use APA (7th ed) style guidelines.
  • Support your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories from the textbook and at least five scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles