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Information Sciences And Technology
Course
IST 301
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N/ A
Semester
Fall

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IST 3016 November 2013IKEA CQs Questions for A case1How should Marianne Barner respond to the invitation for IKEA to have a representative appear on the upcoming broadcast of the German video programIKEA should accept the invite in order to demonstrate that the company doesnt support child labor in any form2What actions should she take regarding the IKEA supply contract with Rangan ExportsShe should fire Rangan Exports as IKEAs supplier and then sue them for illegal breach of contract3What longterm strategy would you suggest she take regarding IKEAs continued operation in India Should the company stay or should it exit Be prepared to describe the impact of such a decision and how you would manage it The company should stay because IKEA sent a legal team to Geneva to seek input and advice from the International Labor Organization on how to deal with the problem and to find out more about the child labor issues They also hired a third party agent to monitor child labor practices in India and Pakistan and to conduct random audits to ensure there were no children working They had all their suppliers sign a legal document stating that if a supplier employed children under legal working age that the contract would be cancelled Ikea and Marianne felt that these actions would protect them They reacted to this as a social issue they did not ignore the problem and jus
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