6 Word Memoir
Globalization can affect peoples lives positively.
Globalization can affect peoples lives negatively.
Nike is the largest supplier of athletic shoes in the world. Yet it outsources 100% of its shoe production to 34 different countries such as, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Turkey, Cambodia, Taiwan, Mexico, India, and Israel.
Nike outsources 100% of their products and is known for using sweatshops to do so. They outsource because people in foreign countries will work for way less money. That way they save a ton of money. It makes it so they can price their products more competitively and U.S. tax laws don't apply to them.
Read more: http://www.madehow.com/Volume-1/Running-Shoe.html#ixzz42vhpfxW3
Problems created by my product...
In some countries making these shoes are a good thing because there are hardly any jobs in those countries so it creates opportunities for them to make money. Their cultures kind of form around making the shoes because so many people in their countries work in the factories. Despite them making some money they work in horrible conditions and they are suffering and sometimes don't want to work there but are sold at a young age.