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Virtue out of necessity? Compliance, commitment, and the improvement of labor conditions in global supply chains

Abstract:

Private, voluntary compliance programs, promoted by global corporations and nongovernmental organizations alike, have produced only modest and uneven improvements in working conditions and labor rights in most global supply chains. Through a detailed study of a major global apparel company and its suppliers, this article argues that this compliance model rests on misguided theoretical and empirical assumptions concerning the power of multinational corporations...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0032329209338922

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Said Business School
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Journal:
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Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Pages:
319-351
Publication date:
2009-07-06
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EISSN:
1552-7514
ISSN:
0032-3292
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pubs:819631
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uuid:c7f5f3a4-da4a-47c8-ab96-21e604dbf08c
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pubs:819631
Source identifiers:
819631
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2018-12-13

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