CASE STUDY TNC WALMART

Needless to say, TNCs, can not only influence governments, but harm people’s lives. Wal-Mart Christmas ornament workers are at the factory a minimum of 84 hours a week , while at least half the workers are at the factory hours a week. Being a Global Citizen. People are gaining access to other peoples and cultures at greater speeds than ever before and in ways never before possible. We need to get serious about keeping the products of foreign sweatshops off American shelves. TNCs often have big factories, and the movement of a factory to a different country can be devastating for communities like a town in Mexico that have the majority of their people making a living from the factory. Newer Post Older Post Home.

We are interacting more becasue we travel more, email more, and trade more. I don’t think so. Meanwhile, Canada imports products like oranges, and bananas from other countries like the USA. I believe that we, as Canadians, have the duty to people who work in sweatshops like this, to be nosy and figure out where the stuff we buy is coming from. Workers were cheated of one-third of the wages legally due them. Through international trade, people now have access to products that they cannot buy or make in their homeland.

The students also reported to the Labor Bureau that some year-olds worked at the factory. Needless to say, TNCs, can not only influence governments, but harm people’s lives. I believe that we, as Canadians, have the duty to people who work in sweatshops like this, to be nosy and figure out where the stuff we buy is coming from. Wal-Mart was 1 on the ‘Top 25 Transnational Corporations’ list in Here are a few points from his report released in that I found shocking:.

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We need to get serious about keeping the products of foreign sweatshops off American shelves. Unfortunatly, this often leaves the locals with jobs, but a very low salary and a long work week.

Perhaps our government can, and will, get strict on TNCs such as Wal-Mart, and keep them from being heartless Scrooges.

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People are gaining access to other peoples and cultures at greater speeds than ever before and in ways never before possible. Trade definatly has benefits, but there are some down sides to international trade stuvy.

Through international trade, people now have access to products that they cannot buy or make in their homeland.

Are the positives greater, in this Wal-Mart case, then the negatives? Can this really be Wal-Mart?

For example, Canada is rich in oil, and exports it to many different countries that need oil. With the ability to move stury operations around the globe, Transnational Corporations TNCs have alot of influence with governments, because governments must compete to attract business.

Workers were cheated of one-third of the wages legally due them. What conditions are the people who made my favorite Bluenotes sweater working in? To keep the business of TNCs, some governments have lowered taxes, and adopted policies that transnationals will find helpful.

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If it weren’t for trade with countries that grow coffee beans, I wouldn’t know what coffee is. Trade is a major globalizing force that effects us each and everyday.

I believe that many families would be shocked to find that their snow-man tree ornament was made ntc a young teenager, working months without a day off. Through the exchange of goods, people are exposed to other cultures, foods, and lifestyles. We are interacting more becasue we travel more, email more, and trade more.

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IGCSE & A-level Geography: IGCSE: Case Studies: Trans National Corporations – Wal-mart

Senator Byron Dorgan, in a statement released to Washington, D. You’ve probably heard the term, ‘transnational corporation’ before. The friendly store that boasts lower prices so that families can afford things? Such access forces people to engage in a changing world as the globalization process picks up momentum.

Being a Global Citizen: A TNC: Wal-Mart.

It is completely against the spirit of Christmas to produce ornaments in sweatshop factories where the workers are physically walmagt and financially cheated. Newer Post Older Post Home. A transnational corporation TNClike Wal-Mart, can have a really big influence on the world economy.

My social textbook defines it as, “a company that is based in one country while developing and manufacturing its products, or delivering its goods and services, in more than one country”.

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TNCs often have big factories, and the movement cwse a factory to a different country can be devastating for communities like a town in Mexico that have the majority of their people making a living from the factory.

Being a Global Citizen. I don’t think so. Meanwhile, Canada imports products like oranges, and bananas from other countries like the USA.