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Case
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Reference no. 9B01M070
Authors: Lawrence A Beer
Published by: Ivey Publishing
Originally published in: 2001
Version: 2012-11-09
Revision date: 18-Dec-2012
Length: 10 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

Textron Ltd is a family-owned manufacturer of cotton and sponge fabricated items. The company wants to expand its business with an offshore manufacturing enterprise that will fit with the company's policy of caring for their employees and providing quality products. The company is looking at two options: a guaranteed outsourcing purchase agreement or a joint venture. After several meetings with offshore alliance candidates the vice-president of the company must analyse the cross-cultural differences to established corporate guidelines of global ethics and social responsibility that the company can use in their negotiations with a foreign manufacturing firm.
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Industry:
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Medium
Other setting(s):
2000

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Abstract

Textron Ltd is a family-owned manufacturer of cotton and sponge fabricated items. The company wants to expand its business with an offshore manufacturing enterprise that will fit with the company's policy of caring for their employees and providing quality products. The company is looking at two options: a guaranteed outsourcing purchase agreement or a joint venture. After several meetings with offshore alliance candidates the vice-president of the company must analyse the cross-cultural differences to established corporate guidelines of global ethics and social responsibility that the company can use in their negotiations with a foreign manufacturing firm.

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Location:
Industry:
Size:
Medium
Other setting(s):
2000

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