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Great Posts SHENZHEN-THE CITY WHERE I COME FROM by Weichen MIKE DAISEY VISITS SHENZHEN by Brigit MIKE DAISY: APPLE MAGIC by Katie (great imagery!) MOVING TOWARDS PREVENTION by Lauren WHAT ARE FOXCONN’S SOLUTIONS? by Marty WOnderful comments and interaction: On Brigit’s. Rachel and Weichen Marty and enoo6 (?) Continue reading

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Should We Feel Bad About This?

“Retraction” brings up numerous issues concerning decision making for stakeholders and shareholders. For this blog post, I am going to reflect on three decisions that were brought about throughout “Retraction” concerning Mike Daisey as a manager, the managers at “This American Life”, and Apple’s top managers. First, it is clear throughout the podcast that TAL … Continue reading

A “Theatrical” Truth
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A “Theatrical” Truth

This American Life, a journalism authority retracted Mike Daisey’s monologue.  Additionally Daisey regretted airing his performance through this reputable news source.  However, Daisey, much to the frustration of This American Life, adamantly defended his work in other realms.  While Daisey admitted that it was a mistake to frame his monologue as journalism he claims that … Continue reading

Foxconn & Our Social Responsibility
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Foxconn & Our Social Responsibility

Mike Daisey’s monologue on This American Life publicized the gruesome working conditions and unexposed story about manufacturing in Shenzhen, China.  His listener can easily relate to his love of technology, for our society admires the newest shiny Apple electronic.  Although we can clearly read that our beloved products are made in China, few realize what … Continue reading

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Turning a Blind Eye

Mike Daisey’s adventure through Shenzhen was truly enlightening and begs the question, “Do you really think Apple doesn’t know… do they just see what they want to see?” After hearing this podcast, I can’t help but think that Apple (and the other corporations involved with Foxconn) must just turn a blind eye. Daisey’s level of … Continue reading