From the So. China Morning Post
Richard Locke faults a production system geared to speed at all costs
Two decades after Nike faced heat for poor working conditions in its suppliers’ overseas factories, Apple has been responding to a series of scandals – health and safety problems, worker suicides and riots by workers employed at Foxconn, one of its lead suppliers in China. And, once again, consumer activists and others are calling for better standards, more workplace inspections and other steps to prevent such abuse.
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Richard M. Locke is a professor at MIT and serves as both the deputy dean of the MIT Sloan School of Management and the head of MIT’s political science department