Eth/316 Week 3 Cross Cultural Analysis

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Cross Cultural Perspectives ETH/316 Levi Strauss and Company is a globally recognized company. They are one the nation’s largest apparel makers and as well as one of the largest in the world. Based out of San Francisco, California, Levi Strauss has buys and operates in over 100 nations. Besides the United States, the company gains almost half of their annual net income from sales outside of the country. Many companies who are in the international market are faced with ethical and moral challenges due to dealing with cultural differences.. These challenges when faced can make a company look good but when ignored it can damage a company and its reputation. With Levi Strauss and Company, they have faced these cultural issues and challenges. Cultural Issues Facing the Company Levi Strauss and Company has faced a lot of scrutiny in recent years from employee’s rights unions, investment companies, stockholders, foreign organizations and various media outlets. The cause of this is due to two of the company’s plants located in Bangladesh…show more content…
As many companies who are international have had to do, Levi Strauss will need to find a method that all of their companies can agree with and keep it going while being ethical. This will help the company to prevent any, and in some cases all controversy. Conclusion With many companies in the international market, it is as important as ever to remain as ethically sound as possible. With the goal of increased earnings comes additional responsibility to accommodate all countries and their ethics. By modifying how the company does business outside of the United States, Levi Strauss and Company should be able to accommodate social factors as well as moral factor which will allow the company to be successful for years to come.

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