Catastrophe in Bangladesh & Licensing and Laissez Faire

Catastrophe in Bangladesh & Licensing and Laissez Faire.

Catastrophe in Bangladesh & Licensing and Laissez Faire 

Page 1 .4.1 Read Catastrophe in Bangladesh and answer this 2 questions . 1. What are the pros and cons of outsourcing garment manufacturing to countries where workers are paid so much less? 2. Do companies have a responsibility to monitor the conduct of the companies they do business with either directly or indirectly? If so, what is their responsibility for working conditions and wages? Page 2 . Case 4.2. Read Licensing and Laissez Faire and answer this questions 1. Is occupational licensure consistent with the basic principles and values of capitalism? What do you see as the ethical arguments for and against licensure? Be sure to consider both customers and service providers. 2. Can you specify for what kinds of occupations licenses are appropriate? (Don’t make a list of occupations; rather, try to describe the characteristics of those occupations where it is appropriate to require a license.)

Catastrophe in Bangladesh & Licensing and Laissez Faire