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GEOGRAPHY TNC CASE STUDY NIKE

Read the Forbes page on Nike, Insert a key fact or figure into each box. The US sportswear company Nike have had a sizeable number of factories based in China for many years. Looking beyond the obvious. Nike claim that they have been an important force in helping to improve worker conditions, pay and rights within China. Web Hosting by Bluehost. Infrastructure that was set up to support Nike will also provide an advantage to other investors. This needs to be managed carefully to avoid all hell breaking loose.

How can Nike hinder development in China? The variety of urban environments 2. Markscheme will be added here shortly. Nike production in China The US sportswear company Nike have had a sizeable number of factories based in China for many years. Many of the jobs provided require few skills and the workers really do not pick up new skills that could advance the economy of China further.

geography tnc case study nike

Causes of global climate change 2. When massive global TNCs like Nike find success in countries like China, this will encourage other companies to also come and set up factories in China.

Nike claim that they have been an important force in helping to improve worker conditions, pay geogrraphy rights within China.

The teacher should act as ccase talk show host and should use a pre-prepared markscheme to score effective arguements and particularly good retorts and questionning.

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These factories provide valuable jobs to the workers although the wider implications of these factories can sometimes help and hinder development in China. Web Hosting by Bluehost. The video on the left of this is a documentary that is worth watching to help you gain further understanding of the issues involving MNC’s and NIDL.

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Make light of the fact that Nike are quite a young company but have developed very quickly in terms of NIDL. Leisure at the local scale: Read a sustainability article from the link below.

Case Study 1 – Secondary Sector TNC – Nike

Slideshow outlining pro’s and con’s of Nike’s international activities. Biodiversity and change Sustainability and the Environment. Markscheme will be added here shortly. Much of the profit generated by the company will not remain in China but will leak out and back to company headquarters in the USA.

Where are nike products manufactured? The value of oceans 4.

TNC Case Study – Nike

Chat-Show style debate examining the views of different stakeholders in this global operation. They could group together to protest about the conditions experienced in these factories or they could be won over by the Nike corporation who could use them to highlight how they are paid more than local industry workers, betters terms and conditions etc etc.

Homework – Watch the YouTube documentary above – Living with Globalization – Fashion 20 mins Lesson 2 Groups use the resource booklet and the PowerPoint presentation to start putting their arguements together.

Each tnx represents a job type in the discussion.

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geography tnc case study nike

Nike make a large variety of products in factories across China. Changing Populations and Places 2. Although the headquarters is based in Oregon, USA, the company has over shops worldwide, offices across 45 countries and over contract factories with nearly 1 million workers across 50 countries.

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Lesson 4 – The presentation of ideas. Mini documentary examining the views of different stakeholders in this global operation. Looking beyond the obvious.

The global partnership between Nike and China continues to go from strength to strength which geographhy that they are likely to keep investing more money in the country. This has been done really well and raises a number of important questions.

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geography tnc case study nike

Patterns of resource consumption Changing patterns of energy consumption Conservation strategies. Nike has been working in China for over 30 years when they started to sub-contract production casd overseas factories.

How can Nike help development in China? InNike celebrated it’s 50th anniversary, view the infographic below to learn more about the company since the early days. Exam Style Homework – The solution.

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