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An Exploratory Study on Foreign Labor Standards Accreditation Systems on Outsourcing Manufacturing Firms  

Hwang, Yong-Sik (School of Business, Sejong University)
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Recently, foreign labor standards accreditation system has been emerged as more firms outsource manufacturing works to global vendors focused manufacturing. This paper discuss and compare three major private labor accreditation systems and evaluate what kind of problems may emerge if they become the major global standards for labor practices. This paper concludes that private labor standards accreditation system needs more transparency in the process and should improve accountability by including other stakeholders in the process.
Labor accreditation system; Labor practice; Outsourcing;
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