Apple was amongst those companies, who were the most affected ones during the global recession. This study argues that although such research is timely and necessary, it requires a more structured approach. Communication market has robust competition and the company is compelled to introduce great designs and modifications in its products to meet the expectations of the customers. The decrease in sales because of the global recession Country 2011 - 2012 2012 - 2013 The United States of America 50% 9% Europe 31% 4% China 78% 13% Economic challenges and difficulties of EuropeIn Apple case study, it is discussed that the change in the economy of Europe has affected Apple directly. Journal of Communication 57 1 : 79— 98. In: International Communication Association Meeting, San Diego. Between 2010 and 2012, another six workers were killed in explosions at iPad factories.
It may cost a fortune to the company. However, many corporate managers only see the owners of stock as stakeholders. This is exactly what Apple is doing since long while involving a simple process to market its products. The working conditions of the workers are demoralizing and nerve wrecking. Among the Foxconn Technology Co. Foxconn 2010 50,000 Foxconn staffers promised to value their lives and care for their families. In light of continuing trends of globalization, media scholars are increasingly examining and comparing transnational issues.
In: Reese, S, Gandy, O, Grant, A eds Framing Public Life: Perspectives on Media and Our Understanding of the Social World. Across time comparison were made both within and between the two newspapers in terms of total number of stories, media frames used and favourability differences. His main aim to find this company was to provide low cost, affordable electronic products. Competitors offering the same Samsung and Google are the main and strongest competitor of Apple who is catering products and services that were once apple's prime features. While Apple is not the only one, it is definitely one of the biggest offenders in recent history.
We even have contracts with mines, which are located near our facilities. A police officer stands next to a placard placed by protesters at an Apple Inc. In turn, many workers resorted to suicides; leading many to question the ethicality of the international world. Editorial 2010 China, the sweatshop. It is desirable and wishes by the customers because of its unique selling proportion, innovative design, simple and straight marketing strategies of its products and high pricing of its products.
In the year 2013, 72. No obs-tante, recientes tendencias en la investigaci? With the domination of the incumbent large suppliers serving the top 3 leading tier-one automakers of U. Such a reputational loss translates into a reduction of goodwill from both market and non-market stakeholders. Peng, Z 2004 Representation of China: An across time analysis of coverage in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times. In some cases, autocratic leadership is beneficial a large group of people to make decisions quickly. In fact, it is safe to say that he follows his same mentality.
Lately, it entered the highly regulated financial sector, which can take the company to increased regulation level. International Communication Gazette 70 2 : 117— 136. Resulting in the loss of a significant number of the customer by the company. According to reporting by the New York Times, Apple had been warned about the dangerous conditions inside at least one of the factories, but did nothing to prevent the deadly blast. Similarly, Apple agreed to help Foxconn develop a counseling center so that workers could vent and express themselves Weir.
The edgy and attractive designs of Apple products are unbeatable to match for its competitors. Annual Financial Report of Apple Inc. This means that the business model of the Foxconn Technology is more customer focused rather than focused on the profits. This case study discusses the start-up, origins and strategic options facing an innovative set up and start up in automotive market and in the seat design. Suicide cases against the biggest Taiwan Supplier of AppleSeveral suicide cases were registered against its one the major supplier, Foxconn a Taiwanese company.
In other words, news media coverage of such issues helps form a global discursive community. This will lead to increases in expenses at a great level. When the Macintosh was introduced in the early 80s, it was a modern breakthrough in the ease of use, industrial design, and technical elegance. Resulting manufacturing costs might also increase for Apple. Most of the workers of the company had immigrated from the provinces of the country such as Henan; Hunan and Hubei were the three top cities of the original residence.
From the study, the conclusion is if the company wants to continue to succeed the same way then it must consider macro and micro environmental factors. Hence, every year its competitors are offering the customer by reducing prices or adding features similar to Apple. The globalization of markets has also led to the merging of separate national markets into a global one. They also have to sleep in small rooms with six other strangers and must also pay for the room. After that, Apple quickly became the industry…. Foxconn was the main social actor cited in most news coverage.
The current working conditions, low wages, and protest in term of committing suicide put the company into ethical dilemma. The Chinese government will continue to help manufacturers like Foxconn profit from the working class without giving them the proper treatment even though China is part of the United Nations. Asian Journal of Communication 15 3 : 319— 339. . McEntegart, J 2010 Despite safety nets Foxconn staffer falls to death.