We found that a firm thathad taken steps to address child labour and unsafe working conditions in itssupply chain enjoyed a better reputation than a firm that had not. However, when something went wrong, peoplejudged these firms more harshly than they did the firms that had previously behaved less responsibly. So, while firms that are more socially responsible tend to benefit from an improved reputation, such goodwill is accompanied by greater reputational risks specifically, such a firm experiences greater harm to its reputation if unsafe labour practices are subsequently discovered in its supply chain.Our findings implythat it is in firms’ interests to address unsafe practices in their supply chains, as doing so results in a better corporate reputation.
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“He was just telling me to be in shape because he knew coach Jones was bringing that up tempo style of play,” Marcus said. Michael “knew how dedicated I was to really just getting my game to the next level. He was giving me tips and pointers whenever I had questions and stuff like that, but really he was just telling me to be focused and work hard every day, because eventually it will pay off.”.
Up until now the brand hadn’t advertised much, and it didn’t need to. It has an overwhelmingly large market share in the activity trackers category, and it’s available in 40,000 locations in 48 different countries. Fitbit’s unit share of the Full Body Activity Trackers at the end of third quarter 2014 was 69%, according to NPD Group’s Retail Tracking Service.
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