Tag Archives: Nike

We should all just listen to our “gut”

“An American company going into Indonesia and working with regime that killed almost 200,000 people…I know that that’s got to bother you…I don’t know you personally, but I know you have a conscience” – Michael Moore to Phil Knight (Nike’s CEO) … Continue reading

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Air Jordan’s – The Shoe to Die for

Will the Air Jordan brand be a life support for Nike or eventually fade out?  When addressing this question there are many things to take into consideration other than the fact that Michael Jordan is retired from the NBA and may soon be … Continue reading

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Amish love Wal-Mart

I’m not actually sure if the Amish actually love Wal-Mart, but they must be fond of the store because there have been many Amish sightings there (I myself have seen a few in my past few Wal-Mart trips).  Anyways, Wal-Mart … Continue reading

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Are all Businessmen Bad-Guys?

I found our discussion in class last Thursday, regarding whether or not a business can be ethical in its actions, extremely disturbing. To me, this isn’t a question. Correct me if I am wrong, but don’t we as people – … Continue reading

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Feeling a little sad for Nike…

Perhaps it is because I was raised visiting my cousin at Nike’s World Headquarters every summer, roaming the beautiful 175 acre campus, or playing sports in the world class equipment, but I have always had a place in my heart … Continue reading

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Utilizing the Media

While reading through blogs from Professor Jordi’s previous classes, I came across a blog titled “The Power of the Media”, by Kristen.  In her introduction she says, “Isn’t it always fascinating how powerful the media can make or break anything? … Continue reading

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Capitalism working for Nike?

Reading the Nike case it was really a sort of wake-up call for me. Just moments before reading the article, I was shopping for new soccer cleats and was seriously considering making Nike my choice. I never thought that I … Continue reading

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