A Critical Analysis of Global Sustainable Supply Chain Management in the RMG Sector and the Significance of Empowering Female Labor
Keywords:Global Supply Chain, Female Empowerment, Developing Economies, Exploitation, Bangladesh, RMG
Purpose of the study: Sustainability has been extensively studied for its importance to long-term economic progress, achievement, and wealth. However, the social side of sustainability, particularly female labor and textile industry empowerment, has received little emphasis. This research paper examines the impact of RMG multinational corporations (MNCs) on the empowerment or exploitation of female workers inside the factory settings of global supply chains.
Methodology: The approach of critical discourse analysis is used to evaluate the findings from different textile MNCs and examine the issues of empowerment and sustainability.
Findings: This study finds the fundamental behaviors that contribute to the marginalization and exploitation of female employees within global corporate supply chains. Consequently, it highlights the necessity of investigating potential avenues explore the possibilities for genuine empowerment.
Implications: This study presents a policy framework that elucidates how various stakeholders can collectively pledge to ensure enduring empowerment for women. Additionally, the paper also recommends how fashion MNCs might establish sustainable supply chains, thereby fostering a mutually beneficial outcome.
Limitations: The paper requires further information and empirical data necessary to enhance the comprehensive understanding of genuine empowerment in the context of involving oppressed women in the global supply chains as subjects.
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