RELG-327: Business Ethics

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Student Paper

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Agribusiness | Agriculture Law | Anthropology | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Social Welfare Law | State and Local Government Law

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In a time where the ethics of business dealings have become a key factor in the likelihood of the success of that venture due to globalization, it is important to start considering those ventures that are so popular, but whose inner working are rarely heard of. This paper analyzes the history and process of cocoa production in Ghana. It looks at the status quo with regards to the social and economic standing of Ghanaian Cocoa farmers as opposed to the earnings made by cocoa processing companies. With the statistics derived, the paper then considers who is to take responsibility for the unethical treatment of cocoa farmers.


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