As higher food prices get passed to the consumer, every step in the supply chain will feel the pinch. “At every level, you can imagine some possibility for substitution,” he notes. “Suppliers will suffer a little bit. I want to begin by talking about the difference between innovation and creativity. William Coyne, senior vice president for R at 3M once described the difference: “Creativity is thinking of new and appropriate ideas whereas innovation is the successful implementation of those ideas within an organization. In other words creativity is the concept and innovation is the process.” Innovation always involves treading into uncertain waters, and entering a new territory can be challenging, even for the most creative of thinkers.
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Like our partners in any other country, the factories we contract with in China continue to face challenges as well.The report noted problems including falsification of factory documents such as payroll records, lack of effective grievance systems for disgruntled workers and hiring practices that did not ensure minimum age standards were met.Christopher Svezia, an athletic footwear and apparel analyst with Susquehanna Financial, said Nike has made strides over the years to improve labor conditions in China, where about one third of its shoes are made.think there always going to be incremental issues that crop up as China continues to evolve as an entity in terms of labor laws and salaries and working conditions etcetera, Svezia said.you ever get to a point where it 100 percent perfect? I don know, he added.The report said China is Nike largest single sourcing country, with some 180 manufacturers and about 210,000 employees.Last year, Nike rolled out a program to check the identity of some 150,000 of its workers in China and found 167 cases of people who were below minimum age standards when they were hired but were now 18 or older. Two people were found to be underage.Wages in some places were not tracking government mandated raises, the report said.multiple factors drive up the cost of business, we find that some contract factories try to avoid making changes to wages in a timely manner, the report said.In 2005 and 2006, Nike over 6.53 million yuan ($921,300) in back wages owed to workers in China. Last year, it said it recovered more than 500,000 yuan in back pay.