They must adhere to rules that their home nations would find offensive and oppressive. From a business sense, this handicaps companies like Google, whose main purpose is to provide the world with information for everyone. China has also been funding a search engine company, native to China, which adheres unquestioningly to t... ... middle of paper ... ...s is usually a game of give and take, with both sides taking concessions so that both benefit. In this case, China wants it all. They want to control every piece of information in their country, and shelter their citizens from "the truth".
Prior to entering China, Google had high expectations of succeeding in China’s booming market for Internet companies. As Google entered China, they experienced unexpected problems that Google was not prepared to solve. Some of the problems Google faced were: criticisms from the US government and its citizens, poor service to their Chinese users, and a loss of market share to their Chinese competitors. The US government was certainly not a fan of Google entering China. The US government’s view was that Google entered China by placing move value on making profits than protecting citizens’ right to the freedom of speech.
In 2006, Google made a deal with the People’s Republic of China to launch Google.cn, a modified version of the American Google search engine. Because of Chinese censorship laws, Google was required to become an Internet service provider in China, as well as censor search results in order to remove any results that are considered illegal in China (Wilson). This means that Google was implying that the vision for their company could comply with the self-censorship laws in China, however, being an American company, they received much criticism about whether their decision was ethical. A factor in Google’s extreme success was the fact that they provided many more services than just a search engine. In fact, Google is used for translation services, email, and blog hosting, among various other things.
Taking into account that terrorists like to use the security threat posed by Apple's mobile phone, the introduction of this law is the last straw that killed the camels. Because the personal information and important data collected and generated by Apple mobile phones are very large, they must be stored in China. In addition, the Internet data center does not allow foreign-funded enterprises to operate and they need to issue licenses. Apple is doing so to meet the relevant provisions of China's cloud services, apparently not even a joint
Its governing system is worrying and the trend that the nation is undertaking seems to be headed for disaster as opposed to safety (Kenny). China is proving to be a dangerous superpower because its ideologies and policies on international issues do not depict a rational superpower. A superpower has the responsibility to unite nations and promote peace because it has recognition across the world, and other nations are willing to listen to the superpower. China has depicted negativity and lack of interest in uniting the world, but instead taken actions that are bent towards war and terror across the world. In addition, it has gone against the moral expectations of all nations by supporting the countries that violate human rights.
The great firewall of China is a manifestation of the oppressive regime that denies the Chinese people their basic rights to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. The recent action taken by Google to leave China is a move in the right direction. However, Google, like other U.S firms in China, played a deceitful role in abetting the injustice perpetrated by the Chinese government. Google as a company enjoyed the rights guaranteed by the U.S constitution, while they helped an oppressive regime deny it to billions of citizens. Furthermore, abetting an oppressive regime suppress and subjugate its citizens is unethical from any moral standpoint.
The Chinese government actively promotes the Chinese PC maker "Legend" who dominated the market; penetration of the Internet is relatively slow; software piracy is rampant; competition is intense. In addition, there is fierce competition for market share and Dell's competitors have started imitating Dell's business model. Dell needs to determine how it should modify its strategy to succeed in the Chinese market. Alternatives and Evaluation 1. Open up Dell Retail Stores The Chinese are uncomfortable with purchase high-ticket-price products that cannot be viewed before purchase.
Whereas, closing foreign social networking to Chinese people won’t be a good method for the development of Chinese society. If people of a country only know one-sided information and they cannot really know their country, how can they help their country to get great development? To know the comprehensive information of Chinese society won’t bring bad influence to Chinese people, but the one-sided understanding would be disadvantageous to the development of the country. China should accept foreign Social networking like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, because will allow Chinese people to gain comprehensive information about their world. The comprehensive information is a huge power to make society to be more powerful.
Goal of this Analysis: This paper focuses on examining Google’s dilemma in light of the challenge it faced when its compliance with the law contributed to several ethical concerns. This analysis examines whether Google made the right choice to launch the Chinese search engine and censor search results and whether its rhetoric on ethics, human rights, and business changed with time. The other issues exam... ... middle of paper ... ...al because it enable them to access information easily and avoid the substantial quality problems associated with using Google.com. In conclusion, companies that seek to integrate into global markets usually encounter several problems because of the effect of globalization on business practices. The challenges originating from such integration is attributed to the differences in cultures in various societies across the globe.
Considering the example of China where government put a check on online information. Google has a big concern over the Chinese market because many web pages were blocked within that region. Culture also have great influence in emerging economies as it can be observed that in many countries offering expensive gifts in corporate world is consider as bribe especially in United States or Canada while in few countries it is ethically acceptable. Here, sharing expensive gifts even to politician in power is illegal but companies provide them as a bribe otherwise they will not receive any favors from the government. To run smooth business it is important to not to have any barriers for that company avail this option of gifting bribe to high officials even the foreign corporation does not hesitate to follow this same practice.