Under what conditions is it ethically defensible to outsource production to companies in the developing world that have much lower labour costs when such actions involve laying off long-term employees in the firm's home country?. Management

I think that outsourcing the production process to the developing country at the cost of long­term domestic employees is simply unethical. When facing this ethical dilemma, manager may use an argument of maximizing the long-term profitability and profit growth of the company as a reason to outsource the production process. However, by prioritizing the corporate goals, the managers violate the fundament rights other stakeholders such as employees and communities (local and abroad).

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