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Harris Aerospace is an international organization with manufacturing plants in China, Japan, and the United States. You have just been hired as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to run all three plants. For the past five years, the profits at Harris Aerospace have decreased significantly. To keep the organization from bankruptcy, you must find a way to reduce costs. China has a surplus of unemployed and qualified males. As the CEO, you know that you can pay females much less, which will save money. On the other hand, hiring a large percentage of males contributes to boosting the economy in China, which demonstrates a commitment to the community. Based on the information provided in this scenario, how should the CEO approach resolving the issues while supporting the well-being of the organization?

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In this situation it is quite obvious that the best method to reduce organizational costs is to reduce the costs associated with human resource utilization. Because of the financial goals ...

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