Case | HBS Case Collection | July 2011 (Revised June 2013)

Foxconn Technology Group (A)

by Robert G. Eccles, George Serafeim and Beiting Cheng

Abstract

The case describes the challenges that Foxconn faced after a series of suicides took place at its plants. The response of Foxconn's management is presented and the associated implications for Foxconn's stock price are discussed.

Keywords: Employee Relationship Management; Leadership; Stocks; Social Issues; Corporate Social Responsibility and Impact; Capital Markets; Supply Chain Management; Environmental Accounting; Human Capital; Human Resources; Electronics Industry; Manufacturing Industry; China;

Citation:

Eccles, Robert G., George Serafeim, and Beiting Cheng. "Foxconn Technology Group (A)." Harvard Business School Case 112-002, July 2011. (Revised June 2013.)