9.44 An article appearing in the Independent newspaper (UK, 18 April 2005, p. 20) entitled 'The ethical revolution sweeping through the world's sweatshops' identified how organisations such as Nike and Gap had put in place various mechanisms to help ensure improvement in the conditions of factory workers. In relation to the responses of Nike and Gap:
(a) Why do you think that companies like Nike and Gap responded to the community concerns?
(b) IS this a case of enlightened self-interest or a case of a company embracing a form Of responsibility to the stakeholders affected by its operations? LO 9.11, 9.15