How supply-chain management software from companies like SAP optimizes for production needs but can create a bullwhip effect on factory workers from a distance (Miriam Posner/New Yorker)



Miriam Posner / New Yorker:

How supply-chain management software from companies like SAP optimizes for production needs but can create a bullwhip effect on factory workers from a distance  —  This past December, the workers’-rights organization China Labor Watch published a report about conditions in Chinese toy factories.