Sarumpaet, Susi (2021) Modern slavery and business in Indonesia. In: The 16th IRSA International Conference, 12-13 July 2021, Yogyakarta Indonesia. (Unpublished)

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The risk of modern slavery, such as through forced and child labour, is particularly prevalent in developing country supply chains. Several developed countries have introduced legislation to eliminatethe practice, but little is known about how modern slavery is perceived. To build knowledge of this sensitive area, anonymised results from interviews of managers in different parts of the Indonesian coffee supply chain are obtained and thematically analysed. Findings across the supply chain reveal: a lack of understanding of the term modern slavery and misconceptions about the meaning of child, forced and debt bonded labour in a modern slavery context; a general lack of knowledge of national andinternational regulations, standards and guidelines on modern slavery; a broad absence of policy on the issue at the entity level; and a greater concern for economic issues, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic. This exploratory research concludes to avoid being overtaken by events in operations and global supply chains continued growth of the industry, both within Indonesia and through exports, awareness raising is a critical first step in overcoming the lack of knowledge revealed. Keywords: Modern slavery, Indonesia, business manager perceptions, supply chain, coffee industry.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions: Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis (FEB) > Prodi Akuntansi
Depositing User: Susi Sarumpaet
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2021 07:10
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2021 07:10

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