It's hard to believe that our fellow citizens (upper managment) would turn people into mindless, heartless, automatons - just to make a buck:

750,000 Jobs Lost to Outsourcing by 2016

Corporations in the U.S. and Europe will move an additional 750,000 jobs in IT, finance, and other business services to India and other low-cost geographies by 2016, according to new research from The Hackett Group,
http://pddnet.com/news-research-fore...y-2016-032912/

Here's another:

Workplace abuses were uncovered in an audit that equated to "a full body scan" of three Chinese factories pumping out coveted Apple gadgets, independent investigators reported on Thursday.

Employees at each of the factories exceeded a work-week limit of 76 hours set by Chinese law and, in some cases, worked more than seven days straight without a required 24-hour break, according to the Fair Labor Association.
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/apple-gadge...215038438.html