Poorly made in China : an insider's account of the tactics behind China's production game / Paul Midler

Author(s): Midler, Paul, 1968-
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Subjects: Manufactures--China
Work environment--China
China--Economic conditions--2000-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2009
LC Classification: H, HD
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. Vanishing Act 1
Ch. 2. Trouble Is My Business 8
Ch. 3. "All We Need Is Your Sample" 16
Ch. 4. Vice President of Disadvantaged Neighborhoods 26
Ch. 5. "I Do Now" 38
Ch. 6. Lurid Carnival of Global Commerce 50
Ch. 7. And That's a Good Thing 68
Ch. 8. Grains of Toil 77
Ch. 9. The China Game 86
Ch. 10. The Seven Steps of Problem Solving 99
Ch. 11. Counterfeit Culture 107
Ch. 12. No Animal Testing 123
Ch. 13. Joint Venture Panacea 129
Ch. 14. Take the Long Way Home 137
Ch. 15. Lucky Diamonds 146
Ch. 16. Trophy Trash 158
Ch. 17. "You Heard Me Wrong" 171
Ch. 18. "Price Go Up!" 179
Ch. 19. You Wouldn't Want to Be There 195
Ch. 20. Of Course, You Would Think So 207
Ch. 21. The New Factory 215
Ch. 22. Profit Zero 227
Acknowledgments 241
Notes: LCCN: 2008054907
ISBN: 9780470405581 (cloth)
ISBN: 0470405589 (cloth)
Contents: Vanishing act -- Trouble is my business -- "All we need is your sample" -- Vice president of disadvantaged neighborhoods -- "I do now" -- Lurid carnival of global commerce -- And that's a good thing -- Grains of toil -- The China game -- The seven steps of problem solving -- Counterfeit culture -- No animal testing -- Joint venture panacea -- Take the long way home -- Lucky diamonds -- Trophy trash -- "You heard me wrong" -- "Price go up!" -- You wouldn't want to be there -- Of course, you would think so -- The new factory -- Profit zero
Physical Description: viii, 241 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 255894009
ISBN/ISSN: 9780470405581
0470405589

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