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

Author: Paul Midler
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2009.
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This true story follows Paul Midler from one project to the next, revealing business and cultural challenges and exposing the dangerous cat-and-mouse games that take place between Chinese companies and their foreign counterparts. It gives an up-close look at the rough-and-tumble environment in which so many of our consumer products are being made.--[book jacket].
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Midler
ISBN: 9780470405581 0470405589
OCLC Number: 255894009
Description: viii, 241 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Vanishing act --
Trouble is my business --
"All we need is your sample" --
Vice president of disadvantaged neighborhoods --
"I do now!" --
Carnival of commerce --
And that's a good thing --
Grains of toil --
The China game --
The seven steps of problem-solving.
Responsibility: by Paul Midler.

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Poorly Made in China chronicles the experiences of an American working for a U.S. outsourcing firm in Chinese manufacturing and highlights the disturbing and dangerous practice known as "quality  Read more...

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‘…provides an interesting alternative to the hagiographic view of globalisation...' (Wilmott.com, September 2009). ‘…comes closer than any author to explaining the dysfunctional business culture Read more...

 
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