Poorly Made in China An Insider's Account of the China Production Game

ISBN-10: 0470928077

ISBN-13: 9780470928073

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Paul Midler

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An insider reveals what can-and does-go wrong when companies shift production to ChinaNow updated with the latest developments and current events, 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 fade"-the deliberate and secretive habit of widening profit margins through a reduction in the quality of materials over time. The author argues that U.S. importers don't stand a chance against factory owners in China who have little to lose by placing American health and safety at risk. A well-written and impassioned narrative, Poorly Made in China is one insider's account of the quality-fade tactics used by China in seven industries, including health and beauty care, diamonds, and construction. Poorly Made in China will sound an alarm that all of America should heed.
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List price: $13.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 2/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

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Counterfeit Culture
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