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Factory man : how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town / Beth Macy.

Macy, Beth (author.).

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [415]-442) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: The dusty road to Dalian -- The tipoff -- The original outsourcer -- The town the Daddy Rabbits built -- Hilltop hierarchy -- The cousin company -- Company man -- Lineage and love -- Navigating the new landscape -- Sweet Ole Bob (SOB) -- The Mount Airy ploy -- The family elbow -- Schooling the Chinese -- Bird-doggin' the backwaters -- Selling the masses -- The storm before the tsunami -- Trouble in the 'Ville -- Stretching out the snake -- The Dalian dance card -- Gathering the troops -- Mr. Bassett goes to Washington -- Factory requiem -- Million-dollar backlash -- Copper wires and pink slips -- Shakedown street -- Mud turtle -- The replacements -- "Sheila, get me the Governor!" -- The Smith River twitch -- Appendix. A Virginia furniture dynasty.
Summary, etc.: Describes how the chairman of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture fought for his more than seven hundred employees in a small Virginia town using legal maneuvers, factory efficiencies, and his wits and determination in the wake of sales losses to cheap Asian furniture imports.
Language Note:
Text in English.
Subject: Globalization
Offshore outsourcing
Furniture industry and trade Foreign ownership
Furniture industry and trade United States
Bassett, John D III 1937-
Bassett Furniture Industries.
Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company.
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