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

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

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Factory man : how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town
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Factory man
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how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town
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Beth Macy
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eng
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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
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Title
Factory man
Creator
Summary
Describes how the chairman of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture fought for his more than 700 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
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  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
Biography type
contains biographical information
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
338
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9773.U74
LC item number
V38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local--and helped save an American town
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Beth Macy
Factory man : how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town, Beth Macy
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Factory man : how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town, Beth Macy
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [415]-442) and index
Contents
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
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ocn862790783
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 451 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316231435
Lccn
2014937343
Other physical details
illustrations

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