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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

Label
Factory man : how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town
Title
Factory man
Title remainder
how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town
Statement of responsibility
Beth Macy
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macy, Beth
Dewey number
  • 338.7/6841
  • 337
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9773.U74
LC item number
V38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company
  • Bassett Furniture Industries
  • Bassett, John D
  • Furniture industry and trade
  • Furniture industry and trade
  • Offshore outsourcing
  • Globalization
Label
Factory man : how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town, Beth Macy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [415]-442) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1551604
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 451 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316231411
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014937343
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1551604
  • (OCoLC)862790783
Label
Factory man : how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town, Beth Macy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [415]-442) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1551604
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 451 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316231411
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014937343
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1551604
  • (OCoLC)862790783

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