Poorly Made in China

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Poorly Made in China: An Insider's Account of the Tactics Behind China's Production Game
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AuthorPaul Midler
SubjectEconomics, People's Republic of China
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Publication date
2009
Pages241
ISBN9780470405581
OCLC769849101

Poorly Made in China: An Insider's Account of the Tactics Behind China's Production Game is a book by Paul Midler, which chronicles his years spent working with American businessmen whose companies' products are manufactured in China.[1] Poorly Made in China describes the practice of quality fade—the deliberate and secret effort of Chinese manufacturers to widen profit margins through the reduction of quality inputs.

Awards[edit]

Best Book 2009 (The Economist)

Best Book for Business Owners (Inc.)

Great Finance Book of 2009 (Forbes)

Best of 2009 Business Book (Library Journal)

Related[edit]

The "quality fade" described by Midler has been likened to the Thick Face, Black Heart cultural theory.[2]

International Editions[edit]

A Chinese edition of the book was launched in Taipei in Feb 2011.[3]

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