Poorly Made in China
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|Subject||Economics, People's Republic of China|
|Publisher||John Wiley & Sons|
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. 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.
Great Finance Book of 2009 (Forbes)
A Chinese edition of the book was launched in Taipei in Feb 2011.
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- Book review: The darker side of China's rise as the factory to the world by Kerry Brown, Senior fellow in Asian research at Chatham House
- Book review: Outplaying your partner. Poorly Made in China by Paul Midler Reviewed by Muhammad Cohen, Asia Times Online
- Poorly made. Why so many Chinese products are born to be bad, The Economist
- Dealing With China's 'Quality Fade' by Paul Midler, Forbes 26 July 2007.