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

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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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Bassett, John D., -- III, -- 1937-
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Furniture industry and trade -- Foreign ownership
Furniture industry and trade -- United States
Galax (Va.) -- Economic conditions
Globalization
Offshore outsourcing
Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company
title_displayFactory man : how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town
title_fullFactory Man How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local--and Helped Save an American Town
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 [electronic resource] Macy, Beth,
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title_subhow one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town
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Bassett, John D
Biography & Autobiography
Business
Economic conditions
Foreign ownership
Furniture industry and trade
Globalization
Nonfiction
Offshore outsourcing
Sociology