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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
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
Genre
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 inexpensive Asian furniture imports
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
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10320608
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Macy, Beth
Dewey number
338.7/6841009755692
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9773.U7
LC item number
V38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company
  • Furniture industry and trade
  • Bassett, John
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local--and helped save an American town
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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn862790783
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 451 pages
Isbn
9780316231435
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014937343
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn862790783
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 451 pages
Isbn
9780316231435
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014937343
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)862790783

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