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245 00 Walmart in China /|cedited by Anita Chan. 
260    Ithaca, N.Y. :|bILR Press,|c2011. 
300    1 online resource (vii, 294 pages) :|billustrations 
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504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-280) and 
       index. 
505 00 |tIntroduction : when the world's largest company 
       encounters the world's biggest country /|rAnita Chan --
       |tWalmart's long march to China : how a mid-American 
       retailer came to stake its future on the Chinese economy /
       |rNelson Lichtenstein --|tOutsourcing in China : Walmart 
       and Chinese manufacturers /|rXue Hong --|tWalmartization, 
       corporate social responsibility, and the labor standards 
       of toy factories in South China /|rYu Xiaomin and Pun Ngai
       --|tMade in China : work and wages in Walmart supplier 
       factories /|rAnita Chan and Kaxton Siu --|tCorporate 
       cadres : management and corporate culture at Walmart China
       /|rDavid J. Davies --|tA store manager's success story /
       |rDavid J. Davies and Taylor Seeman --|tPracticing cheer :
       the diary of a low-level supervisor at a Walmart China 
       store /|rScott E. Myers and Anita Chan ; translation by 
       Scott E. Myers --|tWorking in Walmart, Kunming : 
       technology, outsourcing, and retail globalization /
       |rEileen M. Otis --|tUnionizing Chinese Walmart stores /
       |rAnita Chan --|tDid unionization make a difference? : 
       work conditions and trade union activities at Chinese 
       Walmart stores /|rJonathan Unger, Diana Beaumont, and 
       Anita Chan --|tWorkers and communities versus Walmart : a 
       comparison of organized resistance in the United States 
       and China /|rKatie Quan. 
520    Walmart and "Made in China" are practically synonymous; 
       Walmart imports some 70 percent of its merchandise from 
       China. Walmart is now also rapidly becoming a major retail
       presence there, with close to two hundred Walmarts in more
       than a hundred Chinese cities. What happens when the 
       world's biggest retailer and the world's biggest country 
       do business with each other? In this book, a group of 
       thirteen experts from several disciplines examine the 
       symbiotic but strained relationship between these giants. 
       The book shows how Walmart began cutting costs by 
       bypassing its American suppliers and sourcing directly 
       from Asia and how Walmart's sheer size has trumped all 
       other multinationals in squeezing procurement prices and, 
       as a by-product, driving down Chinese workers' wages.China
       is also an inviting frontier for Walmart's global 
       superstore expansion. As China's middle class grows, the 
       chain's Western image and affordable goods have become 
       popular. Walmart's Arkansas headquarters exports to the 
       Chinese stores a unique corporate culture and management 
       ideology, which oddly enough are reminiscent of Mao-era 
       Chinese techniques for promoting loyalty. Three chapters 
       separately detail the lives of a Walmart store manager, a 
       lower-level store supervisor, and a cashier. Another 
       chapter focuses on employees' wages, "voluntary" overtime,
       and the stores' strict labor discipline. In 2006, the 
       official Chinese trade union targeted Walmart, which is 
       antilabor in its home country, and succeeded in setting up
       union branches in all the stores. Walmart in China reveals
       the surprising outcome.Contributors: Diana Beaumont, 
       coeditor of China Labor News Translations; Anita Chan, 
       University of Technology, Sydney; David J. Davies, Hamline
       University; Nelson Lichtenstein, University of California,
       Santa Barbara; Scott E. Myers, Monterey Institute of 
       International Studies; Eileen Otis, University of Oregon; 
       Pun Ngai, Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Katie Quan, 
       University of California, Berkeley; Taylor Seeman, Hamline
       University; Kaxton Siu, Australian National University; 
       Jonathan Unger, Australian National University; Xue Hong, 
       East China Normal University; Yu Xiaomin, Beijing Normal 
       University. 
588 0  Print version record. 
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700 1  Chan, Anita. 
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