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Description: A Chinese glassmaker beat back a unionization bid at a plant in Ohio on Thursday, winning a key victory in an important test of the way Chinese companies handle employee relations as they increase their holdings in the United States.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Nov 09, 2017

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/09/business/union-ohio-plant-china.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fbusiness&action=click&contentCollection=business&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=10&pgtype=sectionfront

Questions for discussion:

  • What does the report say about Chinese management styles?
  • Do you believe Chinese management and ownership is thought of differently by U.S. workers than American owned and managed businesses?
  • Why do you believe the unionization effort failed in this case?

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