Why Japanese bosses are struggling in China

07/11/2010 | Economist (free content), The

Japanese companies are having a hard time running their Chinese manufacturing plants. The Japanese managers who run the factories are used to a docile, loyal workforce willing to make sacrifices for their company -- but Chinese workers are increasingly feisty and willing to strike for better conditions. Many companies are now having to use a combination of pay hikes and promotions to keep their Chinese workers happy and their plants operational.

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