Recounts the closing of Maytag's Galesburg, Illinois plant and its relocation to Reynosa, Mexico, and details how the economic shift affected individuals in both cities.Ralph Hake had been hailed two years earlier as aMaytaga#39;s repairmana in the business press for his tough surgery on costs, including the Galesburg decision. Now the same press ... Under Hakea#39;s cost-cutting regime, customers began to complain about quality problems and lackluster products. The once-successful Neptune, a premium washer, had become the aStinkomatica and a joke on the Internet.
|Title||:||Boom, Bust, Exodus|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2015-01-02|