Tag Archives: Wall Street

Stop Looking to Trade Up Your Employees

I often hear that companies are  “bowing to investor pressure” when shutting down lines of business or divesting business units, shedding thousands of jobs in the process. Or that investors “demand” outsourcing or offshoring strategies. Nonsense. Nothing could be further … Continue reading

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It’s Never About The Money–UAW Wages Aren’t Why U.S. Cars Suck

Interesting article in The Truth About Cars on how Ford still has an $8/hour fully-loaded disadvantage to the transplant (Japanese and non-union) automobile manufacturers. The union wages and union rules are red herrings. Yes, they make for good talk and … Continue reading

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