Just received a note from a reader in Hong Kong with some kind words about “Poorly Made in China:”
I’ve been around the greater China (Taiwan, Hong Kong, China) sourcing game for fifteen years or so, at both the high-end and the low-end of the spectrum, and I think your observations, critiques and understandings – of both Chinese and U.S. business decision-makers – are dead on. I’ve recommended your book to numerous friends and colleagues, and am making it mandatory reading for my HK project and quality managers.
Now, I’ve had compliments on the book from friends and family, as well as from those who are more interested in the book from the consumer side of things, but this is my first note from a person who is working “in the field.” It is partly what I had hoped for anyway: A book that would appeal to average readers, as well as to those who are active in China business.
By the way, the reader above reports that he found the book at NewsLink in the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). Those who are coming to the region on business or pleasure may want to know that it is available there anyway. Until this morning, I was unaware that the book had already made its way to East Asia.