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AUTHOR(S)
Beacham, Will
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;8/20/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 7, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents views of Arie Kooij, leader for Akzo Nobel NV's Ningbo, China, Project, on how he deals with issues of labor shortage, costs, and bureaucratic interference. He says that he uses the stick and carrot approach to deal with labors. He offers small financial incentives at shop-floor level so that workers with no accidents or recorded incidents are rewarded. He also acknowledges that Akzo Nobel has no problem meeting evironmental controls being imposed by regional authorities.
ACCESSION #
26519040

 

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