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Honda dispute in China


Read the article Striking Honda China workers hold out for pay, union

(you can do this in the window below or follow the previous link to read the article in a separate window) and then consider answers to the questions below.


Question 1

Outline the main issues that have led to conflict in Honda factories in China.

Question 2

Explain the concept of just-in-time manufacturing and why " the chain is vulnerable to disruption".

Question 3

Analyse the methods used by Honda's employees in pursuit of their objectives

Question 4

To what extent do the present industrial disputes threaten economic growth in China?