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US Commitments

When I heard early this month that Foxconn (Hon Hai) chief Terry Gou offered to train Americans in electronic manufacturing I recalled one of Apple’s excuses for putting its production in Asia, much of which went to Foxconn which now … Continue reading

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Terry Gou’s Latest Obsession

There is no doubt Foxconn founder and megabillionaire Terry Gou is a smart man. But he’s also a master manipulator. Take a look at his comments at Foxconn’s recent shareholder meeting. As reported by Business Insider, Gou had sharp words … Continue reading

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Gou Motors On

Under different circumstances, would Foxconn’s Terry Gou be considered the second coming of Henry Ford? This Business Week article suggests so. I’ll have to study my Henry Ford history, because while the piece breaks little new ground, it is filled … Continue reading

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Jabil’s Turn in the Hot Seat

You can forgive — if only slightly — Terry Gou if he is smiling today. One of the chairman of Foxconn’s main competitors, Jabil, stands accused today of creating and maintaining a what can best be described as a cruel … Continue reading

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Foxconn’s ‘Dispiriting’ Suicide Response

Ten attempted suicides (eight successful) in 10 months has Hon Hai (Foxconn) reeling from yet another round of bad press. Against all odds, the situation has worsened as bloggers have uncovered a video purported to show Foxconn security guards beating … Continue reading

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Gou’s Big Con

Credit the Wall Street Journal for determination. The paper finally landed — after five years of trying — an interview with Hon Hai chairman Terry Gou. The piece (click here for the link) takes readers inside the Foxconn fortress (aka … Continue reading

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