by Chip Krakoff Foxconn International Holdings, the world’s largest contract manufacturer of electronic components, made notorious last year by a rash of employee suicides at its Chinese factories, recently published its half-yearly financial results, which showed that its annual labor costs per...
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One could argue that true genius in business is more about giving consumers things they don’t even know they want than about giving them what they want or say they want. I remember the first time I saw the Apple iPod. I went online immediately and ordered one, even though in those dark ages I had...