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Over the weekend, the government announced that Foxconn will be compelled to allow a government-supervised union into its shop.
Here’s the big question: will Foxconn succeed in coopting the union and turning it into a fig-leaf for its practices, or will it actually do any good?
I’m taking bets…
In the meantime, Fons suggests (correctly I think) that Foxconn is entering a period of legal activism, in the apparent belief that it can protect its reputation and trade secrets in the courts. I wish them luck. They may not get the chance to use other means if this one fails. And clearly, Foxconn’s vaunted chief executive seems to think that “PR” stands for “Press Release” or “Pillory Reporters.”
Update: Foxconn has dropped its legal case against the two reporters.
Memo to Foxconn management: Fire your attorneys. NOW. They’re causing way more damage to your business, your reputation, and your brand than you could ever hope to recover. And your rivals are lapping it up.