Martin's Textile

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This case is about the dilemma facing by John Martin, the CEO of Martin Textiles, a New York based textiles company. On August 2, 1992, which the day that the U.S., Canada, and Mexico agreed in principle to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Martin Textiles is a family business over four generation, which was started by John's great-grandfather in 1910. Today, the company employs 1,500 people in three New York facilities. John's dilemma, which is particularly troublesome to him because he feels a sense of loyalty to his company's longtime employees, is this. NAFTA will remove all tariffs on the trade of textiles between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico within 10 years. Textiles manufacturing is a
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The bonus will attract the labours to work harder and increase their effort to compete each others where it makes the production of the company growing up. While in United States, to those who already worked with the company in long period, I will asked them to choose either want to work in Mexico or United States. If they choose to work in United States, then they would be in the position of design function and other management duty, not in the production anymore. Besides, as a token of appreciation from the company, those who have worked for long period with the company will be given a
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