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Reference no. E350D
Compact case
Subject category: Entrepreneurship
Published by:
Stanford Business School (2009)
Version:
20 January 2010
Length:
2 pages
Data source:
Field research

Abstract

This case explores the decision by the famed jeans maker to close a manufacturing facility in San Antonio, Texas in early 1990. The case follows then-Vice President of Operations Pete Thigpen and his team as they wrestle with the economic and human capital impact of closing the US-based plant and outsourcing the manufacture of the company''s Dockers line to a contractor in Costa Rica.

Topics

Clothing manufacturing; Offshoring / offshore labor; Outsourcing / outsourcing overseas; Labor relations; Fair business practices; OSHA and EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) standards; Plant shutdown, layoffs, downsizing; Layoff packages, training, severance packages

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