Not Just China pp 113-129 | Cite as

Managing Recalls: Before and After

  • Hari Bapuji


Toy recalls have certainly increased in recent years, and not surprisingly, nearly all of them have applied to toys made in China. This situation is a direct result of the Chinese economy opening to trade with the rest of the world, particularly Western nations. Like any fledgling economy, China faces a number of issues, such as lax industry regulations, poor working conditions in factories, burgeoning demand for skills to meet the demands of Western markets, and corruption, to mention only a few. Therefore, discussion of toy recalls (and of product recalls in general) has centered on problems that are endemic to China. However, focusing on issues in China or emerging economies alone can lead to incomplete answers and inadequate solutions.


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