The Power of Place             Guangdong: The Booming Maritime Edge

1.    What did the people do before the Nike factory came to town?

2.    Who owns the factory and who manages it?

3.    What locational advantage does Guangdong enjoy?

4.    Why make shoes here?

5.    How much does the typical Nike factory worker make?

6.    What social change accompanies the move toward a global economy?

7.    What is the flexibility of Nike's production system?

8.    What hampers industrial growth in China?

9.    What is a potential problem between rural and urban China?