When Sourcing Goes Wrong Part II

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is from Dick Locke, Sourcing Innovation’s resident expert on International Sourcing and Procurement. (His previous guest posts are still archived.)

Jon Stewart said it all already:

The Employees Strike Back
(Video only available in the U.S.)

(And it starts with a Jack in the Box ad that is pretty satirical in itself considering the US obesity rate.)

and continuing on…

The Employees Strike Back Part II
(Video only available in the U.S.)

More seriously with respect to Hostess, management was unable to

  • build a “we’re all in this together” spirit in the company due to voting themselves high pay and
  • strategize beyond making chemical garbage and staying entirely in a declining market
  • Thanks, Dick.