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USC team mends discord in Mexico

USC Team Mends Discord in Mexico
Stacks of cloth surround workers at a Mexican garment factory.

Cramped in poor working conditions and dispirited by the austere approach of their employers, workers in a Mexican garment factory were struggling with high levels of work-related stress. Their Korean managers, concerned about the productivity of the factory, felt the workers socialized too much and, due to cultural misunderstanding, perceived them as having a lazy mentality.