Turnaround Engineer

Matthews, Mark
May 2012
ASEE Prism;Summer2012, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p18
The article focuses on the strategies made by Toyota Motor Corp. head Wil James to survive turnarounds that led the success of the firm. James states that some employees were assigned to the firm's other plants as it was idle for a while, while other team members underwent retraining. He adds that employees looked for ways to improved their operations and generated some alternative that cut factory costs, such as installation of energy-saving light bulbs.


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