NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 2007
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(Georgetown, Kentucky: Ron Mott) The corporate culture at Toyota contributing to its success featured; scenes shown from the Toyota plant in Georgetown, Kentucky; details given of the Japanese kaizen concept. [Employee Howard ARTRIP- explains a production-simplifying idea.] [“AutoWeek” editor Dutch MANDEL- says it’s the Japanese culture that they’ve brought to corporate America.] [Paint shop engineering manager Chad BUCKNER- notes Toyota’s healthy sense of paranoia that its accomplishments are not enough.] [Assembly engineering manager John ROBINSON- says we want to expose problems.]
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