Lean Blog Audio — What’s Interesting About This Toyota Executive


I hope you might have access to this interesting article from the Wall St. Journal: “Toyota Veteran Rises to Corporate Office From Factory Floor.” I was able to access it while logged out from my WSJ account.Mitsuru Kawai, pictured, started working at Toyota in 1963, at age 15. After 52 years of employment, Kawai is going to be in the position of senior managing officer, “the highest position ever held by a blue-collar worker in Toyota’s eight decades,” per the WSJ.

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