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Mazda Executive Credits Theory of Constraints for Company Turnaround

Tuesday, June 4, 2013   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Jessica Banks
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Mr. Mitsuo Hitomi, Executive Officer from the Mazda Motor Corporation Power Train Development Division presented the opening keynote address at the largest TOCICO (Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization) conference ever held on how Critical Chain Project Management enabled Mazda to quickly develop their innovative SkyActiv capability.


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Jim F. Cox III says...
Posted Thursday, August 29, 2013
The courage shown by Mitsuo Hitomi is remarkable. His company, Mazda, had been in the red for a couple years. Yet, he had the courage and foresight to identify that the problem was in engine design. He therefore started at redesigning the engine to make it more fuel efficient using Critical Chain instead of finding band aids to fix little things in hopes of saving the company. He now has a product that will carry his company into the next decade. Exceptional man and significant bottom line results!