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Carlos Ghosn's short-term mindset puts Nissan in a fix

The Japanese automaker's one-time savior might want to study Sony

Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, talks to reporters at the 2018 CES in the U.S. city of Las Vegas on Jan. 9, 2018.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Lofty goals set under Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn not only brought the automaker back from the brink but put it at the head of one of the world's largest auto groups. Now critics say a corporate culture that demands constant growth has placed managers and factory workers under too much pressure.

Critics say the company itself is like a car racing down the highway with its driver ignoring knocks and pangs coming from the engine until the car clunks out.

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