Sadly it was not just him. During World War Two, many innovators were appointed to management positions in key way industries - which included all sorts of manufacturing facilities. After the war; they tried to go back to the old ways and the innovators were sidelined.
German and Japan needing rebuilding, including their economies. Both countries were free to use Marshall Aid on industry related project. The innovators such as W Edwards Deming from the US were sent to help them rebuild.
Workers sabotaging products certainly did not help.
The largest beneficiary of Marshall Aid was the UK. We used it to try and prop up the Empire whilst the Germans and the Japanese used it to revitalise their countries.