Knowledge@SMU

Authors

Knowledge@SMU

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

11-2009

Abstract

Toyota is, arguably, the most famous Japanese car maker and a model of manufacturing and production excellence. While there have been some recent setbacks, the company’s continuously-refined work process, ideas, and philosophies offer timeless lessons and insights. In his book Toyota Kata, the result of a multi-year study, engineer, management consultant and researcher Mike Rother shares with Toyota’s admirers and sceptics alike how this company does it.

Disciplines

Business

Copyright Owner and Holder

Copyright © Singapore Management University 2012

Article ID

1253

Subject(s)

Operations Management

Included in

Business Commons

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