1st Edition

Toyota Management System Linking the Seven Key Functional Areas

By Yasuhiro Monden Copyright 1997
    252 Pages
    by Productivity Press

    252 Pages
    by Productivity Press

    Here is the first comprehensive and systematic explanation of the management system that drives the world's leading automaker. The development of JIT production at Toyota and the company's achievement of unprecedented levels of productivity were made possible by its supportive, integrated management system. This book reveals for the first time exactly how that management system works. It looks carefully at each of Toyota's seven management subsystems and how they work as an integrated whole.

    1. Financial Management System
    2. Target Costing and Kaizen Costing in the Japanese Automobile Industry
    3. Functional Management to Promote Companywide Coordination: Total Quality Control and Total Cost Management
    4. Flat Organization and Personnel Management
    5. Sales Management System
    6. New Product Development System
    7. Production Management System: Integration of SIS, CIM, and JIT
    8. International Production Strategies of Japanese Automakers


    Yasuhiro Monden