Inside the Mind of Toyota: Management Principles for Enduring Growth
Productivity Press, 2006 - Business & Economics - 327 pages
In Inside the Mind of Toyota: Management Principles for Enduring Growth, Satoshi Hino examines the source of Toyota's strength: the fundamental thinking and management structures that lie beneath the creation of its famed Toyota Production System. From the perspective of a professional with 30 years experience in the auto industry, Hino presents a fresh and detailed analysis of Toyota's essential management system, from its very beginnings into the 21st century.
The ultimate goal is not simply to mimic Toyota's formula, but to learn from it and, in doing so, surpass it.
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