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Author Osono, Emi, 1965-
Title Extreme Toyota : radical contradictions that drive success at the world's best manufacturer / Emi Osono, Norihiko Shimizu, Hirotaka Takeuchi ; with John Kyle Dorton.
Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2008.

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Author Osono, Emi, 1965-
Subject Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha -- Management.
Automobile industry and trade -- Japan -- Management.
Total quality management.
Organizational effectiveness.
Alt Name Shimizu, Norihiko, 1940-
Takeuchi, Hirotaka.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-296) and index.
Literature review (pages 257-262).
Summary By almost any measure, Toyota is a model of extreme performance among the world's best manufacturers. The company is hugely profitable, known for strong engineering, durability, and reliability, and is on track to replace GM as the world's largest automaker. This book explains what makes Toyota great and what you and your business can learn from its success.
Contents Extreme Toyota: an organization powered by creative contradictions -- Six opposing forces that drive the company's expansion--and keep it from breaking apart -- The force of impossible goals -- Eagerness to experiment -- Local customization -- The founder's philosophies -- Toyota's nerve system--a human version of the world Wide Web -- Up-and-in human resource management -- Toyota's resource base -- A company always in danger -- What your organization can learn from Toyota: ten powerful contradictions.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
ISBN 9780470378496 (electronic bk.)
0470378492 (electronic bk.)
9780470267622 (cloth)
0470267623 (cloth)
OCLC # 760885193
Additional Format Print version: Osono, Emi, 1965- Extreme Toyota. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2008 (DLC) 2008001404 (OCoLC)190843505

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