Case Assignment-Due no later than module 4 Sunday 11:59 PM (PST)
Read the Toyota Case Study “Toyota Kata.” (http://www.mhprofessional.com/downloads/products/0071635238/Toyota%20Kata%2 0Ch.%201.pdf). By analyzing Toyota`s unique structure, you will enhance the knowledge of organization behavior. How can that Toyota`s system be both flexible and rigid at the same time, and why do these concepts contradict and support each other? And by what means can organization be adaptive?
After the tsunami in Japan March, 2011, how did Toyota as a company handle this unexpected nature disaster? This paper should be 3pages and double spaced. Add a title and reference page (both of which are not counted with the3 pages Be sure to provide specific examples and research to support your analysis. For additional information on Toyota, please go to Toyota virtual museum: http://www.toyota.co.jp/Museum/data_e/a03_11_1.html
Be sure to describe the organization, the culture of Toyota, its human behavior, and how these concepts are connected with each other. Also, write a paragraph or two discussing if you believe Toyota is successful regarding these concepts. (Hint: conduct background research to assist with writing about these concepts in the Toyota organization).
The Toyota Company Names Institutional affiliation The Toyota Company The Toyota Company is a Japanese automotive manufacturer which is based in Toyota, Aichi in Japan. In 2012, the company was the largest producer of automobiles in the world ahead of Volkswagen and General Motors. It is also the 13th largest company in the world by revenue. Today it is the largest manufacturer in the world of automobiles producing around 10 million vehicles per year. By the end of the year 2014, the company had approximately 338,875 employees worldwide. By the end of July 2014, the company was listed as the largest company in Japan both by marketization and by revenue. The company