Essays Tagged: "Toyota"

Just in Time. 4 page overview of the principles of just-in-time production operations management

first developed in Japan in the late 1950s by a former shop manager and later on vice president of Toyota. In its simplest form, JIT program is directed towards ensuring that the right quantities are ... ste, is composed of the following elements:1. Flexible resources 6. Quick setups2. Cellular layouts(Toyota example) 7. Uniform production levels3. Pull production system 8. Quality at the source4. Kan ...

(6 pages) 713 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Canadian Law Courts Case Study.

Name of case and docketBuksa, Ray vs. SunToyota Padamsey, Nick EtalDate of trialFebruary 13, 2003Courtroom number#264Name of judgeD.G. Ingram ... ?$3000.00 Assessment for damagesWhat was the defendant's defense?The engine installed in Mr. Buksas Toyota was properly installed and at not fault of SunToyota did the engine breakdown.Did the defenda ... he plaintiff, the defendant and other witnessesThe plaintiff Mr Buksa had an engine installed at SunToyota, the engine was a rebuilt engine. The rebuilt engine broke down after 3 months and was only u ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Textual analysis- cars slogans

004. These three slogans are currently used in advertisements for automobiles:"Oh what a feeling!" (Toyota)"Move your mind" (Saab)"The Relentless Pursuit of Perfection" (Lexus)These three slogans comb ... designed is make the differences in qualities of the car and to the choices of the audience.In the Toyota advertisement, the Prado stands on the mountain of bristling rocks and behinds it are mountai ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Lexus challenges Mercedes:a SWOT analysis.

Lexus challenges MercedesA. Introduction.Toyota offers luxury and quality setting the trend through its new model, Lexus, giving the same alm ... that a Mercedes owner enjoys at a half price.B.The problem.Extremely high competition on behalf of Toyota towards a multinational car industry like Mercedes whose name is synonym to luxury and status ... known expectations and responds from the part of the candidate buyers.C.Internal issues. (strengths)Toyota was offering a car that had the same performance with Mercedes at a reasonable price.Toyota m ...

(2 pages) 197 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Rio Bravo IV - operations management case study

employees, every part was carefully checked, and was packaged in perfect order. However, NUMMI and Toyota decided that the products had poor quality design and they were unhappy with the products. La ...

(9 pages) 230 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Marketing and Its Components

per year. The largest competitors of these three companies are Japanese auto producers that include Toyota, Nissan, and Honda. These three foreign manufacturers hold 20% of the market and produce abou ...

(5 pages) 132 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Rio Bravo IV - Operations Management: Questions regarding Case of Rio Bravo IV - A Report of the Plant Manager

io Bravo IV - Case AnalysisQuestion 1. Are there any justifiable reasons for this response by NUMMI/Toyota people? Or was it just nit-picking?Yes, there are justifiable reasons. In the Japanese cultur ...

(3 pages) 148 0 2.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Marketing pitfall of toyota

This paper will examine why two advertisements of TOYOTA experienced failure in China in November, 2003.TOYOTA hired S&S, an advertising company b ... Prado models that were manufacture in China domestically last year. According to the market plan of TOYOTA, S & S designed two print advertisements that were launched in China. As ... p; S designed two print advertisements that were launched in China. As confirmed by TOYOTA, S & S created an image for Prado based on its Chinese translation "Ba Dao" (Arbitrarines ...

(4 pages) 132 0 3.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Car industry - Toyota

r industry generally, but through preparing this homework and from before, I became fascinated with Toyota and their success. So, probably there will be in this paper more about Toyota than overall ab ... ork and reading a lot of materials, I was impressed with the results of one Japanese manufacturer - Toyota. I was fascinated a bit earlier when we studied a little bit about Toyota when I have seen fo ...

(3 pages) 311 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Learning Team Meeting Three Assignment D. Describe the pace at which your product will move through the product life cycle and the factors that will impact its movement.

ies. By analyzing these indicators - profit, competitors, cost per customer, customers, and sales - Toyota can determine which phase of the product life cycle their product has reached or is moving to ... wards. There are 4 phases: Introductory Phase, Growth Phase, Maturity Phase and Decline Phase. Once Toyota has identified the phase by analyzing the indicators (characteristics) through research, Toyo ...

(8 pages) 168 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Toyota and Volkswagen supply chain management

Abstract:This assignment gives the overview of the Toyota and Volkswagen. It also explains about their supply chain relationship of those manufacturers ... o gives the advantages and disadvantages of those companies. I have also compared the strategies of Toyota and Volkswagen. I have collected some details regarding the future scope and threats for both ... supply bases. To make this happen different companies work out different strategies. Volkswagen and Toyota are two leading competitors in the globe today. Volkswagen is Mexican company and Toyota is J ...

(19 pages) 414 0 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Application of the C.A.P.M. on NYSE & NASDAQ Stocks: Toyota in NYSE

IntroductionIn order to analyze and apply the C.A.P.M. on the stock of Toyota, one must know what the C.A.P.M. is. This is a formula which is actually an abbreviation of C ... ait from the company that is being analyzed in each situation. In this case, the expected return of Toyota is being analyzed.AnalysisStarting from the risk free rate, we have the rate at which one can ... lf. So, after an analysis, the expected return comes out to be 9, 44%.Finally, the β - beta of Toyota must be found in order to find out how the price of its stock moves as the market moves. If t ...

(2 pages) 118 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

Discuss whether economic efficency as described in text books is likely to be achieved in practice.

west. The truth is this is really difficult to know whether a firm has achieved x efficency or not. Toyota may be producing at a lower Av cost than any other businesses but has it achieved x efficency ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Business Research Project Paper

nds on the driving wheel by using voice controls. In the retail car industry many companies such as Toyota have partnered with voice search specialist from VoiceBox, a small company in Bellevue, Washi ... os, which distract drivers and cause car accidents?With this new technology research companies like Toyota can identify the potential safety and legislation issues involved in today's economy. VoiceBo ...

(2 pages) 225 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Toyota's European Strategy and Brand Reposition

Executive SummaryToyota is the second largest car manufacturer and seller in the world today. In Europe ithas long be ... ompared to its other endeavors in markets within US,Asia and Latin America. Over the last few years Toyota's market share has increased inEurope even though the European market has several strong regi ... hare has increased inEurope even though the European market has several strong regional competitors.Toyota's vision is to capture 5% of the Old World's roadway by 2005.However, the problem persists of ...

(11 pages) 248 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

PEST analysis for the car industry

Research question/PurposeThe Car Industry is changing its structure quickly. While Toyota earned some 124 billion SEK last year, GM lost about 65 billion SEK. Many mergers have happen ...

(9 pages) 592 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

JIT in Honda

importance, implementation, and the various problems of Just in time. JIT was first implemented by Toyota and the technique is very commonly used in many Japanese companies and HONDA is one of them.T ... rporations. Kaizen or JIT made for the tremendous success of the Japanese automakers such as Honda, Toyota, Mazda and Mitsubishi from the 1960- to the 1990's.In the United States this phenomenon calle ...

(18 pages) 152 1 4.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Business Research-Mazda Sales in the US

orbes Magazine (2006) that the company wants to target a specific audience. Bigger name brands like Toyota, Honda and Nissan had a successful year. Consumers know the name and compare features and pri ... ugh to sway towards the smaller name brand. Mazda's prices and features need to be compared against Toyota, Honda and Nissan in order to have an understanding of what competitors are using. This will ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, USA, Inc.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, USA, Inc.1.If you were Doug Friesen, where would you focus attention and ... e process used for defective seats, the overall off-line process, or the supplier's ability to meet Toyota's standards and needs. Also, the production process as a whole contributes to the seat proble ... to the seat problem because currently the plant is overloaded and the workers suffer from overtime. Toyota would have a very hard time succeeding if this problem continues to slow down their productio ...

(2 pages) 152 1 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies


wrong in the eyes of any true utilitarian. You are driving down a rural road in your sporty Toyota truck. As you turn the corner, all of the sudden you see that there is a boy jogging across t ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy