Six decades ago, Toyota was an embarrassment. Today, they are the auto- industry leader. The Toyota Leaders: An Executive Guide tells how they did it, and in such a way that allows readers to apply the lessons. Discover how Toyota is more than just a series of good business moves, but a culture first put into place by its founders and built on through the years. Not a corporate history, Sato uses Toyota's past to contextualize his discussion as he focuses on the company's unique business strategies. - Find out why an innovative vehicle like the hybrid Prius came from Toyota and not the more technologically - advanced Honda. - Learn how General Motors supplied invaluable business know-how to then-provincial Toyota in the early eighties. - Discover why Toyota thinks giving back to Japan and the world is a smart idea. - Learn how a national healthcare system is a good thing for business. This is the Toyota book for entrepreneurs and executives in all industries, not just manufacturing.An Executive Guide Masaaki SatA. Automakers who had a late start in developing environmental cars are aiming for a sudden reversal and putting their energy into ... ion battery coming into sight, Toyotaa#39;s new hybrid passenger vehicle, scheduled to be released in Fall 2009, will carry the new battery. Plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles use the characteristics of the lithium-ion battery to their advantage.
|Title||:||The Toyota Leaders|
|Publisher||:||Vertical Incorporated - 2008|