The Evolution of Manufacturing Systems at Toyota
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The Evolution of Manufacturing Systems at Toyota

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What is the true source of a firm's long-term competitive advantage in manufacturing? Through original field studies, historical research, and statistical analyses, this book shows how Toyota Motor Corporation, one of the world's largest automobile companies, built distinctive capabilities in production, product development, and supplier management. Fujimoto asserts that it is Toyota's evolutionary learning capability that gives the company its advantage and demonstrates how this learning is put to use in daily work.show more

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  • Hardback | 390 pages
  • 156 x 238 x 30mm | 662.24g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • numerous line figures
  • 0195123204
  • 9780195123203
  • 2,018,472

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This is much more than a book about Toyota or a book about manufacturing....The book contains important contributions to the theory and practice of organizational learning that will be equally interesting to the practitioner and the academic. * Journal of Product Innovation Management *show more

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