Knowledge Management Practices at Toyota Motors

 
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Themes

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Case Length : 19 Pages
Period : 1943-2005
Pub Date : 2005
Teaching Note : Available
Organization : Toyota
Industry : Automobiles
Countries : Japan

Abstract:

The case discusses the various Knowledge Management (KM) practices at Toyota Motors, the world's most profitable automobile company.

It also describes how Toyota enables wide knowledge sharing not just within the organization but also across its supply chain.

It details the practices that make Toyota a true learning organization. It further explores the role of traditional organizational practices in the company's KM efforts.

The case concludes with a discussion on how KM has contributed to Toyota's exemplary performance

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Issues:

Examine the KM practices adopted by a large and successful company.

Explore the areas of application of KM and the benefits it can confer.

Analyze the role of organizational culture in the success of KM efforts.

Contents:

  Page No.
Knowledge as Power 1
Background Note 2
Knowledge Management at Toyota 3
Delivering Value to the Customer 12
The Returns 13
Exhibits 14

Keywords:

Toyota Motor Corporation, Knowledge Management, organizational learning, Toyota Production System, DaimlerChrysler, Toyota Global Knowledge Centre, Kaizen, Volkswagen, General Motors, Ford, Kanban, JIT manufacturing system, Supply Chain, e-Learning, Prius project

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