Group Assignment (10%): Planning Production for Toyota North America
Lexus RX 350, Successor in 2007 to the RX 330
Photo courtesy of Toyota Motor Company
The overall purpose of this assignment is to use teamwork to assess the value of the Toyota Production System to Toyota Motor Corporation ( ( https://global.toyota/en/ )
The assessment time period begins with Toyota’s decision to produce the Lexus RX 330 in Canada in 2000 and continues to the present day with the LEXUS RX 350 and 350L.
First study the Content topic, Important Information on the Toyota Production System. See also the Content references on Grid Analysis and Decision Trees.
Then address the following four exercises:
Exercise 1: Making a Critical Assessment of the Toyota Production System (TPS) Today
a. Demonstrate your group’s basic understanding of the TPS by 1) defining any eight of the TPS terms….