The paper presents the initiative taken by leading automobile Original Equipment Manufacturer (oem) XYZ in India for their implementation of Toyota Production System (TPS) to meet competitor’s challenge and its efforts to benchmark against its principle located in Japan. The paper deals with a programme involving vendor upgradation and related TPS initiatives. The paper concludes that such efforts will definitely help XYZ to optimize its productivity and to meet competitor’s challenge successfully.
Journal of Advances in Management Research – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jan 1, 2008
Keywords: Vendor; Up‐gradation; Productivity; TPS