Management & Operations - Toyota Company

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MANAGEMENT &OPERATIONS
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................11. Introduction of Toyota and its management structure............................................................12. Definition and roles of leaders and managers.........................................................................33. Roles of Leaders and managers in application to different organizational situations.............44. Strengths and weaknesses of approaches................................................................................65. Leaders and managers impact on Toyota...............................................................................8TASK 2............................................................................................................................................81. Key operations of Toyota........................................................................................................82. Operational functions of organization and roles of managers in it.........................................93. Operational approaches to operations management................................................................94. Impact of external factors on decision-making by managers and leaders...............................95. Effectiveness of operational to meet business objectives.....................................................116. Conclusion and recommendations for future development..................................................11CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................11REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONManagement and operations is specialization and branch within filed of business, bothare its important part. It involves execution and planning of systems and strategies to makecorporation or businesses work properly. The present report is based on Toyota company thatproduce Japaneses car for their customers (Uhl and Gollenia, 2016). This study describeintroduction of the organization and its management structure. It explains role of both leadersand managers and also discuss difference between leadership and management. This reportclarify roles of leadership and management in application to different situations in firm.Moreover, it also explains weaknesses and strength of different approaches to both leadershipand management and justify leaders and managers impact on organization. It discussed keyoperations of company and define each operational functions. Furthermore, this unit explainoperational approaches to operations management and also evaluate impact of external businessenvironment factors on decision making function of leaders and mangers. It will clarifyoperational efficiencies in context of improvement in successful business and also includerecommendations and conclusions for future development.TASK 11. Introduction of Toyota and its management structureToyota motor corporation is a Japanese international automotive manufactureorganization established in Aichi, Japan. They discover range of Toyota cars such as Etios Liva,Platinum Etios, Yaris, Innova crysta, Prius, Land Cruiser etc. they manufacture the best cars thattacking all kinds of roads including ice up and snows in Himalayas. It is the world's secondbiggest automotive manufacturer that produce more than 10 million vehicles per year which ithas done in 2012 and also when they reported production of its 200 millionth vehicle. In theirmanagement structure consisted of 364,445 workers worldwide and it becomes sixth largestorganization in world by its revenue. Behind American general motors Toyota was the world'sthird biggest motor vehicle production that produced more vehicles than Ford and even morethan General Motors. Company includes no cost maintenance plan and 24 hours roadsideassistance with buy or lease of every new Toyota (Ravindran, 2016).Toyota vision is to expand their business in the whole world and become world's leadingbrand in Automotive sector. Leaders must encourage employees towards achieving businessgoals and objectives that increase probability more than the another.1
Toyota management structure-Organization management structure is based on different business operation of the firmaround the world. As one of world's leading automobile productions, Toyota worker its structureto helps business strategic direction and goals. In their management structure General Manager isthe one who controls or manage the whole business functions and activities effectively.2Illustration1: Toyota Management Structure(Source:Toyota’s Organizational Structure,2018)
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