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A Brief Note on the Toyota Production System
Product Type: Conceptual Note  Publication Date: 09/2013  Product ID#: 1-429-245  Length: 8pages

Core Disciplines: Operations Management/Supply Chain; Strategy & Management

TEACHING NOTE: None

DESCRIPTION: What is the Toyota Production System (TPS), and why do so many organizations study and put into practice the principles of the system?This note introduces business students to the TPS by briefly covering its historical origins, assumptions, principles, key ideas, and rules. The note provides a Japanese-English glossary of some common words used with the TPS, and is a go-to reference for students studying the TPS. Students interested in further reading are directed to the references listed at the end of the note.

TEACHING POINTS: 

    After reading this note, students will be able to:
  • Gain a shared understanding of the ideal production system.
  • Identify the main characteristic that is a deviation from the ideal production system.
  • Describe where muda or waste can occur in a production system, and why it is so important to eliminate it.
  • Internalize the basic assumptions, principles, and rules in use of the TPS.

Secondary Tags: Consumer Products; Manufacturing
Sales Rank: #451


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