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Toyota Production System

 


Definitions

  1. The Toyota Production System (TPS) is an integrated socio-technical system, developed by Toyota, that comprises its management philosophy and practices. The TPS organizes manufacturing and logistics for the automobile manufacturer, including interaction with suppliers and customers. The system is a major precursor of the more generic "lean manufacturing."

External Resources

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyota_Production_System


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