This case study examines Toyota’s supplier association, or kyoho kai, and analyses how the firm significantly outperformed its European rivals. By regularly gathering all the members involved in its supply-chain, Toyota promoted the diffusion of best practices throughout the group and maintained a strong focus on cost and quality.
Hines, P. (2018, August 30). Toyota’s supplier association: a case study [Video file]. In The Business & Management Collection, Henry Stewart Talks. Retrieved September 20, 2018, from https://hstalks.com/bm/3811/.