Kiichiro Toyoda Essays

  • Toyota Business Level Strategy Analysis

    836 Words  | 4 Pages

    such as minivans, passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and assorted accessories and parts (Nkomo, 3). Examples of brands under the Toyota portfolio include, but are not limited to; Lexus, Toyota, Hino and Daihatsu. Toyota was founded in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyoda and has grown to not only be the world’s leading auto manufacturer in the automotive industry, but also the world’s eighth largest company with operations in virtually every corner of the world (Nkomo, 3). This growth has been fueled by two key

  • Honda Motor Company Case Study

    3635 Words  | 15 Pages

    The Honda Motor Company, Ltd. was formerly established in the great country of Japan in 1949 by Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa. The first product that was introduced to the world was called the “Dream” D-type motorcycle. The main focus that founder Soichiro Honda built the company around was to create new values and not to imitate other companies who produced similar products. In 1959, Honda Motor Company, Ltd. entered into the Unite States as the American Honda Motor Company. They settled in

  • Strategic Planning Vs Long Range Planning

    916 Words  | 4 Pages

    Nowadays, strategic planning had been popular among people. Many people have been talk about strategic planning rather than long range planning. As we know that strategic planning are more efficient than long range planning. There are the definitions of long range planning. Long range planning are the process where the leaders of an organization are determine what are the organization want in the certain time. Long range planning also known as the planning two or more years seems are unsatisfactory

  • Maruti Suzuki Case Study

    2531 Words  | 11 Pages

    Brief History of Company Maruti Suzuki India Limited is one of the leading 4-wheeler automobile manufacturing company in India. It is a subsidy of Japanese manufacturer Suzuki. The company was founded in the year 1981, and the first manufacturing plant was set up in Gurgaon, Haryana. The company was previously known as Maruti Udyog Limited. It entered into a Joint Venture Agreement with Japanese Automobile giant Suzuki. The full swing production of the automobiles started in 1983. Initially the

  • Takata Case Study

    790 Words  | 4 Pages

    Takata was founded in 1933 in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, by Takezo Takada and started to produce lifelines for parachutes, and other textiles for the WWII Imperial Japanese Army. The original name of Takata was Takata Kojo Corporation. Later they incorporated as "Takata". In the early 1950s, the company started to research seat belts. In the 1960s Takata began production and sales of the first two-point seat belts. They also constructed a crash test facility and performed crash tests with dummies

  • Starbuck Value Chain Essay

    775 Words  | 4 Pages

    A value chain is a tool for recognizing the business activities that adds value and competitive advantage to an organization [8][21]. When a company wants to develop its competitiveness and attain its goals, it must first carry out a series of test in turning value to finished goods, afterwards transform its finished goods to the final product [1][26]. This series of steps is known as value chain [26]. The value chain is an essential tool for strategic management; it allows a firm to position a

  • Introduction To Automobile Industry

    2776 Words  | 12 Pages

    and also in 2013 according to the data of Toyota. As of the year 2014, Toyota was the largest listed company in Japan in terms of market capitalization worth more than twice as much as the number 2 ranked company. The company was founded by Kiichiro Toyoda in the year of 1937 as a spinoff from his father 's company Toyota Industries to create the company Toyota automobiles. Three years earlier, in the year 1934, while still a part of Toyota Industries, it created its first product namely the Type