The managerial jobs in Toyota fall into 3 categories that are first-line management, middle management, and top management. At the first-line management, the Toyota Comprehensive Warehouse Management System is set up to improve the announcing of data that will be vital in the correct basic leadership inside the operational level of Toyota. Besides, the SAP can viably gather and process information, process results, and ready to modify, adapt and address errors immediately.
At the middle management, the Toyota Comprehensive Warehouse Management System has effective internal controls that aid in the management level decision making tasks in Toyota. Information is collected through efficient processing and inner control tracking. An effective internal and outer audit process is utilized within Toyota through the MIS.
At the top management, the employees and leaders of the company are the users of the MIS who know the present customer demands and also have the capacity to plan the funds for new initiatives. In order to control its business procedures properly, Toyota has persevered in managing ownership that promotes effectiveness in its business processes and helps ensure being responsible.
Management is the process of achieving organizational goals by engaging in the 4 major functions include planning, organizing, leading and controlling. For the planning function, Toyota objectives are “to create vehicles and a mobility society in which people can live with a sense of safety, peace of mind, and comfort”. “Just-in-time” was invented by Toyota after World War II, based largely upon the model of continuous flow manufacturing created by Henry Ford in 1914. Toyota adapted Ford’s system, which emphasized the elimination of wasted material and motion to the small lot production required by the small and fragmented Japanese post-war market.
Toyota’s new organizational structure now has the following main characteristics: global hierarchy, geographic divisions, and product-based divisions. Toyota still maintains its global hierarchy despite its reorganization in 2013. However, in the current organizational structure, the company has increased the decision-making power of regional heads and business unit heads. Toyota’s new organizational structure has eight regional divisions. Each regional head report to the company’s headquarters. Through these regional divisions, the organizational structure enables Toyota to improve products and services according to regional market conditions.
Toyota Corporation is one of the best-managed companies in the world. The company has a strong leadership structure. Teamwork, creativity and innovations encouraged across all level of staff and they are given an opportunity to participate in decision-making in order to give the firm a continuous competitive advantage. Customers are highly valued by the company to provide the best services to the customers.