Thinking as an operational manager,
The waste (time & cost) from:
- Unskilled, new workers
- Lack of capacity of KFS
Installing seat, the hook made of plastic is broken easily.
(why plastic? To reduce the cost)
However, it doesn’t happen in Japan
According to QC’s report
There’s a problem whe
Hiring suppliers other than KFS will solve the overload problem. With more outsourcing companies Toyota would be able to produce higher quality products with less defects. First, seat colors are not the key point when people purchase cars. So Toyota doesn't need to focus on the seat colors as much. With the TMC marketing team, TMM will have to reduce the number of seat colors in order of populari
problems instantly self-evident and stop producing whenever problems were detected.
THE GEORGETOWN RAMP UP When Toyota transplanted TPS to George Town , they placed emphasis on human infrastructure, initiating a hiring and training program from top managers to cooperations personnel. Training was good to actually see and learn how different it was from the way of American operation and the way
everything, you just cant. Sometimes you lack authority, time or energy to deal with all. In such a case, I need to "use" others manpower to effectively address problems and deviate my energy to other matters that require my attention. This incident with Jo was unforgettable because it enabled me to release myself from stressful work style and handle things much more smoothly and efficiently.