Science TQM, New Quality Management Principle: The Quality Management Strategy of Toyota

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When we look at the quality management issues that have faced, both, in Japan and the rest of the world recently, it is clear that a next-generation quality management practice is required, featuring ...
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Partnering Performance Measurement Model: Innovation Model Utilizing Science TQM - 3

Pp. 85-94 (10)

DOI: 10.2174/978160805282011201010085

Author(s): Tomoaki Sakatoku, Manabu Yamaj, Kakuro Amasaka


In recent years, the management issue in the Japanese automobile industry playing a key role in Japanese manufacturing is “worldwide uniform quality and simultaneous production launch”, in response to current globalization. In order to realize this, it is vital to reinforce Japanese-style partnering, or “Japan Supply Chain Management” between automobile manufacturers and parts suppliers. Against this background, this study proposes and verifies the effectiveness of “Partnering Performance Measurement Model for Assembly Makers and Suppliers, PPM-AS”.


Japan supply system, partnering performance measurement model.