BMGT 203 – Toyota Research Assignment

BMGT 203 – Toyota Research Assignment Worth 5% of the final grade I In typical semesters Operations Management students participate on a tour of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) plant in Cambridge, ON. Many of the concepts of BMGT 203 are based on the Toyota Production System (TPS). Touring the Toyota plant helps demonstrate how concepts taught in the course are applied in real life manufacturing. Unfortunately, with COVID-19 we will not be able to tour the TMMC plant. This research paper is a substitute for the tour.

You must research the TPS and write a summary of Toyota’s manufacturing system. Your report must be:

1. Typed

2. Cover page must include:

3.title of the report

4.your name & student number

5.course name, number & section number o professor’s name

7.Font no larger than 12 point

8. Minimum of two full pages; single spaced with double space between paragraphs or major points, and appropriate use of headings and subheadings


Your report must include, at minimum:

1.A description of TMMC’s business



3.Innovation at Toyota


5.Process strategy

6.Their process for making products

7.Takt time 8.Inventory

9.Pull (don’t push)



12.The environment and sustainability