Toyota Quality Standardization

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Standardize: This is the way in which procedures are established and communicated to continue the culture of the First 3S which is the way things are done. The purpose of this is to create consistency in work procedures which is the red-tagging, the organizing and the cleaning. Sustain: Visual control boards such as posters, message boards, signs and audits are needed to ensure discipline in the employees so as to maintain the consistency of the 5S. Fein, M (2015). Heijunka (To level): This is another means of eliminating deadly waste in the organization, leveling in an organization is needed to maintain stability because of the changes in the demand of the customers. Heijunka is needed in order to make standardization or just-in-time possible.…show more content…
Toyota believes that quality will improve if as soon as there is a problem in the production process it is immediately fixed and corrected. In other words Toyota says stop to fix the problem as soon as it occurs rather wait until the entire process is finished. This simple means getting quality right the first time. Liker & Meier (2006). The only way to stop and fix the problems immediately as it occurs is to build a culture where a vision of change is introduced, where the worker’s opinions are acknowledged and…show more content…
In the Toyota industries leaders must set an example for workers and meet up with the high expectations set. The main aim of the leaders in Toyota is to develop employees so that they can improve on their job performance. The basis required to be a leader at Toyota is to have the willingness and desire to lead, have deep knowledge of the job, accept job responsibilities and accountability, seek continuous improvement abilities, and be able to teach the system to
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