Quality at Nikon Kohden and Toyota
Read the following webpages (you can do this in the windows below or follow the links to read the article in a separate window) and then complete the written activities below:
- Nihon Kohden production process
- Toyota Production System -- Kaizen, kanban and jumbiki keys to continuity
- the key processes that ensure safety and quality at Nihon Kohden
- the key features of the Toyota Production System (TPS)
Examine how the processes and features you have summarised at Nihon Kohden and Toyota differ from traditional quality control methods.