Resources: University of Phoenix Library
Select a public organization in need of improvement that you will benchmark against Toyota.
Research Toyota Production System (TPS) and Toyota Lean Enterprise solutions, and also the selected public organization that needs improvement.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you benchmark/baseline the lean enterprise organization against Toyota.
Compare and contrast your chosen organization with Toyota (a company that already practices lean enterprise best practices and initiatives).
Address each of the following in your paper:
Benchmark/baseline your selected public organization in need of better lean enterprise solutions with Toyota.
Compare and contrast the management style(s) and other operating principles of your selected organization with Toyota’s.
Describe the differences or similarities that the two organizations have in vision, mission, values, and/or objectives.
Assess the characteristics and best practices benchmarked for your selected organization’s lean enterprise style(s), and explain how they affect organizational behavior, and compare those characteristics with Toyota’s.
Evaluate how the benchmarked best practices can be integrated into your selected organization’s practices.
Explain how benchmarking/baselining can facilitate the change process to improve efficiency and eliminate waste.