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Bypassing politics to form strong partnerships at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America

Published: 05 March 2013

ID: G00250753

Analyst(s): Andy Rowsell-Jones , Tina Nunno , Jeffrey Cole


Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America has 14 parts and manufacturing facilities, each run as an independent business. Information Systems VP Tim Platt discusses his use of a Characteristics of Successful Activity score to form partnerships with the plant presidents.

Table Of Contents


  • Transform 15 presidents from customers to business partners
  • Engaging the business

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