Organizational Identity, Corporate Strategy, and Habits of Attention: A Case Study of Toyota [chapter]

Charles McMillan
2018 Strategic Management [Working Title]  
This chapter links organizational identity as a cohesive attribute to corporate strategy and a competitive advantage, using Toyota as a case study. The evolution of Toyota from a domestic producer, and exporter, and now a global firm using a novel form of lean production follows innovative tools of human resources, supply chain collaboration, a network identity to link domestic operations to overseas investments, and unparalleled commercial investments in technologies that make the firm moving
more » ... rom a sustainable competitive position to one of unassailable advantage in the global auto sector. The chapter traces the strategic moves to strength Toyota's identity at all levels, including in its overseas operations, to build a global ecosystem model of collaboration.
doi:10.5772/intechopen.81117 fatcat:apqh6rg2ubcutbcnpce2ql2bdq