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The definitive account of the 2009-2010 Toyota recall: A case study for overcoming any management crisis

"Toyota Under Fire" takes you beyond the headlines and into the offices and factories of Toyota to reveal the truth behind the company's highly publicized and controversial recall of nine million vehicles last year.

Jeffrey Liker, the world's leading expert on Toyota proc
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ebook, 208 pages
Published February 18th 2011 by McGraw-Hill
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Lisa Vegan
May 04, 2011 Lisa Vegan rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: business owners & managers & those in personnel; organizational psychologists
So, so hard for me to rate this one!

So, I asked for a freebee copy of this book, thinking it would be my cup of tea, but it wasn’t, but it’s not the book’s fault. I am feeling guilty about how blah I feel about this book, and I realize that I have to be more careful about books I request in the future.

I have a Prius and before that I had 2 Corollas, all three Toyota cars, all my cars since 1984, and when I saw this book as one of the books being offered by “PTA’s Reviewer Rewards” (I’ve gotten o
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Hashim Al-Zain
This book is without a shadow of doubt a testament that Toyota is truly a continuously improving company built on it's unique culture that helped save the company from an immanent disaster; the likes of what GM, Ford, and Chrysler experienced during the 2008-2009 meltdown!
Warren
Compared to Liker's earlier books on Toyota, Under Fire is smaller, and follows more of a story telling format.

Mark Graban interviewed Liker, back in February 2011.
http://www.leanblog.org/2011/02/podca...
Kara
This book is a great example of a case study of crisis turned into opportunity. While strongly slanted towards Toyota, it gives great insight into the Toyota Way and what lessons can be adapted by other organizations. Warning, it will make you love Toyota!
Hunter Johnson
Left my copy in a hotel room, so currently abandoned
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Dr. Jeffrey K. Liker is Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan and principle of Optiprise, Inc. Dr. Liker has authored or co-authored over 75 articles and book chapters and nine books. He is author of the international best-seller, The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer, McGraw-Hill, 2004 which speaks to the underly ...more
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