Here is an article called ‘The Toyota Way Is Translated for a New Generation of Foreign Managers‘ on ‘The New Work Times‘ site.

The focus is on how Toyota is struggling and finding solutions on the issue / opportunity of growing too fast and losing control over the company’s ‘way’ (that lead to success):

It used to be enough for the culture to be transmitted by word of mouth among Toyota’s Japanese employees, on factory floors and around cafeteria tables. But Toyota outgrew these informal teaching methods and created the institute

Toyota is growing more quickly than the company’s ability to transplant its culture to foreign markets.

It is the Toyota Institute, charged with preparing executives to enter the leadership class at Toyota by inculcating in them some of the most prized management secrets in corporate Japan. The institute sends off its executives to offices around the world as missionaries of sorts for the Toyota Way

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