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"Because people make our automobiles, nothing gets started until we train

and educate our people." As seen in these words, which were expressed by
Honorary Advisor Eiji oyoda, oyota seeks to develop human resources
through the activity o! making things. oyota believes that the development
o! human resources re"uires the handing down o! values and perspectives. #n
conjunction with the geographic expansion o! business and the growth o!
business areas, undertaking global actions !or the development o! human
resources has become a priority issue. oyota is building both tangible $a new
learning !acility% and intangible $course content% structures relating to team
member development that ensures a secure and steady !low o! "uali!ied
human resources to conduct oyota&s global business in the '(st century.

)ully *ommitted and horough Human +esources ,evelopment
oyota conducts systematic company-wide and divisional training and
assignments !or training purposes with an emphasis on on-the-job training
$./% to ensure that associates can !ully utili0e their abilities.
oyota has de!ined the re"uired "uali!ications o! "pro!essional sta!!"( !or
o!!ice and engineering positions, and " shaped human resources"' who are
able to per!orm day-to-day activities and expand their skills in technical
positions. *ompany-wide training is conducted based on employee
"uali!ications, as well as speciali0ed training !or individual divisions, language
training, and special knowledge and skill training.
#n .ctober '11', oyota created the booklet "oyota 2 ,eveloping 3eople"
and distributed it to all associates to create a common understanding that
"the source o! oyota&s competitiveness is human resources development"
and to promote the creation o! workplaces where personnel development
takes place at all sites and at all levels.
(. 3ro!essional 4ta!!5 Associates who can create added value on their own and
contribute to society, as well as utili0e their strengths and exercise teamwork
'. 4haped Human +esources5 eam members with a broad range o! skills,
such as English language skills and operational knowledge $the crossbar o!
the ""% as well as highly speciali0ed knowledge and experience in a
particular !ield $the vertical bar o! the ""%

"oyota 2 ,eveloping 3eople" booklet 6*ompany-7ide raining to
4upport 3ro!essional 4ta!!

A 4hared oyota 7ay
68ey 3rinciples o! he oyota 7ay '11(
#n order to carry out the 9uiding 3rinciples at oyota :otor
*orporation, in April '11( oyota adopted the oyota 7ay '11(, an
expression o! the values and conduct guidelines that all employees should
embrace. #n order to promote the development o! 9lobal oyota and the
trans!er o! authority to local entities, oyota&s management philosophies,
values and business methods, that previously had been implicit in oyota&s
tradition, were codi!ied. Based on the dual pillars o! "+espect !or 3eople" and
"*ontinuous #mprovement," the !ollowing !ive key principles sum up the
oyota employee conduct guidelines5 *hallenge, 8ai0en $improvement%,
9enchi 9enbutsu $go and see%, +espect, and eamwork. #n '11', these
policies were advanced !urther with the adoption o! the oyota 7ay !or
individual !unctions, including overseas sales, domestic sales, human
resources, accounting, procurement, etc.

oyota #nstitute
#n /anuary '11', the oyota #nstitute was established as an internal human-
resource development organi0ation that aims to rein!orce the organic
integration o! global oyota companies by way o! sharing the oyota 7ay as
well as to promote sel!-su!!iciency. he purpose behind the oyota #nstitute&s
establishment is to promote the human resources development o! global
oyota in order to promote true globali0ation and to reali0e the advancement
o! oyota&s core values. :* 3resident )ujio *ho is the oyota #nstitute&s !irst
president, with (; !ull-time associates managing the business.
7ithin the oyota #nstitute, the 9lobal <eadership and the :anagement
,evelopment 4chools constitute the speci!ic content o! the training
programs.
#n '11', the oyota #nstitute conducted training programs targeting global
leadership candidates !rom :* and overseas companies and !or middle
management personnel to enhance understanding o! the oyota 7ay, enable
best practice sharing and dra!ting o! action plans, as well as contribute to the
creation o! a global human network.

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