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1 Komatsu MGMT 591: Leadership & Organizational Behavior Professor: Robert Paschke Jessica Campbell April 17, 2016
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Komatsu 2 Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. Problem Statement 3. Analysis 4. Solutions 5. Reflections 6. References Introduction The organization that I will be focusing on is Komatsu America Corporation. Komatsu America Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd., the world's second largest manufacturer and supplier of earth-moving equipment, consisting of construction,
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Komatsu 3 mining and compact construction equipment. Komatsu America Corporation also serves the forklift and forestry markets. Through its distributor network, Komatsu offers a state- of-the-art parts and service program to support its equipment. Komatsu has proudly provided high-quality, reliable products for nearly a century. (ThomasNet News,36) According to Komatsu LTD. Marketline Company Profile: The construction, mining and utility equipment segment offers various types of equipment, including large mining machines and general construction equipment and mini construction equipment for urban use. Komatsu's range of products in this segment also includes a wide variety of attachments to be used with its products. The segment's principal products include excavating equipment, loading equipment, grading and roadbed preparation equipment, hauling equipment, forestry equipment, tunneling machines, recycling equipment, industrial vehicles, engines and components, casting products, and other equipment. The segment also provides logistics services. Additionally, the segment provides hydraulic excavators, wheeled hydraulic excavators, bulldozers, wheel loaders, dump trucks, motor graders, and forklifts trucks. The segment also includes downstream businesses, such as used equipment business and the equipment rental business. According to the Dynamics of Komatsu Way:
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Komatsu 4 Komatsu currently has 12 domestic production facilities and 29 overseas facilities. Komatsu has 22 domestic subsidiaries and 121 overseas subsidiaries (as of the period ending March 2014). Komatsu sales were 1.9536 trillion yen as of March 2014, 90% of which came from its construction, mining, and utility equipment business. Furthermore, 80% of sales from this business came from overseas markets and 57% from emerging markets outside of Japan, North America, and Europe.3 However, because production of key components such as engines and transmissions is limited to Japanese facilities, 48% of the monetary value of production comes from Japan, with 52% coming from overseas (as of March 2013) .
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