Building chassis and supply train components for

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building chassis and supply train components for trucks and other large vehicles to various markets across the world. After Gary took over as the CEO of Dana Corporation, the company was hit by various issues, including the doubling of steel prices, increased fuel prices, and the great recession, which shut down every sector of its primary markets ranging from construction equipment to passenger vehicles. However, with Gary’s help and contribution, the business formulated strategies that helped it to overcome the economic disaster. Predominantly, he used the combination of the Toyota leadership model and crisis management to overcome the existing financial crisis and
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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 3 drive the company towards the achievement of its goals and objectives. Since it is believed that any company can become successful by following Toyota’s footsteps, Gary, who was a former employee of Toyota, introduced lean leadership in Dan to foster its success. The model involves management shake-ups, staff layoffs, and long-term investments. The chapter also illustrates the way companies need to struggle for the achievement of their success by depending on not only the Toyota leadership system, but also having lean leaders, who are goal oriented. Significantly, no mystic of tricks can help bring success to a business that is falling without experiencing issues and challenges. For instance, before Gary took over Dana Corporation, the organization was in its deathbed and had no signs of success.
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