Toyota Australia’s 2009 Sustainability Report describes how Toyota Australia is seeking to improve its sustainability performance and contribute to the communities it operates in. Download the report located at http://www.toyota.com.au/toyota/events/environment/2009_sustainability_report?WT.ac=SRHAbout and then answer the following questions.
a. On pages 2–3 of the report, Max Yasuda, the President and CEO of Toyota Australia, outlines a number of pressures or issues that have affected the Australian automotive industry and have impacted on Toyota. List these issues.
b. What strategies does he state that Toyota Australia used to reduce the impact of these pressures (issues) on the company?
c. How have these pressures (issues) impacted on employees at Toyota Australia?
d. What are the impacts for Toyota Australia’s dealers and suppliers?
e. What are the impacts for Toyota Australia of climate change and emissions trading?
f. Outline the strategies Toyota is implementing to manage these pressures.
g. Examine the statistics on page 4. Do the current figures indicate an improvement in the three areas of performance compared with the previous years? Provide examples to support your answer.
h. Look at the diagram on page 8. How does Toyota ensure that sustainability remains a key focus of the vehicle life cycle?
i. Refer to pages 11–13. Complete the following chart by listing Toyota’s stakeholders. Outline how Toyota ensures that its needs are met through its Guiding Principles.
i. ‘Twelve Angry Men is less about guilt or innocence than about reasonable doubt.’ Discuss.
ii. Why is it so difficult for the jury in Twelve Angry Men to reach its final verdict?
i. ‘Twelve Angry Men highlights the importance of seeing things from more than one perspective.’
ii. ‘Twelve Angry Men is a play about how power can be misused.’
i. ‘In reaching a verdict, the jurors reconsider both their understanding of the case and...