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Toyota Way Principle #10 and the Importance of People TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | (This is a continuation of the examination of the 14 principles of The Toyota Way.) It’s one thing to have a company philosophy and mission statement, as well as a …Continue reading →

Toyota Way Principle #3: “Pull” Systems TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | (This is the fourth post looking at the 14 lean principles of The Toyota Way.) The third lean principle of The Toyota Way is a follow-up to the second lean …Continue reading →

Toyota Way Principle #2: Continuous Flow TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This image, used as a depiction of a process with minimal waste, was first examined last week with regard to defining what lean is. This timeline shows an ideal state …Continue reading →

Dennis the Menace and the Importance of Standard Work TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | One of the key lean tools is standard work. This is the use of a clear work instruction that indicates the best practices available for completing a process. A standard …Continue reading →

Lean is NOT Just About Cutting Costs TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | One of the important elements of lean and continuous improvement that it isn’t only about cutting expenses through waste reduction and elimination. Yes, lower costs is certainly a by-product of …Continue reading →

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