The Toyota Way Chapter 4 – The 14 Principles Of The Toyota Way

Toyota has based its efficient and effective production system on 14 management principles as described in ‘The Toyota Way’ book by Jeffrey K Liker. The two pillars of their lean system which support the principles of the Toyota Way are:- Continuous Improvement – challenge everything (create an atmosphere of continuous learning) Respect for people – […]

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The Toyota Way Chapter 3 – The Heart Of The Toyota Production System: Eliminating Waste

Toyota has based its efficient and effective production system on first developing the key elements and then practicing day in and day out on the shop floor. The  major wastes the Steel Efficiency Review™ is built on are explained in this chapter: Overproduction Waiting Unnecessary transport Overprocessing Excess Inventory  Unnecessary movement Defects and Unused employee […]

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