Toyota Way Fieldbook – “Study Guide”

Overall, we have found the Fieldbook to be a great tool for those interested in "middle of the road" lean implementation.  Not "Big Picture" nor "Fine [...]


"Today’s standardization…is the necessary foundation on which tomorrow’s improvements will be based. If you think “standardization” as the best you [...]

I got no stink’in problem!

“Sometimes no problem is a sign of a different problem” – Mark Rosenthal, author of The Lean [...]

Keep it LOW!

“Due to the set-up times, the tendency is to produce in batches that are larger than the order quantities. This supposedly utilizes the equipment [...]

Ticking and Kicking By Mr. Miller

"Lean is about constant ticking, not occasional kicking." - Alex Miller, Professor of Management at The University of [...]