Liker, Jeffrey K.

Toyota way 14 management principles from the world's greatest manufacturer / [electronic resource] : Jeffrey K. Liker. - New York : McGraw-Hill, [2013] - 1 electronic text (xxii, 330 p.) : ill. - McGraw-Hill's AccessEngineering . - McGraw-Hill's AccessEngineering. .

Print version c2004.

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The world-class power of the Toyota Way -- The business principles of the Toyota Way -- Long-term philosophy -- The right process will produce the right results -- Add value to the organization by developing your people and partners -- Continuously solving root problems drives organizational learning -- Applying the Toyota Way in your organization. The Toyota Way: using operational excellence as a strategic weapon -- How Toyota became the world's best manufacturer -- The heart of the Toyota production system: eliminating waste -- The 14 principles of the Toyota Way -- The Toyota Way in action: the "no compromises" development of Lexus -- The Toyota Way in action: new century, new fuel, new design process: Prius -- Principle 1: Base your management decisions on a long-term philosophy -- Principle 2: Create continuous process flow to bring problems to the surface -- Principle 3: Use "pull" systems to avoid overproduction -- Principle 4: Level out the workload (heijunka) -- Principle 5: Build a culture of stopping to fix problems, to get quality right the first time -- Principle 6: Standardized tasks are the foundation for continuous improvement and employee empowerment -- Principle 7: Use visual control so no problems are hidden -- Part one. Part two. Section I. Section II. Section III. Section IV. Part three. Principle 8: Use only reliable, thoroughly tested technology that serves -- Principle 9: Grow leaders who thoroughly understand the work, live the philosophy, and teach it to others -- Principle 10: Develop exceptional people and teams who follow your company's philosophy -- Principle 11: Respect your extended network of partners and suppliers by challenging them and helping them improve -- Principle 12: Go and see for yourself to thoroughly understand the situation (genchi genbutsu) -- Principle 13: Make decisions slowly by consensus, thoroughly considering all options; implement rapidly -- Principle 14: Become a learning organization through relentless reflection (hansei) and continuous improvement (kaizen) -- Using the Toyota Way to transform technical and service organizations -- Build your own lean learning enterprise, borrowing from the Toyota Way.

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Toyota Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha.

Production management--Case studies.
Industrial management.
Industrial productivity.
Technological innovations.
Corporate culture--History.
Lean manufacturing.

Electronic books.
Computer network resources.

TL278 / .L54 2004


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