In 1987, shortly after I became a manufacturing manager, the shop foreman at the time warned me about a young assembler: “Watch out for Michael, he’s tends to bend the rules. 576 more words
Tags » Toyota Production System
As regular readers of this blog know, my first book, The Man Who Discovered Quality, was about W. Edwards Deming, the management guru who helped transform Japanese industry after World War II–the Toyota Production System was developed in collaboration with Deming–and later helped “rescue” U.S. 359 more words
This is our tenth article based on “Toyota Production system – Beyond large scale production by Taichii Ohno”.
This is a scientific method employed in Toyota manufacturing systems which lead to the discovery of many lean philosophies and tools used today. 129 more words
This past week my organization, GBMP, moved from our home of twenty years at the Boston campus of the University of Massachusetts. The UMB College of Management needed more space and so did we, so we relocated to quarters that will afford room for our growing staff and dedicated training space for our customers. 552 more words