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Toyota Way 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer

ISBN-10: 0071392319
ISBN-13: 9780071392310
Edition: 2004
Authors: Jeffrey K. Liker
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 1/7/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

This work explains how any manager can implement the management principles and business philosophy that are the basis of Toyota's reputation for high quality and profitability. These principles include eliminating wasted time and resources, and building quality into workplace systems.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
The World-Class Power of the Toyota Way
The Toyota Way: Using Operational Excellence as a Strategic Weapon
How Toyota Became the World's Best Manufacturer: The Story of the Toyoda Family and the Toyota Production System
The Heart of the Toyota Production System: Eliminating Waste
The 14 Principles of the Toyota Way: An Executive Summary of the Culture Behind TPS
The Toyota Way in Action: The "No Compromises" Development of Lexus
The Toyota Way in Action: New Century, New Fuel, New Design Process - Prius
The Business Principles of the Toyota Way
Principle 1: Base Your Management Decisions on a Long-Term Philosophy, Even at the Expense of Short-Term Financial Goals
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
Principle 8: Use Only Reliable, Thoroughly Tested Technology That Serves Your People and Processes
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 Decisions Rapidly (Nemawashi)
Principle 14: Become a Learning Organization Through Relentless Reflection (Hansei) and Continuous Improvement (Kaizen)
Applying the Toyota Way in Your Organization
Using the Toyota Way to Transform Technical and Service Organizations
Build Your Own Lean Learning Enterprise, Borrowing from the Toyota Way
Bibliography/Chapter References
Recommended for Further Reading
Index

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