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The Best Thinking is Rethinking

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That’s an iron computer!

In 1963, Toyota opened a new transmission shop at the Honsha plant, and they needed to find a way to transmit signals to indicate where to send partson conveyors to the assembly line. Figuring out how to transmit the signals was a challenge.

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Why Lean implementations don’t typically lead to a sustained Continuous Improvement culture

Over the past 30 years my colleagues and I have come across many hundreds of initiatives and implementations branded as TPS, WCM, Lean and/or BPR in all manner of enterprises and sectors.

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