Beyond the TPS Tools

Beyond the TPS Tools

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Since leaving Toyota I have discovered that many other companies are missing what I believe to be the most crucial ingredient to ensure a successful and a sustainable Lean transformation a€“ creating the right culture. Beyond The TPS Tools describes from firsthand experience why Toyotaa€™s culture provides the a€œgood soila€ required to deploy Lean strategies. From the green field startup of Toyotaa€™s Indiana Assembly plant to the struggles of managing at Toyotaa€™s most seasoned plant in Kentucky, discover how my leadership style has evolved into a practical approach for leading Lean with a North American workforce.We immediately began putting together a world class team to build Toyotaa#39;s first fullsized truck, the Tundra. ... All ofmy experience with Ford was on the technical support side (engineering and maintenance), so learning manufacturing was completely new to me. I began learning ... In 2007, I transferred plants within Toyota to TMMK, ToyotaMotor Manufacturing, Kentucky, locatedin Georgetown, Kentucky.

Title:Beyond the TPS Tools
Author:Jon DeLong
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2011-10-31


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