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Toyota Production System

Toyota Production System

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19 FEB 2020

Noah Brier

Why is this interesting? - The Five Whys Edition

Taiichi Ohno's 1988 book that explains his simple approach to doing root cause analysis known as 'the five whys', a method that helped revolutionize manufacturing and defined the car market in the 1970s and 1980s.

In this classic text, Taiichi Ohno--inventor of the Toyota Production System and Lean manufacturing--shares the genius that sets him apart as one of the most disciplined and creative thinkers of our time. Combining his candid insights with a rigorous analysis of Toyota's attempts at Lean production, Ohno's book explains how Lean principles can improve any production endeavor. A historical and philosophical description of just-in-time and Lean manufacturing, this work is a must read for all students of human progress. On a more practical level, it continues to provide inspiration and instruction for those seeking to improve efficiency through the elimination of waste.

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