Every members of a Toyota is both an expert in car manufacture and an expert at process improvement. With every employee trained in, and responsible for, hunting out waste the enterprise gains a powerful grassroots tool for improvement. Kosaku Yamada, chief engineer of the Lexus ES 300 has summed it up: "The real differential between Toyota and other vehicle manufacturers is not the Toyota Production System, but the Toyota Product Development System"
miércoles, diciembre 27, 2006
INFOQ, siempre con información de interés, dedica una nota a Toyota en Estados Unidos, con líneas para seguir a partir de su brevedad: