Problem Solving the Toyota Way

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Problem Solving the Toyota Way
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More Than Solving Problems The Toyota Way seeks to identify and remove obstacles on the path to perfection. This philosophy is rooted in the Japanese cultural desire to seek perfection in every activity. As we discussed earlier in the book, the Toyota Way is a cyclical process of achieving stability, standardizing practices, and then continually squeezing the process in order to expose the obstacles (seen as system weakness). Human beings tend to seek comfort and avoid discomfort. The Toyota Way is not a natural behavior. The Toyota philosophy relies on the "system," and adhering to its con…
Jeffrey K. Liker; David Meier: Toyota Way Fieldbook. Problem Solving the Toyota Way, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2006), AccessEngineering Export