Mar 282017
 

Toyota Production System

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“Standards should not be forced down from above but rather set by the production workers themselves.”  ~ Taiichi Ohno, father of Toyota Production System (TPS)

Toyota Production System TPS Taiichi ohno quote

“Having no problems is the biggest problem of all.”

Toyota Production System Taiicho ohno problem quote

 

  • “If you are going to do TPS you must do it all the way.  You also need to change the way you think.  You need to change how you look at things.”  ~ Taiichi Ohno
  • “When you are out observing on the gemba, do something to help them. If you do, people will come to expect that you can help them and will look forward to seeing you again on the gemba.” ~ Taiichi Ohno
  • “I’m proud to be Japanese and I wanted my country to succeed. I believed my system was a way that could help us become a modern industrial nation. That is why I had no problem with sharing it with other Japanese companies, even my biggest competitors.” ~ Taiichi Ohno

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