Monday, 03 November 2014 00:00


"I told everyone that they weren't earning their pay if they left the standardized work unchanged for a whole month." - Taiichi Ohno


"Standardized work at Toyota is a framework for kaizen improvements. We start by adopting some kind - any kind - of work standards for a job. Then we tackle one improvement after another, trial and error." - Taiichi Ohno


"In the workplace, trying something immediately, even something imperfect, is always better than letting things sit while you refine a solution." - Taiichi Ohno


"Where there is no Standard there can be no Kaizen." - Taiichi Ohno


“It's easier to act your way into a new way of thinking, than think your way into a new way of acting.” - Jerry Sternin


"The Toyota System believes that the probability of winning competitions depends on how much human intelligence is incorporated into a strategy. Do not just read a book and do as it says. Do it better than that by utilizing your own craftiness. That is the Toyota Way." - Yoshihito Wakamatsu


"Don't wait for the perfect moment. Take the moment and make it perfect." - Unknown

Published in Wisdom of Senseis