Lean Frontiers: Are they differences in getting middle management on board from getting executive management support?
Are there differences in getting middle management from executive management on board for 1) developing the lean enterprise and 2) direct engagement on their part? What are the differences, if any?
Posted on 9 mai 2015
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The Lean Edge: Are Toyota’s troubles really over? What lessons should we learn from this?

By The Lean Edge, - Last updated: dimanche, février 13, 2011
The US Department of Transportation has cleared Toyota of any safety issues beyond those identified and dealt with before the safety crisis. Yet Toyota has recognized internal difficulties in both growing too fast and not listening to customers enough. What should we learn from the whole episode?
Steven Spear

Steve Spear: Lessons from Toyota’s stumble

By Steven Spear, - Last updated: lundi, février 8, 2010
Long the quality and efficiency standard-setter, Toyota now has an ostrich-sized egg on its face — a problem with sticking accelerator pedals that led to global product recalls and a suspension of production and sales. There are important lessons to be learned from Toyota's stumble: Competitive success is fluid. It depends on continuously discovering better ways to do work. The capabilities to do this are powerful but fragile and need constant reinforcement. Relentless attention to their development can lead to great success; conversely, a loss in attention can have grave consequences. Please see the rest of the piece, "Learning from Toyota's Stumble http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2010/01/learning_from_toyotas_stumble.html I ...

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