What Christian Leaders can Learn from Lean

Andrew Parris and Don Pope note some striking parallels between Lean and Christian/biblical principles, even though Lean has roots in Buddhist and Japanese teachings and culture. Through “tireless experimentation” the founders of Lean discovered timeless and universal principles that produced tangible results. Toyota systematized these principles and practices a management system that we now call […]

Making Process Planning Cool Again

Through the Toyota Production System Support Center (TSSC), a nonprofit within the auto company, Toyota shares its TPS methods with all kinds of organizations — including donating their expertise to other nonprofits.  They only work with an organization if the executive team is committed to adopting TPS methods wholeheartedly. They invest for the long term. It’s […]

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