Heard of kaizen? How about muda? Toyota has a lot to teach us

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A column that summarizes a San Antonio visit by Masaaki Imai. The talk was prompted by the upcoming Toyota assembly plant there. The article also has information about the new plant and links to recent articles about Toyota’s plans.

A highlight from Imai: “…half of everyone’s job is to maintain performance level. The other half is to seek improvement, something that Toyota assembly plant applicants in San Antonio can expect to learn.”

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Mark Graban's passion is creating a better, safer, more cost effective healthcare system for patients and better workplaces for all. Mark is a consultant, author, and speaker in the "Lean healthcare" methodology. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent project is an book titled Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus.

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