I’ve mentioned this book before, coming out Nov 1, it’s called How Toyota Became #1: Leadership Lessons from the World’s Greatest Car Company.
I had the exciting chance to have dinner tonight with the author, David Magee. I have, in my possession, four autographed copies of the book, courtesy of David. One is claimed by a Lean Blog reader who volunteered to do an early review (and I’m keeping one for myself so I can review it). I still need to think of a contest or a way to give away the other two books. Maybe a copy goes to someone who comes up with a reader contest idea!
It’s ironic and probably somewhat insignificant, in the big picture, that I got these copies on the day when headlines said “GM regains #1 position over Toyota” (link to a CNN article). That’s probably a short-term blip rather than a wholesale shift in the industry, don’t you think?
Here are David’s previous books(also available through amazon.com). Ignore the one on orthopedics, different author!
Thanks for reading! I’d love to hear your thoughts. Please scroll down to post a comment. Click here to be notified about posts via email. Learn more about Mark Graban’s speaking, writing, and consulting.