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