This slide deck provides a summary of the famous “Toyota Way” and process framework for continuous improvement. It can be used in any industry not specifically manufacturing where it originated with the “Toyota Production System”.
In any business function, a thoughtful process driven approach can be used for continuous improvement of operations. It can highlight and reduce “non value added” tasks to improve efficiency. The problem solving approach using “PDCA” or “Plan, Do, Check, Adjust” is an evergreen tool.
Reference Reading: The Toyota Way to Continuous Improvement by Jeffrey K. Liker and James K. Franz
Toyota Culture by Jeffrey K. Liker and Michael Hoseus
The Toyota Way by Jeffrey K. Liker
The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership by Jeffrey K. Liker and Gary L. Convis