Toyota

May 14, 2019

Is your organisation living Lean Values?

For many years now we have been supplied with a rich volume of literature, much of it originating in the United States, on lean practices and principles as exemplified by the Toyota organisation. From ‘Lean…

September 27, 2017

Toyota Ireland launches face-it down app

In keeping with is core value of safety first, Toyota Ireland has launched it’s free “Face It Down” app for iPhone and Android which is designed to save lives on Irish Roads. Supported by the…

September 8, 2017

A brief history of The Toyota Way

An oldie but goodie, his 15min video highlights the history and development of the Toyota production system. It shows clearly the inventiveness of the Toyota family, and their active encouragement of innovation and teamwork amongst Toyota employees.…

July 25, 2017

How to Change a Culture: Lessons from the Toyota / GM collaboration

In 1983 Toyota hired John Shook to head up its joint venture with General Motors, to be based in California. GM wanted to wanted to put an idle plant and work force back on line. Toyota faced…