Planting Out – Summer Is On It’s Way!

After a bit of a wet and wild 10 days, the weather has improved and it’s time to plant out some of my early germinators [...]

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Every Picture Tells A Story

At one of my tour stops on my recent Japan study tour was to visit an automotive seating and trim supplier, mainly serving Mazda as [...]

On The Line At Lexus Part 1

Following on from my previous stories from my visit to the Toyota plant, lets pick up the tale as we head towards the Gemba. our [...]

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Toyota Recruits The Creme De La Creme?

So back to my Japan study mission last Nov. You recall from earlier stories, our guides managed to access “all areas” and this included a [...]

At Home With Toyota

During  recent Japan Study Tour I had the opportunity to visit a pavilion featuring a Toyota show home. For those of you that don’t know, [...]

Christchurch Earthquake – Visual Management

I’m in Christchurch this week and for those of you that don’t know,had a catastrophic earthquake in Feb 2011 and is now on the road [...]