Toyota’s Spiritual Home – In Ohno’s Footsteps Part 1

Whilst leading a recent Japan Study tour, our party were stationed in Nagoya for a few days, prior to heading to Tokyo. Nagoya is pretty [...]

Toyota’s Spiritual Home – In Ohno’s Footsteps Part 2

Picking up from where I left on the previous post, we were now being guided through the museum hall, getting a crash course on some [...]

The Lean Advent Calendar – Step One

OK so I have had an inspiration, helped largely by my friend Lesley who makes her own Advent Calendars for friends and family. I love [...]

On The Second Day Of Christmas – Dec 2

So here we are, Dec 2 already and for today’s Lean musing, the number 2 represents the fact that true lean thinkers believe that management [...]

On The Third Day – 3rd Dec

This one is pretty obvious…the Three M’s of course! MUDA The Japanese word for “Waste” or “Useless”. Whenever we see MUDA we must seek to [...]