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, [...]

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 [...]

Toyota’s Belief – Human Treasure Not Resources

One of the highlights of our incredible journey on the Japan Kaizen Experience was Thursday 8th November. This day of course was significant as it [...]

Postcards From A Kiwi Summer

It seems we are heading into autumn with floods and torrential rain and in some cases no power and soggy carpets. However here’s a quick [...]