Perspectives: TPS Troubles

Abstract:The fallout from the Toyota recalls was multifaceted, and the impact was felt in a variety of industries. One aspect of the automaker's culture that has made its way into just about every industry is the Toyota Production System (TPS). And when the recalls struck, some companies wondered whether they hitched their wagon to the wrong horse. In this Perspectives column, Steven C. Leggett tells organizations to have faith in the TPS and explains how to stay on the path to …

Access this article
Other ways to access this article
Please register to access this article

Social Bookmarking

Digg, delicious, NewsVine, Furl, Google, StumbleUpon, BlogMarks, Facebook



An excellent understanding of the whole lot of complex issues that face industries today. Very well written.
--Subramania Kannan, 05-25-2010


How about the problem with "over-outsourcing"?
--Balaji S. Reddie, 04-26-2010



--Merle, 04-17-2010


Featured advertisers