In The Toyota Way, a senior executive from Toyota stated: “We get brilliant results from average people managing and improving brilliant processes. Our competitors get mediocre results from brilliant people managing around broken processes. They try to hire even more brilliant people. We’re going to win.”
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Books We Recommend
Good to Great “Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t” by Jim Collins
Toyota Production System “Beyond Large-Scale Production” by Taiichi Ohno
Getting the Right Things Done “A Leader’s Guide to Planning and Execution” by Pascal Dennis
Creating a Lean Culture “Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions” by David Mann
Who Moved My Cheese? “An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life” by Spencer Johnson, MD
Who’s Counting “A Lean Accounting Business Novel” by Jerrold M. Solomon
It’s Not Luck by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Zapp! “The Lightning of Empowerment” by William C. Byham, Ph.D.
Decoding the DNA of the Toyota Production System (Harvard Business Review) by Steven Spear and H. Kent Bowen