Tag Archives: Toyota Production Systems

Schools and Bureaucracy: Empower Your People; Chrysler Does — Part C

Summary: A program to provide extra help to struggling students in one school shows the potential inherent in staff/administration cooperative planning. Among the casualties of recession driven budget cuts in our school was the after school activity bus, admittedly a … Continue reading

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School Bureaucracy: The Flattening of Structure: Muda, Muri, and Mura

Building on last week’s introduction to the history of the Toyota revival following the Second World War, and its use of the thinking of Edward Deming, this post explores some of the managerial concepts that have been key ingredients to … Continue reading

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School Bureaucracy: The Flattening of Structure — Deming, Toyota, and Lean Management

Summary: A look at management philosophies from the corporate world that encourage worker input. So it is the New Year, and we are back in our traces. Vacation in the Florida sun still warms the Northwest gloom to which we’ve … Continue reading

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