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Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

June 2014    |    Volume: 46    |    Number: 6

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News, trends & tactics in the June 2014 issue of Industrial Engineer 

Simple flexibility

Toyota reminded that kaizen is done by people, not machines
A funny thing happened on Toyota’s way toward assembly lines run by big, complicated automation. Company leaders discovered that such Rube Goldberg-like contraptions don’t fit well with the philosophy of continuous improvement.


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