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The Toyota TemplateThe Toyota Template:The Plan for Just-In-Time and Culture Change Beyond Lean Tools

Much has been written about Toyota over the last 30 years focusing on both its products (superior vehicles), and its operational excellence based on its Toyota Production System (TPS). The Toyota Template details the critical concepts and methods that Taiichi Ohno implemented in developing the Toyota Production System. This book is different, however, regarding the parallels it draws between Toyota’s pre-TPS condition and companies today who are attempting to become more efficient and Lean.

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Human Factors for Automated VehiclesHandbook of Human Factors for Automated, Connected, and Intelligent Vehicles

This new handbook serves a diverse community of stakeholders, including human factors researchers, transportation engineers, regulatory agencies, automobile manufacturers, fleet operators, driving instructors, vulnerable road users, and special populations. It provides information about the human driver, other road users, and human–automation interaction in a single, integrated compendium in order to ensure that automated, connected, and intelligent vehicles reach their full potential.

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Key Titles

1st Edition
Understanding A3 Thinking: A Critical Component of Toyota's PDCA Management System
USD $44.95
March 07, 2008 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9781563273605
Hardback
184 Pages


1st Edition
Toyota Kaizen Methods: Six Steps to Improvement
USD $54.95
October 19, 2010 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9781439838532
Paperback
154 Pages

1st Edition
The 7 Kata: Toyota Kata, TWI, and Lean Training
USD $58.95
June 22, 2012 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9781439880777
Paperback
191 Pages


1st Edition
Toyota’s Global Marketing Strategy: Innovation through Breakthrough Thinking and Kaizen
USD $39.95
August 18, 2017 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9781138059412
Hardback
184 Pages

1st Edition
The Toyota Kaizen Continuum: A Practical Guide to Implementing Lean
USD $46.95
August 29, 2011 by Productivity Press
ISBN: 9781439846049
Paperback
218 Pages