Led by a new breed of companies - Toyota, Wal-Mart, and Southwest Airlines - a powerful, yet unexpected mindset is reshaping the rules for business competitiveness. By using Lean Dynamics - based on the now famous Toyota Production System - companies everywhere can thrive in virtually any environment.
In Going Lean, listeners will learn how to:
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This author repeats himself over and over again, throughout the book, throughout the chapters, until you finally decide to stop listening. Basically this book provides some vague notions about lean dynamics and is referencing Southwest Airlines and Toyota in every paragraph - without actually touching any specifics. Honestly, this book was a waste of my time and I would not recommend it to anyone.
Photographer at large
I have read almost every book on LEAN and this one makes a few points but is really hard to follow and apply to the every day running of a business.
No real applicable take aways...
A must read, takes lessons from history and explains it to us all. The reasons of successes and failures of companies in aerospace, auto
airlines and retail.
"the Voice it is not"
I would listen to another or possible buy the book
A lot. the voice was so Droll and on a subject that's not full of excitment it's just pain full. it was like being in the longest drollest lecture I'd ever been in... and I only got 20 mins in.
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