1 – Introduction to the mindset of Lean

Lean is a trip and not a destination! More than tools or modes of management, Lean is above all a mindset centered on the search for the best quality for the customer while minimizing the wastes (energy, material…). To be clear, it’s all Except Cost...

2 – The Toyota WAY

The Toyota Way defines the culture that Toyota sets up within its teams. Introduction The Toyota WAY is the source of the Lean system. Supported by 2 pillars,Continuous improvement and Respect for men, the Toyota WAY defines the vision of the company as well as the...

3 – The 14 principles of Toyota

In his book “The Toyota Way”, J. Liker proposes the 14 principles summarizing the state of mind of Toyota. Classified in 4 sections, the 14 principles form a whole with the sole purpose of setting up the precepts of the steps of continuous improvement....

4 – The 14 principles of the TQM

Developed by W. E. Deming, the 14 principles develop a set of good managerial practices to help companies increase quality and productivity. Principle 1 : Keep a firm eye on the goal of improving products and services This implies, in the short term, maintaining...

5 – The principles and concept of Masaaki IMAI

Masaaki IMAI, a world-renowned Sensei, put in place principles and concepts regarding the mindset and attitude that one must have in the context of a culture of continuous improvement. Masaaki IMAI, Japanese born in 1930, worked in Japan and the United States from the...

6 – The 5 principles of Womack and Jones

A founding character of the term lean, Womack and Jones propose their version of the mindset necessary for effective implementation of lean. Principle 1: Establish the utility or product or service desired by the “customer” Establish what is requested by...