Lean is a trip and not a destination!
The Toyota Way defines the culture that Toyota sets up within its teams.
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.
Développé par W. E. Deming, les 14 principes développent un ensemble de bonnes pratiques managériales pour aider les entreprises à augmenter la qualité et la productivité.
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.
A founding character of the term lean, Womack and Jones propose their version of the mindset necessary for effective implementation of lean.
Always with the aim of demonstrating that Kaizen is above all a state of mind, we can find a list of 10 states of kaizen minds diffused very widely on many sites.