Project Lean Enterprise Paris. May 10, 2006. Why Toyota Won & What Happens Next. James P. Womack Chairman, Lean Enterprise Institute. By the End of 2006…. Toyota will pass GM to become the highest volume motor vehicle manufacturer and the world’s largest manufacturing firm by sales.
May 10, 2006
Why Toyota Won & What Happens Next
James P. Womack
Chairman, Lean Enterprise Institute
As a result:
A complete business system, previously the world’s best, has been beaten by a better business system, which is the new world best practice.
Toyota’s method for:
Created overwhelming competitive advantage.
(And production operations may well be the least important of these!)
The simple problem of auto repair:
Dan Jones recently worked with a large car dealer in Portugal to test our hypotheses:
Win-win-win for consumer, provider & employees simply by mapping the process and applying lean principles!
Consumers must also:
This is time consuming and often frustrating.
A mobility provider:
For considerably lower total cost (to you and the provider) than current “mass consumption” methods.