Quotes in lean manufacturing

The frequency of leadership going to the gemba is inversely proportional to the number of walls separating them from the gemba.

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The name “kanban” came after we had been using the concept for a while. We came up with the name when we were preparing to undergo the audit for the Deming Prize in 1964.

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Two resources, largely untapped in American organizations, are potential information and employee creativity


Top management should publish a resolution that no one will lose his job for contribution to quality and productivity.


There is not a day I don't think about what Dr. Deming meant to us. Deming is the core of our management.