ISBN 9781259005404,The Toyota Way To Lean Leadership

The Toyota Way To Lean Leadership



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9781259005404

ISBN-10 1259005402


Number of Pages 320 Pages
Language (English)


Despite the fact that companies worldwide have adopted Lean production, none has sustained the same levels of excellence as Toyota. Why? Leadership. In The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership, Jeffrey Liker and Gary L. Convis, a former Executive Vice President at Toyota, help executives and senior managers get employees to refocus their efforts?from simply performing their singular function to delivering value across all functions. Case studies from Toyota clearly illustrate the methods that create powerful, effective Lean leadership. About The Author Jeffrey K. Liker is Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan and a teacher and consultant through Liker Lean Advisors. Gary L. Convis is a former President and CEO of, and current consultant to, Dana Holding Corporation.