Conversations with Taiichi Ohno

Conversations with Taiichi Ohno: Management Insights for the Digital Age is a fictional conversation between the author and Taiichi Ohno that explores the purpose and meaning of the Toyota Production System and how it anticipated today’s digital age.

Ohno’s remarkable work and his unique way of thinking created a new management system that will energize and strengthen corporate digital transformation.

Learn why the Toyota Production System is more relevant in the 21st century than it was in the 20th century and how it will help your company survive and prosper in the digital age.

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Book Details

Conversations with Taiichi Ohno: Management Insights for the Digital Age

by Bob Emiliani
The CLBM, LLC, South Kingstown, RI, USA

210 pages • ISBN 978-0-9898631-8-6 • June 2017 • Price $25.00

Contents
Preface
Introduction
Day 1 Conversation
  Sellers’ and Buyers’ Markets
  Kaizen
  Speed of Improvement
  Cost Reduction
  Respect for Humanity
Day 2 Conversation
  Japanese Language
  Learn from Nature
  Leading TPS
  Illusion of Knowledge
  Developing People
Day 3 Conversation
  Excuses
  Growing Sales
  Pursuit of Scale
  Flow
Day 4 Conversation
  Training and Practice
  Stagnation vs. Evolution
  School and Work
  Turning Words into Action
  Why Not Apologize?
Day 5 Conversation
  Automation and Kaizen
  Human and Artificial Intelligence
Final Thoughts
Further Reading
About the Author