Employee Engagement, Leadership, Lean, Respect for People

How 200 Jobs Were Saved by Engaging Employees in Continuous Improvement

Have you ever wondered, "This employee engagement / continuous improvement stuff sounds great, but does it really work?" In my experience, the answer is a resounding "Yes." This is a story about how the right process indeed leads to the right results, and represents one of the most meaningful projects I have experienced in my… Continue reading How 200 Jobs Were Saved by Engaging Employees in Continuous Improvement

Leadership, Respect for People, Toyota

Why I Needed To Leave Toyota

Leaving Toyota was one of the most difficult and painful decisions I have ever made. Working there was a tremendous experience. I fit naturally into Toyota's deep-seated culture of continuous improvement, and found my values to be in totalĀ  alignment with the companies. The phrase, "Toyota builds people, not cars" was completely true. I was… Continue reading Why I Needed To Leave Toyota