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Today Would Have Been Taiichi Ohno’s 100th Birthday

Hat tip to John Shook and the Lean Enterprise Institute for pointing this out via his email newsletter – today would have been the 100th birthday of Taiichi Ohno, usually credited as one of the creators of the Toyota Production System, the basis for “Lean.” See his profile on Wikipedia – Taiichi Ohno (February 29, 1912 [...]
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