Developing Employees: Nuts and Bolts of the Lean House

Christi Beck-Levicki Blog

As depicted in fig. 1 of the Lean House, the all-encompassing philosophy of a lean system is People.  In fact, a Lean System cannot be accomplished without the engagement of all employees in the lean undertaking. At the center of the Toyota Production System, the overriding principle for Toyota’s employees is “respect for people”. With Lean, it is understood that …