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The Toyota Way (#CleanTechnica Occasional #BookClub)

March 3rd, 2018 | by Matthew Klippenstein

With the Toyota Production System making a guest appearance on the latest Tesla quarterly conference call, this is as good time as any to review what TPS – often referred to as “lean manufacturing” or simply “lean” – actually is. And what better way to do so than to read The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer? The Toyota Way is one of the most influential books about this manufacturing approach — or system of approaches


Tesla’s Rocket Problem, & What Would You YIMBY?

February 13th, 2018 | by Matthew Klippenstein

Tesla’s rocket problem is that Elon Musk’s companies are simply great with challenging stuff, but challenged greatly by simple stuff. Well, that may be a bit too cliche — his companies are also good at simple stuff — but the little details can often jam up otherwise world-changing plans



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