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May 13, 2009 Global news

Orientation in bad times? – The TOYOTA-WAY

Interview with Dr. Jeffrey K. Liker 1) Can you tell us something about the role of leaders at Toyota? – we have learned that they should be mentors. What exactly happens at Toyota in terms of leadership? The most important role of a leader at Toyota is developing others.

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February 4, 2009 Global news

Less is more

In order to be competitive on saturated markets, many manufacturers (OEM) often find only one solution: they expand their range of products with new product variants thus trying to completely exhaust niches. Only few of them, however, have a reasonable variant and complexity management.

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February 28, 2008 Global news

Murfreesboro Gets Lean

Starting May 2007, MAHLE Filters in Murfreesboro (MFMB) began working with Staufen AG, a consulting firm out of Germany, to implement Lean Manufacturing. The goal is to establish worls-class production systems within MFMB. Initially this project is focusing on carbon canister production in Murfreesboro; however this philosophy will be rolled out plant-wide in 2008.

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Successful companies are future-oriented and anticipate major upheavals of tomorrow. With our magazine, we offer orientation and show how companies can overcome the challenges of widely diversified supply chains or the establishment of sustainable processes.

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In times of rapid, sometimes even disruptive change, an organization’s ability to adapt and change is the success factor par excellence. Without a finely tuned culture of change that promotes a pioneering spirit and personal responsibility, it will not be possible to successfully anticipate future developments. In our podcast, business leaders and innovators discuss the challenges ahead as well as new ways and opportunities to flexibly adapt to them.

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In our blog you will find insightful articles about the topics that drive us: Lean Management, Organizational Development, Digitalization, …

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