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Decoding the DNA of the Toyota Production System

Steven J. Spear and H. Kent Bowen
9/1/1999

Steven Spear and H. Kent Bowen explain in the Harvard Business Review how the Toyota Production System can be tightly choreographed and supple. The key is that Toyota's operations are a series of controlled experiments based on the scientific method. (Follow the link for how to obtain the full article from HBR.)