Open Letter to a Business CEO

Business Chief Executive Officer

Dear CEO:

Some Benefits of the Toyota Production System

Let me paint a picture of your future organization after implementing the expertise of the Toyota Production System. The advantages of a maniacal  focus on processes:

  • Above all, everyone in the organization is directed toward success
  • The Business System Has Profound Knowledge of its System with Value Streams
  • Kata Continuous Improvement, Policy Propagation, and Realization:
    • 11 ideas per Year by all Employees
    • All ideas in a system-controlled direction
    • Creates a culture of winning
  • $280,000 net income per employee
  • Adopt Kanban or Toyota’s Pull Methodology
  • Integrate with your Strategic Suppliers for Just-in-Time deliveries
    • Above all, organize your suppliers into at least 7 categories:
      • Tier 1: Strategic and deliver Just-in-Time,
      • Tier 2: Strategic and meeting Sigma Performance Requirements,
      • Tier 3: Strategic and desired Just-in-Time deliveries,
      • Tier 4: Strategic and not meeting Sigma Performance Requirements,
      • Tier 5: Not Strategic and Just-in-Time,
      • Tier 6: Not strategic and not meeting Sigma Requirements, and
      • Tier 7: Not Strategic and meeting Sigma Requirements.
  • Using Toyota Production System tools to utilize 9 Competitive Advantages, and
  • so on
Bring in Lean Six Sigma
  1. Increase process velocity,
  2. Decrease process costs, and
  3. Increase process quality.
Get Credit for Effort Performed

Apply for a Baldrige Performance Excellence Award for Process Excellence. Part of this process is self-reflection and part is to helpfully get support from the Baldridge Organization.

In Summary

The Toyota Production System is a 6+ Sigma System and there’s no reason how come your Business Organization cannot strive for that level of performance. This will position you to receive a Malcolm Baldrige Award (indicating the realization of Operational Excellence, a competitive advantage). The above list is but a short summary of how your future Business Organization will function. The time to start is now.

Sincerely,

Jim FitzGerald

Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

844-575-9210

www.BuildYourTPS.com

www.LeanBusiness.co

www.World-Innovators.com

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