Lean Production Simplified is a plain language guide to the lean production system. The book is organized around a central image: the 'house of lean production', which will help the reader grasp the system and the factors that animate it. Additionally, the book provides an insider's view of Toyota, and how this company continues to succeed. Features and Benefits: Connects directly to Toyota; First book on lean production written for the operator level; Emphasizes the lean process as a common-sense approach; Perfect book to keep on the floor as a quick reference guide. The author is a professional engineer, and educator with 20 years experience in manufacturing, public service, and consulting engineering. He developed his lean thinking skills on the shop floor of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, and working with lean masters in Japan and North America.