If you are looking for further information on this subject, a recommended reading list is included below.

  • Bicheno, John, and Matthias Holweg. The Lean Toolbox (4th Edition). Picsie Books, 2008.
  • Bodek, Norman, and Taiichi Ohno. Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production. Productivity Press, 1988.
  • Franz, James K., and Jeffery Liker. The Toyota Way to Continuous Improvement: Linking Strategy and Operational Excellence to Achieve Superior Performance. McGraw-Hill, 2011.
  • Jones, Daniel T., and James P. Womack. Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation. Free Press, 2003.
  • Jones, Daniel T., Daniel Roos, and James P. Womack. The Machine That Changed the World. Free Press, 1990.
  • Ohno, Taiichi. Taiichi Ohno’s Workplace Management (Special Edition). McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012.