Lean manufacturing Quotes SMS Collection

The man who will use his skill

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little

Fords success has startled the country almost

Ford’s success has startled the country, almost the world, financially, industrially, mechanically.  It exhibits in higher degree than most persons would have thought possible

If you dont know where are going

If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.  ~Lawrence J. Peter

There are many experts on how things

There are many experts on how things have been done up to now. If you think something could use a little improvement, you are

Waste is a tax on the whole

Waste is a tax on the whole people.  ~Albert W. AtwoodQSO

A bad system will beat a good

A bad system will beat a good person every time.  ~W. Edwards Deming

I shall try to correct errors when

I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors, and I shall adopt new views so fast as they appear to be

It is not the employer who pays

It is not the employer who pays the wages.  He only handles the money.  It is the product that pays the wages.  ~Henry Ford,

You must have long range goals to keep

You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures.  ~Charles C. Noble

Continuous improvement is not about the things

Continuous improvement is not about the things you do well – that’s work.  Continuous improvement is about removing the things that get in the

Invest a few moments in thinking it

Invest a few moments in thinking.  It will pay good interest.  ~Author UnknownQSO

It is not enough to be industrious

It is not enough to be industrious; so are the ants.  What are you industrious about?  ~Henry David Thoreau, letter to H.G.O. Blake, 16

Everything can be improved clarence w barron

Everything can be improved.  ~Clarence W. Barron

If all efficiency experts were laid end

If all efficiency experts were laid end to end – I’d be in favor of it.  ~Al Diamond

Your lean process should be a process

Your lean process should be a lean process.  ~Author Unknown

Different isnt always better but better is

Different isn’t always better, but better is always different.  ~Author Unknown

Dont waste time learning the 34tricks of

Don’t waste time learning the "tricks of the trade."  Instead, learn the trade.  ~James Charlton

We are too busy mopping the floor

We are too busy mopping the floor to turn off the faucet.  ~Author Unknown

Waste is worse than loss the time

Waste is worse than loss.  The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before

A corporation is a living organism it

A corporation is a living organism; it has to continue to shed its skin.  Methods have to change.  Focus has to change.  Values have

An environment where people have to think

An environment where people have to think brings with it wisdom, and this wisdom brings with it kaizen [continuous improvement].  ~Teruyuki Minoura

The first rule of any technology used

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency.  The second

Work expands so as to fill the

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.  ~C. Northcote Parkinson, 1958CTO