Its Meaning and Creation
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex. . . . It takes a touch of genius—and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from our past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
—Dale E. Turner
The underlying principle of lean is a customer-driven philosophy for organizationwide continuous or ongoing improvement and waste elimination. Improvement, or kaizen, which roughly translates as good (zen) change (kai), necessitates doing ...