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Zenjidoka - A Simple Tool for a Complex Problem

Zenjidoka - A Simple Tool for a Complex Problem by Norman Bodek

"Had the tools of the Toyota Production System been extended from the factory floor worker to every employee who makes contact with the customer, Toyota could have dramatically reduced the resulting financial impact and human tragedy. ... Zenjidoka is a new word meaning "Total Jidoka." Instead of confining Jidoka to the factory floor, Zenjidoka extends Jidoka to every employee who has any contact with the end customer."

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