Recently I am cornered frequently by beleaguered lean change agents eager to show me their scars inflicted by re-energized resistors. Lean naysayers have seized the Toyota crisis to resist change, admonishing: "You've been telling us to 'be like Toyota.' Look at them now!"
Don't lose heart.
Let's remember why we have sought to learn from Toyota in the first place. We don't study and seek to adapt Toyota's ways........link to the article