“The Toyota Way Fieldbook: A Practical Guide for Implementing the 4Ps,” written by Jeffrey K. Liker
and David Meier
, is the follow up to the bestseller “The Toyota Way
.” The Fieldbook helps build on Toyota’s operating systems. The book details examples that have shown success for Toyota’s practices, and The Toyota Way Fieldbook explains what can help other companies and how they can develop systems similar to Toyota that can fit in to their unique styles. Beginning with a review of the principles Toyota uses, including the 4Ps (Philosophy, Processes, People and Partners, and Problem Solving), readers will then have the knowledge to develop a long-term philosophy for their company and transform take enterprise to the next level. Some of the strategies the book covers include defining the company, problem solving, leadership and having the right support people. Both authors have combined experience in order to provide in-depth knowledge on the success of Toyota and how to implement the strategies that led to that success.