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The Japanese call it nemawashi nimah-wash-ee, a word drawn from the practice of bonzai, and which means “preparing to plant.”
Neglecting nemawashi is considered a foolish and sure way to walk into failure.
There is just as much maintenance applicability in other TPS tools, including 5-S, hoshin, jidoka, jishuken, kanban, nemawashi, poka-yoke and yokaten.
Toyota way principle: Possibly nemawashi, management by fact, visual management?