Busting Myths About Just in Time: The Implications for Healthcare Supply Chains

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Links to Items Referenced in the Webinar

PLANET MONEY — Episode 987: The Race To Make Ventilators

Taleb Says ‘White Swan' Coronavirus Was Preventable

Bill Gates TED Talk

Just-in-Time Inventories Make U.S. Vulnerable in a Pandemic


Lean Hospitals, by Mark Graban

Basic Math Says Healthcare Workers Are Not Stealing Masks

“Just-in-time” manufacturing model challenged by COVID-19

Toyota Corporation page on the Toyota Production System

Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production by Taiichi Ohno

The Toyota Way Fieldbook by Liker and Meier

A Study of the Toyota Production System: From an Industrial Engineering Viewpoint by Shigeo Shingo

Blog post about weaving looms:

Why COVID-19 is hitting us now — and how to prepare for the next outbreak

Strategic National Stockpile website

Lean is not cost cutting:

Japan Earthquakes Rattle Toyota’s Vulnerable Supply Chain

Measures of Success by Mark Graban