• A machine production system that was developed by Toyota to become more competitive. (TPS)
Autonomation describes a feature of machine design to affect the principle of jidoka.
• Jidoka is a method of production that keeps expenses lean by producing only what is needed avoiding abundance.
• Described as automation with a human touch or intelligent automation.

For instance, an ordinary worker can stop the work process at any moment if he or she suspects that inferior goods are being produced. Saving the company money and producing higher quality goods.

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