Innovative manufacturers routinely encourage employees to generate ideas for improved products and processes. At Toyota, for instance, employees submit more than 700,000 implemented kaizen process improvement ideas every year.
A machine operator might propose a tool modification that would help increase the throughput rate, or a forklift driver might suggest that stacking containers in a different way could improve materials flow. [...]

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Sting, F.J, Fuchs, C, M. Schlickel (Maik), & Alexy, O.T. (2019). How to Overcome the Bias We Have Toward Our Own Ideas. Harvard Business Review, hbr.org(online). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/116472