Creating Social Value Blog / Tag: Greater Boston Food Bank

The Lewis Institute

Lean for Social Innovation: People Are Our Most Valuable Resource

By Wiljeana Jackson Glover, Assistant Professor of Technology, Operations and Information Management at Babson College. This post is the first in our Spring 2016 series that explores how the Toyota Production System (TPS) philosophy “people are our most valuable resource” is applied in real time at The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) by students in…

The Lewis Institute

Lean for Social Innovation: Yes to TPS

By Wade Vincent, Toyota Production System advisor. This post is part of a series that explores how Toyota Production System (TPS) concepts are applied in the nonprofit sector to support social innovation. Posts include the opinions of thought leaders and Babson student perspectives. I have worked for Toyota for 15 years in many capacities –…

The Lewis Institute

Lean for Social Innovation: Students and Toyota Activate Social Change

By Wiljeana Jackson Glover, Assistant Professor of Technology, Operations and Information Management at Babson College. This post is the first in a series that explores how Toyota Production System (TPS) principles were applied at the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) to support social innovation. Posts include the opinions of thought leaders and Babson student perspectives.…