kaizenStrategy - Kaizen is a Japanese word that means...

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Kaizen is a Japanese word that means ‘continuous process improvement' in English ("The Art," n,.d.). The Kaizen strategy is based on the assumption that employees are the right people to determine improvement opportunities because they are constantly involved in implementing processes. The Kaizen strategy necessitates that everyone in the organization puts in never- ending efforts towards the improvement of current processes. It involves small continuous improvements and is aimed at a change for the better. It is about stimulating productivity improvement and seeing it as an ongoing process in the organization. It is a practice-based approach which prepares the grounds to create a culture of improvement. The Kaizen process can be seen as a way of life, or at the very least, a cultural approach towards quality improvement. Kaizen philosophy can be implemented by involving employees and having them effect improvements. Below is how the Kaizen strategy of continuous improvement can be implemented in a quick and
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course BUSINESS 1 taught by Professor Rahoo during the Spring '11 term at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

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