Home ] Up ] Contents Page ] Search Page ] Feedback Page ] Sumbit a Site ]

Buy This Site!



Web-Site Visitor Statistics

Reader Offers

Coming Soon 


What is Kaizen? - In simple terms Kaizen is Japanese for ‘a change for better’ which results in ‘continuous improvement’. Kaizen ideology can be traced back to the 1980’s, Kaizen was first adopted in the West with the influx of Japanese car manufacturers brought a wave of new thinking.

Kaizen logic was first enshrined in written text with Masaaki Imai’s book ‘KAIZEN - The Key To Japan’s Competitive Success’(1996) this book showed what the fundamental Kaizen logic is. We shall be exploring the issues discussed in this text.

Kaizen uses the Japanese logic of bringing improvements internally from within the workplace, this goes against the European ethics of using external sources such as consultants to improve processes.

Back to Quality Strategies Main Menu

(c) eCommerce-Now.com  Est 08/00 - Last Updated 28/05//2001