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Masaaki Imai born in Tokyo, Japan Worked at the Japan Productivity Center

Traveled Internationally with Shoichiro Toyoda
and Taiichi Ohno

Founded Kaizen Institute in Japan, Switzerland

Americas (USA) - late 80’s

European (UK) & Asia-Pac (Japan) - early 90’s

Wrote the book Kaizen

Wrote the book GEMBA Kaizen Global merger with Gemba Research Expansion to +30 countries
1930 1955 1962 1985 1997 2011 Today


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