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The 30-year Journey of Kaizen Institute

 

It has been 30 years since Masaaki Imai wrote "Kaizen: The Key to Japan’s Competitive Success (McGraw Hill 1986)”, and the founding of Kaizen Institute. Future historians will no doubt mark this date in 1986 as one of the turning points in the progression of quality, productivity, and labour-management relations. Indeed, we believe that KAIZEN, along with information technology and the globalization of supply chains and services, are the top three economic innovations of the 20th century and these will have made a lasting positive effect on the world economy into succeeding centuries.

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8 More Lean Concept Clarifications

Everyday conversations with lean learners and lean practitioners show issues of erosion of meaning. In fact we could list lightly-learned or misinterpreted lean management principles from A to Z, but in this article we focus on 8 misinterpreted lean principles.

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Review for our Webinar "Daily Standards for Lean Supervisors" 

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"Supervisors have challenging jobs responding to management, assisting associates, and responding to the often sudden challenges that emerge in safety, quality, and delivery. This is like being 'between a rock and hard place' for many supervisors." This is one of the reasons why our webinar "Daily Standards for Lean Supervisors", presented by Mike Wroblewski, Director of Kaizen Institute USA, was filled up quickly and received high remarks in a recent article from the IndustryWeek

IndustryWeek Kaizen Institute Webinar

Lean leanings 

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Short-term survival and long-term success for New Zealand businesses in the global economic
crisis using lean management practices from Auckland Today

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Kaizen Advanced Training

Kaizen College Advance Training Article
  • Advanced training – organized with kaizen methods
  • Success story kaizen College: Global growth of knowledge
  • Graduate Thesis by Lisa Kühhaas researching on the differences
  • between kaizen and the Six Sigma
  • Number of examined kaizen experts continuing to grow
  • kaizen Tour in Japan inspired participants

Kaizen Advanced Training Article

 

Kaizen Total Flow Management Model

Kaizen Total Flow Management Model
  • The TFM Management Model
  • Electrolux Italy: Creating the flow for Competitiveness
  • Siteco: Success is a Question of Strategy and Priorities
  • Masaaki Imai: The Flow is Essential to Become Lean
  • Kaizen College India
  • Introduction: Paul Xanthopoulos

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