The Japan Human Relations Association (JHRA) is leading the quick and easy kaizen efforts throughout Japan with its training programs, workshops, and publications. JHRA only promotes quick and easy kaizen. They dropped all of the other HR functions for they believe that quick and easy kaizen is the best way to develop human resources within a company. 





Tôhoku Oki Electric Co.

At Tôhoku Oki Electric Co., the suggestion system is the center of their success and leads all of their improvement efforts. The company gets 570 suggestions per employee per year (app. 1.5 written ideas per employee per workday).





Kaizen Time at Canon

Canon employees offer around 50 improvement ideas per year per employee.

In some Canon plants, the foremen are told to set aside the half-hour as Kaizen time – time to do nothing but thinking improvement in the workshop.

The foremen use this period to identify problems and work on Kaizen programs. Factories are advised not to hold meetings during this 30-minute period, and foremen should not even answer the telephone then.


Canon Production System (CPS)

Canon's Suggestion System

5Ss at Canon

Cannon Creates a New Market Niche

Toyota Production System (TPS)





Fidelity Investments

At Fidelity Investments commitment to Kaizen is reflected in its performance management and compensation systems. Each fall, Fidelity companies establish business goals for the coming business year. These goals are tiered through the company's various divisions down to the individual manager level. Many of these goals are focused on improvements in existing products or processes... More


Problem Solving Successful Examples

STRIDES Problem Solving Method

American vs. Russian Approach

Toyota 7-step Process







Since invention and launch of this inspirational Business e-Coach
in 2001,
I has been improving it continuously – every day – both radically and incrementally.

  KoRe Life-Business e-Coach by Dr. VadiK - higher, deeper, wider intelligence





Fun4Biz is a vertical social network – it helps people grow as creative entrepreneurs.

The primary goal of the Fun4Biz suggestion system is to improve people, to unlock their creative power and make continuous improvement an enjoyable habit... More

  Advanced suggestion system Fun4Biz social netowrk





At Innompic Games  that help people grow as loving creators,
we ask participants what could be done better next time.

Each participant is invited to give
three suggestions.

  Innompic Games the Art of Innovation A-to-Z/360 suggestion system