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The Japanese Strategy of
Continuous Improvement

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What is Kaizen?

Kaizen means "improvement".

Kaizen strategy calls for never-ending efforts for improvement involving everyone in the organization managers and workers alike.

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Every company could be made more efficient ‒ save resources, energy and increase production for everyone ‒ by following the Kaizen principles.


Key Practices

7 Conditions



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Everything can and should be improved ‒ look for improvement opportunities relentlessly

Vadim Kotelnikov, founder of 1000ventures - personal logo VadiK

Inventor Business e-Coach

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Two Parts of Kaizen Management

Cross-functional Management

Policy Deployment


Glossary    Quotes 

Areas Targeted by TQM in Japan

10 Kaikaku Tips




Employee Empowerment: Suggestion System

The Japanese management encourages employees to generate a great number of suggestions and works hard to consider and implement these suggestions, often incorporating them into the overall Kaizen strategy. The suggestion system is an integral part of an established management system that aims at involving employees in Kaizen... More








Kaizen and Corporate Culture

Kaizen is an integral part of corporate culture of a Continuous Improvement Firm (CIF). It requires continuous both conscious and sub-conscious thinking about improvements from everyone. Nurturing and effectively integrating Kaizen into corporate culture is not easy. It requires a sustained effort. But, as Toyota has demonstrated, it offers a more sustained competitive advantage... More




7 Goals of the Japanese Suggestion System

❶  Making the job easier

❷  Removing drudgery from the job

❸  Removing nuisance from the job

❹  Making the job safer

❺  Making the job more productive

❻  Improving product quality

❼  Saving time and cost... More






Vadim Kotelnikov advice quotes

Average ones compete with others.

Great ones compete with themselves.

Vadim Kotelnikov

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