Kaizen for the Workplace and Personal Spaces

Kaizen for the Workplace and Personal Spaces

The strategy of Kaizen can be used in a workplace or even in the home. This is a great post for the beginner or the advanced Lean user. I would recommend checking out the article and exploring how Lean can help your company. “A Japanese management strategy called Kaizen roughly translates to “continuous slow improvement.” In the

Kaizen – 3 ‘G’ Principles

Kaizen – 3 ‘G’ Principles

Kaizen is a Japanese term for improvement, and is commonly uses as the basis for a methodology that is focused on continuous improvement for businesses. It is most commonly used in warehouse and manufacturing facilities where the goals of eliminating waste and improving efficiency are very important. While Kaizen as a whole is a very

What are the Best Kaizen Benefits?

What are the Best Kaizen Benefits?

Kaizen Methodology When looking for ways to improve a facility most managers will discover the concept of Kaizen. Kaizen is a Japanese term that means ‘a change for better’ or more commonly said, ‘continuous improvement.’ This is an ideology that has been growing in popularity since it first started back in the 1980’s when Japanese

Kaizen Tips from My Personal Experience

Kaizen Tips from My Personal Experience

Implementing Kaizen from My Experience Continuous improvement in the way a facility or entire company works is the heart of Kaizen. While the concept is fairly simple, the implementation can be extremely difficult. Even when companies begin using Kaizen strategies for a time, they often end up losing momentum and falling back into old habits.

Kaizen Continuous Improvement – Ten Tips

Kaizen Continuous Improvement – Ten Tips

Ten Tips to Help You with Your Kaizen Continuous Improvement Strategy The Kaizen methodology encourages ongoing efforts to ensure continuous improvement throughout a facility. This improvement can come in many forms including waste elimination, improved efficiency, safer work environments and much more. To simply say that a facility is employing Kaizen strategies, is essentially meaningless

Great Kaizen Idea – Kaizen by Inspiration

Great Kaizen Idea – Kaizen by Inspiration

The True Difference Between Kaizen and Kaizen by Inspiration When most companies today talk about Kaizen, they assume that this is just any effort that the company makes to help streamline processes, eliminate waste and hopefully improve profit margins. While that may be accurate in some sense, it is not a complete picture. When Kaizen

Talking Kaizen and Lean with Mark Hamel

Talking Kaizen and Lean with Mark Hamel

Mark Hamel In this week’s interview, we are highlighting the expertise of Mark Hamel, a leader in lean and six sigma implementation, as well as an established author and blogger. He authored a book entitled, “Kaizen Event Fieldbook” and is an avid blogger for kaizenfieldbook.com. In this interview he answers questions related to Kaizen and Lean

The Skepticism of Kaizen

The Skepticism of Kaizen

Kaizen continues to gain momentum as an exceptional tool for continuous improvement within many different employment sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, business management, etc. However, despite a positive track record the Japanese derived term “Kaizen” still comes under harsh criticism from many employees and managers alike. Many people just don’t believe such radical changes can

Kaizen – An Organizations Journey towards Perfection

Kaizen – An Organizations Journey towards Perfection

Quality and productivity in an ideal situation should always go hand in hand. However, where there is a pressure to perform they are always pitted against each other. Business managers are always under a lot of pressure to hit targets and increase their output; this has a resultant effect of compromised productivity. Customers, due to

An Overview on Kaizen Techniques

An Overview on Kaizen Techniques

Kaizen refers to betterment and continuous improvement in any area of process like manufacturing, business, nursing, management, etc. There are two elements of Kaizen: improvement and continuity. Successful implementation of this technique requires the contribution of all the workers in an organization. Every member has to be the asset of the organization. The use of

Why Rethink Business With Kaizen?

Why Rethink Business With Kaizen?

What is it? How can this help my company achieve higher goals? In an economy focused on regrowth and restructure, businesses all over are trying to innovate wherever they can. Kaizen can be the beginning of looking at business like never before. In a typical corporate structure top to bottom, the corporate level makes all