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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

Tony Ferraro | August 12, 2013 | Kaizen | Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma



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

Tony Ferraro | June 24, 2013 | Kaizen | Kaizen


10 Continuous Improvement Strategies that Work!

10 Continuous Improvement Strategies that Work!

Continuous improvement is the task of frequently seeking out ways to improve processes, products, or services. However, it is important to remember that persistence and perseverance are vital when it comes to the ongoing and ever-changing task of continuous improvement. For instance, when cell phones first came out they were oversized, bulky, offered less than

Mike Wilson | April 17, 2013 | Safety Solutions | 5S, Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, Kanban, Lean Manufacturing, Organized Workplace, Six Sigma, Tool Organization






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

Mike Wilson | September 20, 2012 | Kaizen | Continuous Improvement, Kaizen


3 Tips to Help Develop a Strong Lean Culture in Your Workplace

3 Tips to Help Develop a Strong Lean Culture in Your Workplace

Attempting to implement and sustain any new plan, including Lean, in a factory or even an office can meet a lot of resistance or bitterness, depending on the climate of your work environment and the attitudes of your employees or coworkers.  Management almost always needs to be involved and educated on both the production processes

Mike Wilson | September 4, 2012 | Lean | Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, Lean Culture, Lean Manufacturing


Different Options in Safety Line Marking Materials

Different Options in Safety Line Marking Materials

Safety floor marking in any industrial facility can attract your attention since these are specifically regulated to do so. These markings are meant to promote safety and good working conditions as a part of the company’s 5s or Kaizen program that aim to improve business and the workplace by dealing with things like waste reduction,

Mike Wilson | September 3, 2012 | Floor Marking | 5S, Facility Marking, Floor Marking, Kaizen, OSHA, Safety, Workplace Safety