Lean Lessons: The Benefits of Kaizen and Kaizen Events

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Manos, Anthony   (ASQ)  

Quality Progress    Vol. 40    No. 2
QICID: 22574    February 2007    pp. 47-48

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Article Abstract

Kaizen is a Japanese word typically translated to "continuous improvement." Originally this word referred to subtle, gradual improvements that are made over time. A baseball analogy is hitting singles all game long to score runs.

Keywords

Kaizen, Kaizen events, Lean


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