Kaizen Teams


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Kaizen Teams
1011205Kaizen TeamsThe essence of Kaizen is simple and straightforward: Kaizen is the Japanese word for "continuous improvement" (Masaaki Imai). This improvement tool was introduced into the U.S. in the mid 1980s. Pratt & Whitney, General Electric, and a number of other U.S. companies were early practitioners. In Japan, Kaizen is the foundation for all improvement endeavors: TQM, Quality Circles, Quality Function Deployment, etc. The Japanese Kaizen process emphasizes continuous, ongoing improvement. If you wa…
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Thomas McCarty; Lorraine Daniels; Michael Bremer; Praveen Gupta: Six Sigma Black Belt Handbook (Six SIGMA Operational Methods). Kaizen Teams, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005), AccessEngineering Export