Importance of Having Kaizen Events

A Kaizen event is a planned process which is focused on the improvement of a specific part of the business.  Ideally this should be done focusing on getting rapid results for a very specific problem or opportunity.  Having these changes put in place quickly and supported by  the people who will be using them in an ongoing way will help businesses in a wide range of different ways. Kaizen events can change from business to …

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10 Strategies for Continuous Improvement

10 Strategies for contiuous Improvement

I put together this quick overview of 10 Strategies For Continuous Improvement to help simplify and clarify how easily it might be for you or your group to start implementing these time-proven techniques for improving the bottom line of your organization. Of course there is so much depth to this subject, but the purpose of this slideshow was to be a starting point. Check it out, choose one strategy that makes sense for your particular …

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Defining The Kaizen Event In Lean Management

Consistency is a very good and vital feature in any business environment. However, it also important to note that consistency should not be used as an exclusive metric, as it will always conflict with similar methods most of the time. That’s why it’s very important to have a change in technique or style once in a while – in other words to break the consistency for the sake of improvement. You should ensure that the …

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Different Variables Often Considered In The Kanban System

Kanban, also known as Kamban, is a system commonly used by an organization to help them manages their level of production. It is a term that is commonly misinterpreted by those people who don’t properly understand it. Trying to implement the Knban system without fully understanding it can lead to a lot of setback and negative results which are not good for the overall development of the organization. It is therefore very important for one …

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Implementing The Kaizen Philosophy In Normal Life

A lot of people often associate the kaizen philosophy with organizations and companies, but not on a personal level. But quite to the contrary, the kaizen philosophy is actually NOT restricted to just helping organizations and companies experience continuous improvements and growth. This is because the kaizen philosophy can also be very practically implemented in every day life. This is because the normal routines in your life that keep you going, can be compared to …

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Selecting The Right Team During A Kaizen Event Or Kaizen Process

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The kaizen event is a very good way of solving existing problems within any department or organizations. This is because it mostly involves bringing about rapid change and improvement. You should however ensure if your organization or department has the right scheme or mechanism whereby the kaizen event process can either be implemented or practiced. Identifying whether the kaizen process or kaizen event is the right tool for your organization will prevent any complications that …

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Vital Tools And Elements Required When Implementing The Kaizen Process

The kaizen process is by itself an ideal methodology of management. It consists of techniques that can be used in any organization to bring about positive change. It is a method that was initially used by the Japanese to influence the type of development experienced in some of their institutions and organizations. The Kaizen Event Can Be Used By Organizations To Identify certain values within the company that bring about change. This will enable the …

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Total Quality Management And Kaizen Principles In Lean Management

TQM (total quality management) is among the key tools that are often used to facilitate the implementation of the kaizen process. It’s a form of management policy that can be used to work alongside the kaizen principles. Total quality management can be describes as a kaizen process that engages everybody in the workplace. This includes every single person from the highest ranking manager to the simple worker or employee. It’s actually a method of ensuring …

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Utilizing The Right Tools To Implement The Kaizen Process

The kaizen process a number of tools to facilitate it in bringing about continuous improvement. These tools were also used by the Japanese to implement the kaizen concept. Some of the tools that were used include Histograms Pareto diagrams Charts Control graphs Sheets All these tools are very vital in ensuring that the kaizen process is properly implemented. Organizations that utilize the process are fully aware that the improvement experienced can either be small or …

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