Why Kaizen Fails

[tps_header]It’s true – the majority of attempts to apply kaizen, the Japanese management concept of continuous improvement, fail, and fail miserably; read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]Why Kaizen Fails[/tps_title] Now don’t get me wrong,...

10 Kaizen Event Steps For Lasting Change

[tps_header]Knowing the Kaizen Event steps is the first step to attaining lasting change in an organization. Having a successful Kaizen Event is certainly no accident; indeed, it requires considerable planning, cooperation and commitment. However, this is often one of...

Lean Manufacturing And Kaizen Cycle Time

[tps_header]If your manufacturing team can focus on only one kaizen project at a time, then let it be the reduction of total build/test cycle time. There just isn’t any other more important success factor to pursue than Cycle Time Management; read...

Advantages Of A Kaizen Blitz

[tps_header]The Kaizen Blitz is a powerful tool in the lean manufacturing process. The blitz enables quick results to occur and often is one of the first things companies do to begin their process; read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]The Kaizen Blitz[/tps_title]...