Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense, Low-Cost Approach to Management

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Mcgraw-hill, Mar 1, 1997 - Business & Economics - 384 pages
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When it comes to making your business more profitable and successful, don't look to re-engineering for answers. A better way is to apply the concept of kaizen, which mean making simple, common-sense improvements and refinements to critical business processes.The result: greater productivity, quality, and profits achieved with minimal cost, time, and effort invested. In this book, you discover how to maximize the results of kaizen by applying it to gemba--business processes involved in the manufacture of products and the rendering of services--the areas of your business where, as the author puts it, the "real action" takes place.

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In this sequel to his popular business/quality management book, Kaizen: The Key to Japan's Competitive Success (1986), Imai offers a step forward--continuous improvement (kaizen) applied to the ... Read full review

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Good book. Easy to read & understand. Presents the basic principles of Kaizen (Rapid Improvement Events) & how to apply LEAN SIX-SIGMA in any area: manufacturing, healthcare, education & other areas. Gemba Kaizen is constant improvement & learning to learn! Develops self-disciplined employees, engaged management at all levels & increased productivity. Read it. It will change the way you think. 

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