The Kaizen management originated in the best Japanese management practices and is dedicated to the improvement of productivity, efficiency, quality and, in general, of business excellence. The KAIZEN methods are internationally acknowledged as methods of continuous improvement, through small steps, of the economical results of companies. The small improvements applied to key processes will generate the major multiplication of the company’s profit, while constituting a secure way to obtain the clients’loyalty/fidelity. The KAIZEN management represents a solid,strategic instrument, with a view to reach and surpass the company’s objectives.
Kaizen means improvement, continuous improvement involving everyone in the organization from top management, to managers then to supervisors, and to workers. In Japan, the concept of Kaizen is so deeply engrained in the minds of both managers and workers that they often do not even realize they are thinking Kaizen as a customer-driven strategy for improvement
Kaizen is continuous improvement that is based on certain guiding principles:
- Good processes bring good results
- Go see for yourself to grasp the current situation
- Speak with data, manage by facts
- Take action to contain and correct root causes of problems
- Work as a team
- Kaizen is everybodys business
- And much more!