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How to Overcome a Possible Economic Recession with Continuous Improvement

February 2, 2023

At the outset of 2023, concerns about economic conditions and a possible worsening recession are top of mind for most business leaders....

Kaizen: The Japanese Approach to Continuous Improvement

December 29, 2022

In the business management context, continuous improvement means a never-ending effort to identify and eliminate the root causes of...

What is Kanban? A Quick Guide to Visualized Improvement

October 20, 2022

There are dozens of tools and techniques used by organizations to support their continuous improvement efforts. The most successful...

The Manager's Guide to Productive Kaizen Training

September 20, 2022

Kaizen is a way of thinking that embraces the ideas of seeking perfection and engaging in continuous improvement. Organizations prosper...

The 5 M’s of Kaizen for Managers

September 8, 2022

We often describe Kaizen as a way of looking at the world rather than a prescription for how to achieve positive change. Kaizen thinkers...

What is a Kaizen Event? Your Roadmap Rapid Improvement

March 23, 2022

Known in Lean and Six Sigma circles as Kaizen events, rapid improvement sprints or blitzes are an impactful way to implement improvement...

What is Kaizen? A Mindful System of Quality Improvement

March 21, 2022

We’ve written quite a bit about the definition of Kaizen, but today, I thought it would be an interesting challenge to reflect on how I...

Top Reasons to Consider a Digital 5S Tool

November 18, 2021

The 5S technique is part of a broader set of management practices known as visual management or visual control. Although these tools are...

The Vital Role of Electronic Kaizen at Toyota Memorial Hospital

September 16, 2021

Lean or the Toyota Production System often gets an unfair rap for being "anti-technology." Some of this mindset results from the old debate...