Sustainable Growth Strategies:


Kaizen Mindset

Setting the Right Mindset and Business Environment

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Kaizen means "improvement". Kaizen strategy calls for never-ending efforts for improvement involving everyone in the organization. Kaizen Mindset is Kaizen's Starting Point. It sets the right mindset and business environment in a Continuous Improvement Firm (CIF)

Kaizen Mindset

Customer Care

Create Customer Value: 10 Matsushita Lessons

Customer Value Creation: Yin-Yang Strategies

8 Rules for Quality Management

  • Recognize that any corporation has problems and establish a corporate culture where everyone can freely admit these problems and suggest improvement.

Lean Enterprise: Kore 10 Tips




Quick and Easy Kaizen

Kaizen and TQM

Kaizen and Innovation

7 Conditions for Kaizen Implementation

Kaizen Culture

Kaizen Culture: 8 Elements

Continuous Improvement Firm (CIF)

3 Principles of Continuous Improvement

Efficiency Improvement

Productivity Improvement

Cross-functional Management (CFM)

Employee Empowerment

Idea Management

Continuous Improvement Quotes

Problem Solving

5 WHYs Process

7 Steps of Problem Solving at Toyota

Tips for Challenging Assumptions


Brainstorming Techniques

Brainstorming: 10 Rules

Suggestion Systems

Japanese-style Suggestion System

Fun4Biz Suggestion System

Lean Production

Just-in-Time (JIT)

Glossary Kaizen & Lean Production

Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Competitive Advantage: USA vs. Japan

Quality Management

Total Quality Management (TQM)

Business Processes

Enterprise-wide BPM

Modern IT-powered Value Chain

Best Practices and Success Stories

Canon Production System (CPS)

Canon Entering the USA Market

Fidelity Investments: Practicing Kaizen

Toyota Way: 14 Principles

Toyota Production System

JIT Implementation