In Gemba Kaizen, world-class quality expert Masaaki Imai focuses the result- boosting techniques of kaizen on the place where they’ll do the most good – gemba. 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, . Gemba Kaizen is constant improvement & learning to learn! Develops self- disciplined employees, engaged management at all levels & increased productivity.

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With all the different case studies Kaizen stories as a reader I can see how different industries can take advantage of Kaizen. Nov 16, Gina rated it it was amazing. Book itself is very dry, even with a Jan 09, Alex Devero rated it really liked it Shelves: Gemba Managers’ Roles and Accountability: Glad to pick up some new terms and concepts I did not know about 4M and 3P.

Write a review Rate this item: Small kaizen enhancements to these key operations will multiply into greater success and profits many times over. Trivia About Gemba Kaizen: He understands the steps required to make a company world-class and moving it from a result-oriented to process-oriented company.

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

Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Gemba Kaizen is driven by constant improvement and self-disciplined employees, with managers engaged at all levels of the workplace. Jan 14, Shane rated it really liked it Shelves: Strive for constant improvement.

The Ultimate Production System — Ch. FePalma rated it really liked it Feb 08, Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other kxizen. Instead, in Gemba Kaizen, Imai proves that these companies achieve phenomenal business success by doing many “little things” exceedingly well Because it’s a rating of a book, not of a method.

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

Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Very structured, directly referring to whole knowledge base accumulated by kaizen practitioners across Japanese industry leader companies – though very credible. Excellent overview of how to address manufacturing issues at their point of origin.

You already recently rated this item. English View all editions and formats Summary: Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Imai has authored books and articles, held lectures on kaizen, quality, leadership, Lean and other related management subjects, has consulted with global companies, introduced kaizen as a commonsense continuous improvement approach on every inhabited continent. Similar Items Related Subjects: Don’t have an account?

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Books by Masaaki Imai. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: You may have already requested this item. I highly recommend, and i believe the ideas are applicable in all kinds of businesses and situations.


Presents the basic principles of Gemba Kaisen as a philosophy with simple and practical applications to anyone in industry, academia, and even at a personal level.

Your rating has been recorded. Sep 02, Daniel Mtz rated it it was amazing. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. References to this book Lean Manufacturing: You may send this item to up to five recipients. The use cases were a bit repetitive, but I suppose that this repetitiveness helps in burning the concepts into your mind. Your list has reached the maximum number of items.

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When a problem abnormality arises, go to the gemba first. Find the commosnense cause. Service industries — Management. It’s top level, and does not go deep on the processes, though i think each of them deserves their own book. The part of it that doesn’t read like an advertisement for their seminars is really useful.