- 田邉 康雄
- 有限会社田辺コンサルタント・グループ 代表取締役社長
Kaizen -- A treasure of Japanese Industries(4)
カイゼン （Kaizen --- Writen in English) 2009-10-07 14:37
Now back to Kaizen itself, This word literally means that you make something better. And this word began being used in manufacturing factories of Japan. This was Kaizen.
I understand that Kaizen was inaugurated in automobile assembly lines in Japan. And then, the Kaizen has been spread all over Japan. Kaizen has increased production efficiencies, not only automobile but also other industries than automobile.
Why Kaizen was successful in Japan? The answer to this question will be shown in the next column.