Metal Fabricating Glossary


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kaizen

 noun


Definitions

  1. A Japanese word for improvement; refers to practices that focus on continuous improvement of processes in manufacturing or business management.
  2. The Japanese term for a gradual approach to ever-higher standards in quality enhancement and waste reduction, through small but continual improvements involving everyone from the chief executive to the lowest-level workers.

External Resources

Wikipedia: kaizen
kaizen


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