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Kaizen Institute

 •  September 1

Many companies place a lot of emphasis on project management training, and rightly so. However, the bulk of this training is often tools and process based – earned value, schedule analysis, change management, inputs and outputs, and plans and charters are all commonly taught. Whilst these tools and processes are important to success, some would...

Kaizen Institute

 •  July 11

The late great Dr. W. Edwards Deming once said, “He should know that before he starts process and quality improvements, that he will be able to quantify a trivial part of the gain.” Dr. Deming, as respected a man as there ever was in the fields of quality and Continuous Improvement (CI), especially by Toyota Motor Corporation Founder and former...

Kaizen Institute

 •  June 25

Did I say that out loud? Avoiding conversational minefields at the Gemba. Did I say that out loud? Avoiding conversational minefields at the Gemba. There is not one thing you can do to change the past. You can explain, mitigate damage, apologize, repaint, pay your debt to society, and/or blame your childhood, but you cannot go back and change one...

Kaizen Institute

 •  March 27

In October 2016, Kaizen Institute North America and Kaizen Institute Online were represented with booths at the annual conference of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) in Dallas, Texas. Read more

Kaizen Institute

 •  December 23, 2016

Mike Micklewright, Managing Director, Kaizen Institute United States, speaks about "How management can lead workers on a long-term KAIZEN™ journey“. Millions of American Airlines passengers will be able to watch the video during their flight in December and January. >>watch the video

Kaizen Institute

 •  October 10, 2016

Applying all four KAIZEN™ types to ensure a complete and holistic company transformation We hear of many organizations say they are in the process of a lean transformation. But are they really? Here are the examples of what a lean transformation is not …. A lean transformation is not …. 1) No short –term payback, or “Financial gains will be paid...