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Keep It Simple

The KISS Concept KISS, in terms of Lean and Kaizen, means ‘Keep It Simple & Stupid’. When I first started working as a Production Supervisor, my boss introduced me to this concept. The idea is that the simpler the design is, the easier the process is for production to understand, and therefore, should reduce the […] Read More

What Is Kaizen?

What is Kaizen? The word Kaizen is an American term derived from the meaning of two Japanese words; Kai, meaning “change”, and Zen, meaning “Good”. Combined, the word Kaizen generally means “Change for the better”. Kaizen is used most often to describe a process of quick change or improvement in an organization through utilization of […] Read More

About 5S

Here are some recent pictures of examples of a 5S Program […] Read More

Why REAL Kaizen?

After years of performing Kaizen events based on someone else's theories about how an event should be performed, I decided to start my own site to show you how to lead a Kaizen event the REAL way. One of the things that always surprised me was that management often wanted to bring in consultants to […] Read More

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