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Gemba Kaizen

A Common Sense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy

By Masaaki Imai
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Gemba Kaizen: A Common Sense Approach to a Continuous Improvement Strategy by Masaaki Imai

Gemba Kaizen (1997) is an introduction to the Japanese business philosophy of Kaizen, which revolutionizes working standards to reduce waste and increase efficiency at little cost. Author Masaaki Imai reveals the aspects of Kaizen that are crucial to building lean business strategies.

  • People working in production and managers who supervise standardized processes  
  • Anyone interested in Japanese management philosophies
  • Anyone who wants to improve their overall workflow

Masaaki Imai is an accomplished writer of books about Kaizen. In 1986, he founded the Kaizen Institute Consulting Group and has worked as an author and consultant around the world.

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