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Kaizen Philosophy

  • Sharing improvement opportunities with AVEX company leadership, Nagoya Japan
  • Some of the Drive team at the Kata Summit.
  • Chapman leading problem solving workshop
  • Manny Baerga with Mike Rother.
  • Chapman leads a kanban sizing discussion
  • Coaching Kata Event
  • Drive members with Mr. Kato the Chairman of AVEX Corporation, Aichi Japan
  • Defining format of a project A3
  • Meeting with some of the Masters of Maintenance

A key component to the successful implementation of Lean Manufacturing philosophy is Kaizen. It comes from the Japanese words 改 ("kai") which means "change" or "to correct" and 善 ("zen") which means "good." The word Kaizen means "continuous improvement."