INTRODUCTION<br /><ul><li>Masaaki Imai is known as the developer of Kaizen.</li></ul>Kaizen is small incremental changes made for improving productivity and minimizing waste. <br /> Measures for implementing continuous improvement.<br />Continuous improvement is nothing but continuous elimination of wastes<br />3<br />
KAIZEN Principles <br /> Consider the process and the results.<br /> The need to look at the entire process of the job at hand and to evaluate the job as to the best way to get the job done.<br /> Kaizen must be approached in such a way that no one is blamed and that the best process is put in to place.<br />
BENEFITS OF KAIZAN<br />Kaizen Reduces Waste- like inventory waste, time waste, workers motion <br />Kaizen Improves space utilization, product quality<br />Results in higher employee moral and job satisfaction.<br />8<br />
PIT FALLS IN KAIZEN<br />Resistance to change <br />Lack of proper procedure to implement<br />Too much suggestion may lead to confusion and time wastage<br />9<br />
<ul><li>KAIZEN HELPS YOU TO…SEE THE WASTE. TURN PROBLEMS INTO PROFIT. CONSTANTLY CHANGE FOR THE BETTER.</li></ul>THANK YOU <br />10<br />
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