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The father of Kaizen speaks!

Masaaki Imai interview!Masaaki Imai (the author of the book "Kaizen") comments on the need to convert from batch to JIT and China 'productivity' among other topics.Please check out my main blog page at www.leanblog.org The RSS feed content…
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Kaizen Your Life?

DallasNews.com This reminds me of a classmate who used to joke about the need to "PDCA your life". This article actually uses the word "kaizen" and references a psychologist who thinks its the right way for many people to address personal…
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Streamlined Plane Making

WSJ.com (registration required) Not really "new" news, but an article that discusses Boeing and Airbus "copying" Toyota. Interesting quote:"We always thought airplanes were different because they had four million parts," says Alan…
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Another Mitsubishi Bailout?

The New York Times > Business > Decline in Sales Sends Mitsubishi Motors on a Search for Financing A look into Japan's approach to company bailouts -- similar to what we've seen here with airlines and some manufacturers. Is it too…
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