ISBN 9789351342809,Gemba Kaizen : A Commonsense Approach To A Continuous Improvement Strategy

Gemba Kaizen : A Commonsense Approach To A Continuous Improvement Strategy



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9789351342809

ISBN-10 9351342808


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 448 Pages
Language (English)


Gemba Kaizen: A Commonsense, Low-Cost Approach to Management, Second Edition is an in-depth revision of a proven seller. Since its publication by McGraw-Hill in 1997, the book has introduced the concepts of Kaizen to hundreds of thousands of people and their companies as they search for ways to survive and prosper. This trend will only grow amid increasingly intense global competition. Masaaki Imai is a leading authority in the field the man who introduced the concepts of Kaizen to the English-speaking world. Fourteen years since the publication of Gemba Kaizen, the world sees the wide application of Gemba Kaizen going far beyond its manufacturing origins and now carried into hospitals, government offices, hotels, ports, retailers, mining operations, software development, construction and even universities. The Kaizen Institute, the consulting firm founded by Masaaki Imai, is at the forefront of this movement to adopt and promote Gemba Kaizen around the world. This new edition features global case studies from a wide range of sectors, sharing the keys to successful implementation of Gemba Kaizen. About the Author More than any other business authority in the world, Masaaki Imai has championed the concept of kaizen over the past three decades in thought, word and action. He is considered one of the leaders of the quality movement and a pioneer of modern business operational excellence. Mr. Imai is an international lecturer, consultant and founder of the Kaizen Institute, a leading continuous improvement consultancy with offices worldwide. Mr. Imai's first book, Kaizen translated into 14 languages is the authoritative reference on the subject. In 2010 he was honored for his lifetime of achievement with the first ever Fellowship of Quality Council of India.