2005
New England Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

APICS - The Association for Operations Management North Shore Chapter 20 and Boston Chapter 10    --   The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) New England Roundtable    --    The Northeast Supply Management Group, A Special Interest Group of ISM®

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Key Steps in Implementing a Kaizen Event - Thomas D. McBride

Key Steps in Implementing a Kaizen Event

by Thomas D. McBride

Few improvement tools compare to kaizen events for achieving rapid positive change in an organization. Named after the Japanese word for continuous improvement, these events use highly qualified teams to quickly attack and improve processes critical to an organization's success.

In this session you will learn how you can use this powerful technique to achieve rapid improvement in any area of your business. Hear about how you can:

  • Use kaizen events to enhance continuous improvement
  • Select the best "targets" for kaizen events
  • Find time for kaizen events
  • Organize and run successful events
  • Sustain the gains

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