[ kahy-zen ]
/ kaɪˈzɛn /
a business philosophy or system that is based on making positive changes on a regular basis, as to improve productivity.
an approach to one’s personal or social life that focuses on continuous improvement.
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Origin of kaizen
<Japanese: literally, ‘continuous improvement’
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British Dictionary definitions for kaizen
/ Japanese (kaɪˈzɛn) /
a philosophy of continuous improvement of working practices that underlies total quality management and just-in-time business techniques
Word Origin for kaizen
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