Kaizen Culture

Definition of “Kaizen Culture” in one sentence.

Book Cover: "Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business" by David J. Anderson

A workplace culture where the entire workforce is focussed on continually improving quality, productivity, and customer satisfaction is known as a “kaizen culture”.

A few characteristics:

  • workforce is empowered
  • Individuals feel free to take actions, and implement fixes and improvements
  • management is tolerant to failure if the experimentation and innovation was in the name of process- and performance improvement

Source: Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business by David J. Anderson


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