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Definition of "kaizens" []

  • Plural form of kaizen. (noun)

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Use "kaizens" in a sentence
  • "Mordue says Toyota has implemented several "kaizens," a Japanese term for small, incremental improvements."
  • "After I watched Art Byrne, Yoshiki Iwata, and Chihiro Nakao doing hands-on kaizens on the shop floor at Wiremold I saw the light."
  • "This in turn permits the company to make jobs comparable (or to adjust the effort level for older workers or those with physical problems) and to answer critics who have frequently claimed that Toyota (and the Toyota Production System more generally) demand an impossible pace from workers.6 If unacceptable levels of stress and fatigue are discovered, the work team then kaizens the activities to redesign jobs and develop simple operator assist mechanisms."