Kaizen Philosophy Application as Production Standardization and Process Optimization
Keywords:Quality control, Kaizen philosophy, process optimization
Market competitiveness has increased and companies are increasingly looking for methodologies that enable them to have higher productivity and organization at work, at low cost. More flexible and innovative processes and products are key to the survival and success of many companies. The importance of a study of Kaizen philosophy is due to the fact that it is based on continuous efforts to improve the system. Therefore, the present study aims to clarify the process of continuous improvement through the implementation of the Kaizen tool so that it can guide the productive improvement of companies in the Manaus (AM) industrial hub. This scientific article was elaborated, based on the bibliographic research resulting from an analysis, which considered the two-axis cross perspective - Kaizen philosophy and continuous improvement. This article demonstrates the Kaizen continuous improvement tool as it emerged and the benefits generated in environments that encourage learning and cooperation among individuals, working on human resource development so that improvement initiatives are truly continuous.
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