Kaizen & Kanban: Process & Differences


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Kanban is a Japanese term that means

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1. Kaizen is a term that means

2. Kanban and Kaizen both have a goal of

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo allows you to find out what you know about Kaizen and Kanban. You will be asked to explain what these terms mean and how they are used in business.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to review your knowledge of:

  • The shared goal of these processes
  • PDCA
  • The meaning of Kanban

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as how these concepts are used in software development
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Kaizen and Kanban
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the acronym PDCA stands for

Additional Learning

For more information about these business concepts, read the lesson titled Kaizen & Kanban: Process & Differences. It will explain topics like:

  • Work in Progress (WIP)
  • Pull scheduling
  • The main focus when using a Kaizen design philosophy