What Is Kaizen in Management? - Definition, Examples & Process

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What does kaizen mean, when translated from Japanese into English?

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1. Which is the best description of kaizen?

2. In regards to kaizen, can changes be implemented immediately by the person who comes up with them?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of the business philosophy of the Kaizen Process. The quiz will test you on the steps of the process, pros and cons of adopting this philosophy, and alternatives to the Kaizen Process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • The translation of 'Kaizen'
  • The description of the Kaizen Process
  • Possible pros and cons of the Kaizen Process
  • Alternatives to the Kaizen Process

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Kaizen Process lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the Kaizen Process
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Kaizen Process

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Kaizen Process, review the accompanying lesson, 'What is Kaizen in Management? - Definition, Examples & Process.' The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the meaning of Kaizen
  • Learn how the Kaizen Process applies to business culture
  • Learn how the Kaizen Process applies to personal improvement
  • Understand potential setbacks to the Kaizen Process
  • Learn alternatives to the Kaizen Process
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