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Kaizen Institute Consulting Group enables leaders to achieve their performance dreams through continuous improvement of people, processes and systems. We diagnose problems, create awareness, draw roadmaps, lead implementation, develop experts and coach leaders to sustain business excellence.

We introduced the kaizen methodology to the world in 1985. Today we are a global consultancy active in all sectors. Our 400+ professionals work to advance the continuous improvement body of knowledge. We research, publish and license various publications including books, training materials and online learning.

Kaizen Institute consultants challenge clients to help develop leaders capable of sustaining true continuous improvement in all aspects of their enterprise.


Kaizen Japan Tour

During this week (20-24 October), a group of 14 participants are traveling in Japan to visit KAIZEN Institute's Tour partners and to observe / learn more about KAIZEN practices. To date, the group has visited Lexus, TOTO, HOKS and OMRON. The lead KI consultant, Mr. Danie Vermeulen, says he is getting good feed back from everyone and hopes to provide more value added observations and interactions with the group, until the end of the program this Friday. There are three senior KI consultants also accompanying this group, as shown in the photo. From left, Peet Wiid (KI New Zealand), Danie Vermeulen (KI New Zealand) and Jose Pires (KI Portugal).



Masaaki Imai will be in Poland, Italy, the Netherlands, Chile and Middle East.

Masaaki Imai future appearance


October 21st – 22nd:
Wroclaw, Poland; “GEMBAKAIZEN Congress”

October 27th:
Trento, Italy; “KAIZEN 2.0 – Reflections and new tools for continuous improvement and innovation”

October 29th – 30th:
Eindhoven, the Netherlands, TBD


November 4th-5th:
Santiago, Chile; “1st International KAIZEN Lean Summit – Chile 2014”

Middle East:

December 8th:
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, TBD


Operational Excellence and Innovation to Achieve Sustainable and Profitable Growth

Kaizen Lean Summit Chile 2014

The International Kaizen Lean Summit – Chile 2014 united 6 Worldwide experts of Kaizen methodologies with the special participation of Dr. Masaaki Imai, founder of the Kaizen Institute Consulting Group. The Summit allows you to know Chilean´s and International´s companies success cases and how Kaizen help the companies on their new road to Operational Excellence.

The assistants could be in contact with all the interested ones in topics related to profitable and sustainable growth, taking benefit of the unique oportunity of listen experts and leaders of KICG Global in Chile.

To view more information please check event brochure and when you are ready register in the Kaizen Lean Summit.




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