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ZAMBIA and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) inked an agreement which will provide a framework for the implementation of concepts and techniques of the Kaizen Institute of Zambia (KIZ).
New milestones achieved during the year include: * 240 percent growth in profitability * Ultriva is now installed at 175 customer plants * 24 percent increase in license revenue * Established a centralized support center to provide free technical and application support for Ultriva's customers * Established new partnerships including the Kaizen Institute, which has over 350 consultants worldwide promoting continuous improvement methodologies * 20 percent overall employee growth; much of the growth in the company's Sales and Engineering departments "We are proud to be closing out another great year, highlighted by major customer wins in new verticals and strong profitability growth," said Narayan Laksham, CEO of Ultriva.
00 Hardcover HD31 Imai, founder of the Kaizen Institute international consultancy, applies kaizen (the continuous improvement system) to gemba (the actual workplace), using real-life international examples from many industries and settings, from the production line to the hospital, shopping center, airport, engineering firm, and government agency.
The chairman of the Kaizen Institute of Japan, Imai urges managers to look to gemba - a Japanese word that means "real place" - for simple, low-cost methods that will allow their companies to achieve more growth and prevail in the bad times as well as the good.
The KAIZEN Management System is a worldwide system for sustainable profit and growth that was created by Imai, founder and chairman of the KAIZEN Institute (KI) and well-known author of several books including "KAIZEN: The Key to Japan's Competitive Success" and "Gemba KAIZEN: A Common Sense, Low-Cost Approach to Management.
Gemba Research of Seattle, USA and Kaizen Institute of Zug, Switzerland have now merged to form the leading global lean management consultancy, Kaizen Institute Consulting Group (KICG).
In addition, he has training in Six Sigma Black Belt and has attended the Kaizen Institute of North America- Lean Manufacturing.
This can cause concern where none need be," reports Alex Tawse, CFO of Kaizen Institute of America.