(PRWEB) December 6, 2005
Kaizen is the Japanese philosophy of continuous improvement that is increasingly being applied to manufacturers, hospitals and transactional processes around the world.
Over five days on the week of December 5th through the 9th, 2005 the Gang of Seven bloggers who are experts in kaizen, project management and innovation will contribute on their blogs each day to the theme of Kaizen for Project Teams.
The Gang of Seven bloggers are:
Norman Bodek, Kaikaku, at http://kaikaku.typepad.com/weblog/
Joe Ely, Learning about Lean, at http://joeelylean.blogspot.com/
Chuck Frey, Innovation Weblog, at http://www.innovationtools.com/Weblog/innovation-weblog.asp
Mark Graban, Lean Manufacturing Blog, at http://kanban.blogspot.com
Hal Macomber, Reforming Project Management, at http://www.reformingprojectmanagement.com
Jon Miller, Gemba Pantarei, at http://www.gembapantarei.com
Bill Waddell, Evolving Excellence, at http://superfactory.typepad.com/blog/
The compilation of postings, reader comments, additional essays and an appendix on kaizen will be published as a handbook with the working title Kaizen for Project Teams in 2006.
Visit these blogs on the week of December 5th through 9th for seven different perspectives on 5 topics on the theme of Kaizen for Project Teams.
Gemba Research is a consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations to remain competitive through kaizen. Since 1998, Gemba's Kaizen Consulting practice has helped over 100 firms in 11 countries implement Toyota Production System (or "Lean") principles to manufacturing and transactional processes.
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