Applying the KAIZEN Philosophy for building the Business Success in Indian Small & Medium Manufacturing Enterprises

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
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Volume-43 Number-2
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Harvinder Lal, Manpreet Singh
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V43P217


Harvinder Lal, Manpreet Singh "Applying the KAIZEN Philosophy for building the Business Success in Indian Small & Medium Manufacturing Enterprises", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V43(2),102-108 January 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

The Kaizen management originated in the best Japanese management practices and is dedicated to the improvement of productivity, efficiency, quality and, in general, of business excellence. The KAIZEN methods are internationally acknowledged as methods of continuous improvement, through small steps, of the economical results of companies. The small improvements applied to key processes will generate the major multiplication of the company’s profit, while constituting a secure way to obtain the clients’ loyalty/fidelity. The KAIZEN management represents a solid, strategic instrument, with a view to reach and surpass the company’s objectives. With Globalization, today’s markets economy has posed new challenges to all manufacturing organizations irrespective of their size and infrastructure for effective use of continuous improvement strategies for sustaining their enhanced productivity. This study attempts to assess the performance of various continuous improvement strategies for strategic success by using AHP and VIKOR. Results of investigation demonstrated that customer relationship plays a most significant role in improving the performance of manufacturing organizations. The overall success rate of CI strategies for enhancing the performance of organization is about 73 percent.


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