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noun [U]
/ˈkaɪzen/ MANAGEMENT
a management system developed in Japan, based on the idea that employees should be involved in continually improving products, services, etc. to make the company as successful as possible: Workers are expected to adopt a policy of `kaizen', which is the practice of continually seeking improvement.
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