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kaizennoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈkaɪ.zen/
a ​Japanese way of ​running a ​company by always ​trying to ​improve the way ​peoplework and what they do
(Definition of kaizen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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kaizennoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈkaɪzen/ MANAGEMENT
a ​managementsystemdeveloped in Japan, ​based on the ​idea that ​employees should be involved in continually ​improvingproducts, ​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 ​seekingimprovement.
(Definition of kaizen from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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