You are here: Home » Management » Books & Ideas » Book Reviews
Business Standard

Guj edu dept to adopt Japanese mgmt tech

Press Trust Of India  |  Mumbai/ Vadodara 

Gujarat education department will put the Japanese technique of Kaizen into practice with a view to enhancing efficiency and productivity.

Kaizen India Institute Ltd has been permitted by the state government to implement a 'Kaizen' pilot project in the department, the institute's director, Jayanath Murthy told PTI. The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen, which focuses on continuous improvement, is a business strategy that involves everyone, at every level and across every function in the organisation working together to eliminate waste, gain productivity and improve profitability, Murthy said.

Under the pilot project, the institute will initiate immediate organisational changes by using creative and practical solutions through various tools and Total Systems Improvement programmes, to achieve specific and ongoing strategic growth, he said. The institute, founded by Masaaki Imai in 1986, is headquartered in Switzerland and has over 30 offices across the world with more than 200 consultants.

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Thu, April 09 2009. 00:57 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU