Introduced to English in 1959, by Boyé Lafayette De Mente, in his book Japanese Etiquette and Ethics in Business.
- a Japanese business practice of continuous improvement in performance and productivity
- continuous improvement in a general way (Can we add an example for this sense?)
a Japanese business practice of continuous improvement in performance and productivity
- (transitive, business) To apply continuous improvement to (a task, or the worker who performs it).
- Rōmaji transcription of