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Sylvia Grant
Consultant, Australia

Kaizen Prerequisites

I believe self-discipline is a mandatory prerequisite before one can hope to achieve success with Kaizen, just as it is in martial arts. The focus and 'stillness' of thought required in martial arts helps with the implementation of Kaizen. What is your opinion?
 

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Gary Disley
Teacher, Australia
 

Stillness of Thought as a Prerequisite for Kaizen

Yes Sylvia, clear thinking and the ability to focus is more critical important in times of rapid change just as it is in martial arts..
Although in these times of constant change it might be a mistake to focus everything in one direction without providing strategies to continue to improve operational agility and flexibility to help navigate projects.
When you cite "stillness of thought" are you talking about 'reflection learning' or simply 'reinforce focus'?

 
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Ramiro Molina
Consultant, Colombia
 

Preparing for Kaizen | Kaizen Prerequisites

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kevin_nin, China
 

Kaizen Prerequisites | Preparing for Kaizen

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Dirk
Management Consultant, Australia
 

Top Management Commitment for Kaizen and Organisational Change

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Anonymous
 

Kaizen and Organisational Culture

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Philippe Guenet
Coach, United Kingdom
 

Time is also Key

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Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands
 

Kaizen Prerequisites

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Philippe Guenet
Coach, United Kingdom
 

Quality Awareness as a Prerequisite for Kaizen

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