Dr Reza Navaei’s further reading recommendations

 

CIOL Training hosted Dr Reza Navaei’s webinar on How Kaizen's Continuous Improvement Model Can Help Manage Your Freelance Business, which you can access as a recording in the CIOL member webinar library. He recommends the following books and articles for further reading:

 

 

Bibliography

Books

Exploring Corporate Strategy Text and Cases Sixth Edition, Gerry Johnson and Kevan Scholes, Pearson Education, 2002

Kaizen, Lean Thinking to Improve Your Mindset and Increase Personal Productivity, Sosuke Takahashi, Publisher Amazon, 2020

One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way, Robert Maurer, Workman Publishing, New York, 2014

The Spirit of Kaizen Creating Lasting Excellence One Small Step at a Time, Robert Maurer, McGraw Hill, 2013

Articles

J Singh, H Singh, A Review of Literature Kaizen Philosophy A Review of Literature, IUP Journal of Operations Management, 2009 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Harwinder_Singh4

Muhammad Saleem, Nawar Khan, Shafqat Hameed, M Abbas Ch. An Analysis of Relationship between Total Quality Management and Kaizen. Life Science Journal. 2012; 9(3):31-40] (ISSN:1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com/lsj/life0903/005_8279life0903_31_40.pdf

RAHMAN LINA, HAFIZ ULLAH, Lubna. The Concept and Implementation of Kaizen in an Organization. Global Journal of Management And Business Research, [S.l.], feb. 2019. ISSN 2249-4588. Available at: <https://journalofbusiness.org/index.php/GJMBR/article/view/2678>.

Khan, S.A.Kaviani, M.A.J. Galli, B. and Ishtiaq, P. (2019), "Application of continuous improvement techniques to improve organization performance: A case study", International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. 10 No. 2, pp. 542-565. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLSS-05-2017-0048

Chugani, N.Kumar, V.Garza-Reyes, J.A.Rocha-Lona, L. and Upadhyay, A. (2017), "Investigating the green impact of Lean, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma: A systematic literature review", International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. 8 No. 1, pp. 7-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLSS-11-2015-0043

Webpages

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https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMC_05.htm

https://www.leanproduction.com/kaizen.html#:~:text=Kaizen%20(Continuous%20Improvement)%20is%20a,a%20powerful%20engine%20for%20improvement.