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Masaaki Imai on Lean

Ron Pereira sits down for more than 40 min­utes and talks with Mr. Masaa­ki Imai who is known the world over as the orig­i­nal Lean Guru” and the father of Con­tin­u­ous Improve­ment. Mr. Imai has been a pio­neer and leader in spread­ing the kaizen phi­los­o­phy all over the world. His first­hand account of the his­to­ry of lean based on his close asso­ci­a­tions and trav­els with such leg­endary giants as Shoichi­ro Toy­o­da and Taichi Ohno and reveals the secrets behind the suc­cess of such Japan­ese companies.