Kaizen. It’s one of the most prolific new-age business words creeping into conversations about work culture, productivity, and scaling. Kaizen is the Japanese term for “continuous improvement.” It’s embodied in Toyota’s culture, The Toyota Way.
Today Simon Sinek explains why The Toyota Way, adapted by some to be called “lean,” has failed in every U.S. company. The Toyota Way centers around efficiency, but the brilliance isn’t efficiency at all. The effectiveness of The Toyota Way promotes curiosity and thinking differently. Learn more from Simon Sinek and The Toyota Way in this video.