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Continuous Improvement (CI) / Continual Improvement

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Continuous Imprvement (CI) / Continual Imrpovement (CI) - definition(s)

Continuous Improvement (CI) - Sometimes called continual improvement. The ongoing improvement of products, services or processes through incremental and breakthrough improvements.

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Source: American Society for Quality, 14 September 2010 08:16:11, External

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Continuous Improvement (CI) - Continuous Improvement (CI): Adopting new activities and eliminating those which are found to add little or no value. The goal is to increase effectiveness by reducing inefficiencies, frustrations, and waste (rework, time, effort, material, etc). The Japanese term is Kaizen, which is taken from the words "Kai" means change and "zen" means good.

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Source: iSixSigma, 10 January 2011 10:14:20, External

Continual improvement - Continual improvement is a set of activities that an organization carries out in order to enhance its ability to meet requirements. Continual improvements can be achieved by carrying out audits, self-assessments, management reviews, and benchmarking projects. Continual improvements can also be realized by collecting data, analyzing information, setting objectives, and implementing corrective and preventive actions.

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Source: Praxium Research Group Ltd, 08 March 2011 09:47:14, External 




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