The Motley Fool crew highlights the competitive advantage that Danaher gains through the use of kaizen in its personalize method, called the Danaher Business System. ...
... "The secret to Danaher's success over the years has been its proprietary management model: the Danaher Business System (DBS). Based on the Japanese concept of kaizen, or continual improvement, the DBS is what allows Danaher to acquire companies and make them more and more efficient. " ...
Kaizen: Danaher Business System DBS: Via The Motley Fool: The Best $17 Billion Company You Don't Know ...
Additional references on the Danaher Business System, DBS:
Via ISA | Danaher: Kaizen is our way of life
: "Danaher's Thomas Joyce spoke to the spirit of Kaizen at the annual Measurement, Control & Automation Association's (MCAA's) industry breakfast at ISA EXPO 2003. Joyce said Kaizen is among one of several overriding principles that guide his company and that are responsible for Danaher's remarkable and consistent business numbers over the years, including the recent manufacturing downturn during which they generated well-above-industry average profit and revenue results. "
Via PACIFIC SCIENTIFIC, EKD DIVISION
: "Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) is Our Way of Life. The Danaher Business System IS our culture. We aggressively and continuously eliminate waste in every facet of our business processes. "
Via Danaher Motion - Makers of Thomson Products
: "Based upon the time-tested methods of Kaizen, the DBS is a team-based mindset that continuously and aggressively eliminates waste in every facet of our business operations. Furthermore, the DBS focuses the entire organization on breakthrough objectives that culminate in maintainable, results-oriented business processes, which, in turn, create advantages for our customers in the areas of quality, delivery and performance."
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