is a Japanese
word under no circumstances to be confused
(n,vs) altering; falsification; faking
(n,vs) betterment; improvement; incremental
and continuous improvement
So remember to spell check your buzzwords, kids!
Definitions courtesy of JDIC, which is in the public domain.
This node is a bit of a historical relic, as there used to be an unintentionally
funny writeup proclaiming the virtues of kaizan in this node...