• C.V. Drokina Southern Federal University, Taganrog, Russia
  • F. Fakhro Southern Federal University, Taganrog, Russia


The article discusses the theoretical, methodological and practice aspects of quality management in a manufacturing enterprise, presents the results of an analysis of the costs of quality management. The relevance of the study is due to the modern business conditions among the owners of manufacturing enterprises associated with the production of products at the lowest cost and the highest profit, regardless of the quality of the products. This situation has negative consequences for all participants in the production process, since it contributes to the weakening of the manufacturing sector as a whole; negatively affects product manufacturers in terms of reducing their competitiveness; and increases the number of end consumers of products dissatisfied with its quality. The purpose of the study is to analyze the costs of continuous improvement of the quality management system of manufacturing enterprises that contribute to the growth and development of industries and increase their competitiveness in the world market. Kaizen is used as a methodology, its main principles and types, the benefits that an enterprise receives when using this method are described. The results of the analysis of the possibilities of using the Kaizen methodology in production and its role in reducing the cost of quality in manufacturing enterprises are presented. The authors conducted a study of the proposed methodology to reduce the costs associated with defective products, showed the most important results and made some recommendations to detect suspicious results and reduce quality costs. The paper emphasizes the importance of applying the Kaizen methodology in the activities of manufacturing enterprises on the example of the object of study – the General Company of the Tire Industry in the Iraqi city of An-Najaf.

Keywords: Kaizen, manufacturing enterprises, quality costs, quality management


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About the Authors

Christina V. Drokina – Cand. Sci. (Economics); Associate Professor, Southern Federal University, Taganrog, Russia. E-mail: SPIN РИНЦ 3330-8159. ORCID 0000-0003-4263-0302. ResearcherID C-5789-2017

Fatema Fakhro – Graduate Student, Southern Federal University, Taganrog, Russia. E-mail:

For citation: Drokina C.V., Fakhro F. The Implementation of the Kaizen System for Manufacturing Enterprises Quality Management // BENEFICIUM. 2023. Vol. 1(46). Pp. 80-85. DOI: 10.34680/BENEFICIUM.2023.1(46).80-85