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Title: An Assessment of Technical and Vocational Educational Training: Focusing On Micro and Small Enterprises from Kaizen Perspective
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Dr. Worku Mekonen
Getachew, W/Mariam
Keywords: capacity of four TVET Institutes
Issue Date: Jun-2014
Abstract: The purpose of this research was to assess the capacity of four TVET Institutes, and trainers in conducting kaizen training in Nefas Silk Sub-City of Addis Ababa to Micro and Small business Enterprises. Using descriptive survey method, percentage tool was used to analyze data. Data were collected through questionnaires, observations, interview, and document analysis. The major findings were; TVET Institutions were not equipped with modern machines and hence, could not enabled trainees how to copy technology, adequate materials were not provided to trainers on time, Quality Circles (QC), that would boost the trainees’ development through discussion among themselves were not established, and kaizen principles which were sustained were insignificant. Based on these findings, the researcher suggests the following:- In order to enable copying technology and sustain kaizen in the small and micro manufacturing enterprises, TVETs should equip themselves with modern machines, Trainers should take more and advanced practical kaizen training course on how to sustain and setting standards in the manufacturing enterprises, and Stakeholders should cooperate with TVETs to make QC functional in the micro and small business enterprises.
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