Continuous Improvement Firm:

Kaikaku and Kaizen

10 Kaikaku Commandments

How To Make Radical Improvements


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Kaizen Mindset

Kaizen: 5 Principles

Kaizen Culture: 8 Key Elements

Areas Targeted by TQM in Japan

Implementing Kaizen: 7 Conditions

Lean Enterprise: Kore 10 Tips

Example of a Lean Value Chain

Hiroyuki Hirano's The 10 Kaikaku Commandments are all good basic principles to start any improvement journey. It is top down initiative to activate a bottom up empowerment for change.

  1. Throw out the traditional concept of manufacturing methods.

  2. Think about how the new method will work, not how it won't work.

  3. Problems give you a chance to use your brains.

  4. Don't accept excuses; totally deny the status quo.  >>>

  5. Ask "Why" five times.  >>>

  6. Correct mistakes the moment they are found.

  7. Don't seek perfection; a 50% implementation rate is fine as long as it's done on the spot.

  8. Don't spend money on Kaikaku.

  9. Ten persons' ideas are better than one person's knowledge.

  10. Kaikaku knows no limits.  >>>