Everything can and should be
‒ look for improvement opportunities constantly.
Kaikaku is sought in addition to Kaizen, not in
place of Kaizen.
Kaikaku is a rapid change event as opposed to
Kaizen which is smaller incremental improvements. Kaikaku is revolutionary
while Kaizen is evolutionary. Kaikaku
sometimes used as a precursor to
Kaizen activities. Kaizen is essential for
Ask "Why" five times.
⑥ Correct mistakes the moment they are
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.
Ten persons' ideas are better than one
⑩ Kaikaku knows no limits...