Going improvement involving everyone Our way of life deserves to be constantly improved
TQC Zero Defect QC Kaizen Suggest ion System Lift Time Employ ment Seniori ty- based Wages
Maintenance: Maintaining current technological managerial & operating standards Improvement: improving current standards
Improvement Kaizen: Small Improvement Innovation: Drastic Improvement
Employee Involvement Employee Assessment Recognition & Reward Competition among employees Standardization One of the features of the Japanese workers is that they use their brains as well as their hands In 1,500,000x95%1,425,000=
Spark Conventional Knowledge & state of the art Technological break-through, new inventions, new theories Effect Long term & long lasting but subtleShort term but dramatic Time Frame Continuous process & incrementalOne-shot Phenomenon Practical Requirement Requires little investment but great effort to maintain it Requires large investment but little effort to maintain it Pace Small StepsBig Steps Involvement EverybodySelect few champions Evaluation Criteria Process & efforts for better resultsResults & profits Advantage Works well in slow-growth economy Better suited for fast growth economy Keizen Innovation One of Parkinson’s laws is that an organization, begins it's decline as soon as it has built it edifice.
Technology Finance Result Orientation: “I don’t Care what You do or how you do it, I want the results, & NOW!!!!!”