❷ Top management commitment
❸ Top management commitment
❹ Setting up
dedicated to promote Kaizen
❺ Appointing the best available personnel to
manage the Kaizen process
❻ Conducting training and education
❼ Establishing a step-by-step process for
All conditions are
top management supporting every move, however, the trial will be
short-lived regardless of other preconditions.
Top management may
express commitment in many different ways, and it must take every
opportunity to preach the message, become personally involved in
following up the progress of
and allocate resources for successful implementation.
The Problem Addressed
of the most difficult aspects of introducing and implementing
assuring its continuity.
When a company introduces something new,
total quality management (TQM), it experiences some initial success,
but soon such success disappear like fireworks on summer night and after
a while nothing is left, and management keeps looking for a new flavor
of the month.
This if because the company lacks the first
three most important conditions for the successful introduction and
implementation of Kaizen strategy.