Kaizen for the 21st Century
An enterprise-wide culture of Performance Improvement and innovation is essential to the DNA of any competitive organisation. Indeed, statistics show that successful Improvement cultures consistently deliver average annual reductions of 1 – 5 % of costs, translating into double figure % improvements in the bottom line.
However, despite substantial effort and funding, the vast majority of Improvement ‘programmes’ worldwide don’t achieve lasting success. Indeed, estimates indicate that globally less than 5% of organisations have a sustained Improvement process and culture at multiple organisation levels that delivers clear and tangible benefits. Each level, from front-line operations through middle management to top leadership, faces its own specific challenges; so that for most organisations sustaining an Improvement culture remains elusive.
The following sections outline why this has traditionally been the case and then explain how KaizApp® has been specifically designed to overcome these challenges through the Digital Transformation of Kaizen. In this way, organisations of any size can achieve enterprise-wide Improvement more easily than ever before.