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