Performance improvement program for continuous cost reduction requires a commitment to improvement that involves aspects of human motivation and technological aspects in a balanced way. Kaizen is a Japanese term can be interpreted as continuous improvement. High spirits of Kaizen in Japanese companies have made them thrive and excel in various fields of life, especially in terms of improved quality and productivity.
Kaizen is essentially a unity of a comprehensive and integrated view of the aim to implement continuous improvement. The spirit of Kaizen is based on the following view:
A. Today should be better than yesterday and tomorrow must be better than today.
2. There should be no single day without improvement / enhancement.
3. The problem that arises is an opportunity to carry out the repair / improvement.
4. Appreciate the improvement / enhancement, although small.
5. Repair / improvement should not require a huge investment.