Goal is kakushin over kaizen, to deliver change that’s a multiple of the previous.
A new McDonald’s employee is taught to never be idle. If there’s a lull, start cleaning. The same principle applies in your place.
Emulate McDonalds’ processes.
Running an enterprise value stream mapping event takes people out of the organization and places them “on” it, and the value will be significantly enhanced with the addition of “outside eyes” from suppliers, customers or other members from your manufacturing consortium.