Kaizen Forms & Templates
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Kaizen Cards (a.k.a. Idea Cards)
Idea Card / Kaizen Card template (.pptx) | (.pdf)
Version with the back side flipped (.pdf) — This was the Kaizen of a client of Mark’s!
Version with dotted lines for manual cutting (.pdf) — This was the result of a reader suggestion. Kaizen!
Kaizen Reports / Summaries
Quick and Easy Kaizen Report template (.pptx) | (.pdf)
Modified Version with Photo Boxes (.pptx) | (.pdf)
Kaizen Wall of Fame template (.pptx) | (.pdf)
- High-level problem solving A3 format
- PDSA A3 Template (from On the Mend)
- Detailed A3 Template (from Managing to Learn)
- A3 Strategy Form (from Getting the Right Things Done)
- A3 Action Plan Form (from Getting the Right Things Done)
- A3 Status Review Form (from Getting the Right Things Done)
Forms provided by the Lean Enterprise Institute