Kaizen blitz

Sheridan, John H.
September 1997
Industry Week/IW;09/01/97, Vol. 246 Issue 16, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on the growing number of American companies that rely on the Japanese concept of kaizen or continuous-improvement activity to boost their manufacturing operations. Departure from small, incremental improvements over an extended time period to acceleration of the kaizen process; Implementation of kaizen events or workshops involving cross-functional teams. INSET: Two-day events: Old hat at Nissan, by Robert Patton..


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