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Roots of Lean - Kaizen

Posted by wwake on September 3, 2005 at 6:24 AM PDT

"The Roots of Lean. Training Within Industry: The Origin of Japanese Management and Kaizen", by Jim Huntziger. ArticleDocuments/Roots%20of%20Lean%20-%20TWI.pdf

Tom Poppendieck pointed this out on one of the lists. It's an article on how a WWII effort called "Training Within Industry" was the basis for the "kaizen" continuous improvement approach in the Toyota Production System.

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