Dana Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of products and systems for vehicular, industrial and off-highway markets began the Kaizen blitz process in 1995. The process lasted about 3.5 days, with 0.5 days instruction on the basic philosophies and the remainder spent developing ideas for improvement and implementing the ideas. The results from the first Kaizen blitz team were: 1.Travel distance of people and parts reduced from 2,072 feet to 166 feet, 2. Floor space required for the same ...

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14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique
9.3.4 Create & deploy teams
5.5.3 Improve process/product performance

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