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Kaizen Blitz - Kaizen definition has been Americanized to mean "Continual Improvement." A closer definition of the Japanese meaning of Kaizen is "to take apart and put back together in a better way." According to Webster - blitz is short for blitzkrieg. And blitzkrieg is (b) -"Any sudden overpowering attack." Therefore, a Kaizen Blitz could be defined as 'a sudden overpowering effort to take something apart and put it back together in a better way." What is taken apart is usually a process, system, product, or service. Read "Goldratt", who wrote the book called "The Goal"

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