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Process improvement initiated in World War II

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Homer Sarasohn's story begins in 1945 with a telegram on his desk at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where the young product development engineer had a reputation for quickly converting preliminary product designs to manufacturing prototypes.

The telegram from a colonel in the U.S. War Department read, "General MacArthur's Headquarters has requested your services earliest possible date. Upon receipt reply your availability."

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