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  • Sounds like Meijer leaders need to get to the "gemba" (the place where the actual work is done).

    Lean Blog

  • We need more of a "gemba" focus instead of a finance focus in healthcare.

    Lean Blog

  • The simple reason being that using terms in their truest form like, "gemba", "muri, mura, and muda", "kaizen", etc make the perception of the activity jaded in the eyes of your customer, that being the operator on the floor and other members of any implementation.

    Lean Blog

  • (the "gemba"), things are very much the same regardless of the country you're in.

    Lean Blog

  • American executives are resistant to even "walk the gemba" or participate in a "kaizen event," so they're not likely to ever get on the floor and clean.

    Lean Blog

  • I wonder what kinds of virtual coaching you get to do as the gemba-walking leader?

    Lean Blog

  • Melbourne-based sports and marketing firm gemba has been developing the World Cup idea for 14 months and been presenting it to tennis organizers and certain players for the past six.

    Mail & Guardian Online

  • How many doors, walls, and meters of walking between your head of site and the gemba?

    Gemba Panta Rei

  • In the case of a more complex problem, Williams leads a team through a gemba walk, a Japanese observation tool.

    Reliable Plant Magazine

  • Managers also visit retail stores, occasionally even scanning and bagging items at checkout lanes, to learn more about customers. visit the gemba, the actual place is incredibly important, and far too often ignored by managers today.

    Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog


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