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Read and respond to at least two the following discussion posts. Be constructive and professional with your thoughts, feedback or suggestions.
The Gemba term comes from Japanese, and it means “the real place” it is an essential part of the lean management philosophy. Its main purpose is to allow leaders to observe the work process, engage with employees, and explore opportunities for process improvement. (Kanbanize, 2021).
There are seven Gemba Walk steps that are needed for effectiveness.
I think one of the biggest obstacles is just staying committed to the process, often we focus on the big things, but small issues can become major and there just as important. Developing a process is going to be key to having a successful Gemba Walk.
Kanbanize. (2021). Gemba Walk. https://kanbanize.com/lean-management/improvement/gemba-walk