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Gemba Walk



In business, 'Gemba' refers to the place where value is created and improved. The 'Gemba Walk' is an activity that takes management to the front lines to look for waste (non-value added activities) and opportunities.


The objective of Gemba Walk is to grasp the situation by involving everyone touching the process to understand the Purpose, Process, and People. It is only when the situation is understood that improvement is possible and more likely to succeed.


By teaching this presentation to management teams, they will have a better understanding of the correct approach to implementing Gemba Walk and sustaining a Lean culture. 




1.  Introduction to Gemba Walk

  • What is Gemba?

  • What Gemba is Not

  • Why Gemba?

  • What is the Gemba Walk?

  • Why the Gemba Walk?

  • Who's Doing It?

  • Three Keys to Lean Leadership

  • Objective of Gemba Walk

  • Your Approach is Key

  • Four Steps to Gemba Success

  • Go to the Gemba - Don'ts


2.  The Three MUs: Muda, Mura & Muri

  • What are the 3 MUs?

  • Explanation of the 3 MUs

  • Approach for the 3 MUs

  • What is Muda (Waste)?

  • What is Mura (Unevenness)?

  • What is Muri (Overburden)?

  • How Seeing the 3 MUs Helps our Kaizen Eyes


3.  Kaizen Eyes: Ability to See Opportunities for Improvement

  • Ways to Devlop Kaizen Eyes


4.  Taking the Gemba Walk: Tips for Observing

  • Implementing the Gemba Walk

  • Tips for Observing

  • Getting Started

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