Gemba walks are an increasingly popular management technique by visiting the place where work is done leaders gain valuable insight into the flow of value through the organization and often uncover opportunities for improvement and learn new ways to support employees. This opening paragraph of the introduction of jim womacks latest book gemba walks is the starting point for a gemba based learning experience designed to help participants better understand their role in creating lean thinking through lean management led by their own behavior in taking a walk one of the core skills of lean practitioners at any level is an ability to apply in a . A gemba walk is also not the time to solve problems and make changes this is a time of observation input and reflection that does not mean it is the time to ignore operator ideas for improvements or stifle brainstorming but rather to be open and observe the real thing see what is really happening. The gemba walk affords company leaders managers and supervisors a simple easy means of supporting overall continuous improvement and process standardization while helping to insure alignment of the efforts of all teams lets discuss the who what when where and whys of gemba
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