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The Importance of Refueling at the Gemba

April 14, 2022

Continuous improvement work cannot exist in a vacuum. In order for the fire of change to burn hot and bright, it needs a fuel source. The...

11 Steps to an Effective Gemba Walk

October 5, 2021

Gemba walks are an increasingly popular management technique. By visiting the place where work is done, leaders gain valuable insight into...

16 Questions to Ask on Your First (or Next) Gemba Walk

February 26, 2021

Toyota Chairman Fujio Cho gave a brilliantly simple description of what to do on a Gemba walk. "Go see, ask why, show respect," he said....

How (and Why) to Walk the Gemba When Everyone’s Working from Home

April 8, 2020

As leaders, managers, and employees alike all grapple with the sudden disruption in routine work and life, go easy on yourself. It is going...

An 11 Step Gemba Walk Template for Executive Leaders

March 29, 2019
“We say seeing is believing, but actually, we are much better at believing than seeing. In fact, we are seeing what we believe all the...

A Gemba Walk Checklist for Lean Leaders

April 17, 2019

Most leaders dedicated to continuous improvement focus on performance indicators that can be measured and rightly so. We look at cost,...

What to Include on Your Gemba Walk Agenda

August 10, 2018

Gemba walks are a favorite Lean management technique, but they can be used by any leader to become more connected with the people and...

How to Actually Enjoy a More Productive Gemba Walk

March 15, 2018

Gemba walks are a valuable tool for anyone interested in continuous improvement and spreading a culture of improvement across the...

A Few Profound Thoughts on Gemba Walks

November 14, 2017

As I was researching our upcoming post on the Pioneers of Lean Leadership, I came across a quote by Taiichi Ohno, one of the fathers of the...