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Gemba Walks - Has Jim Womack created a monster?

Gemba Walks - In lean manufacturing, the idea of genba is that the problems are visible, and the best improvement ideas will come from going to the genba. The gemba walk, much like Management By Walking Around (MBWA), is an activity that takes management to the front lines to look for waste and opportunities to practice genba kaizen, or practical shopfloor improvement.

Topics: Productivity Lean Manufacturing

Components of Lean Manufacturing

Over the years, research — as well as trial and error — led to what is now called lean manufacturing. 

Topics: Lean Manufacturing