Gemba Walk Essentials
From factory floors, to offices and other kinds of facilities, gemba walks are designed to open your eyes to what’s really happening in your organization. In this course, Gemba Academy Co-Founder Ron Pereira breaks down everything you need to know for the before, during, and after stages of a gemba walk.
How to Prepare for a Gemba Walk
When, where, and how will your gemba walks take place? Gemba Academy Co-Founder Ron Pereira explains the various questions you and your team should answer before setting off to observe the gemba.
- 0:56 - The importance of having a purpose
- 2:36 - Scoping the walk
- 4:36 - Reviewing the follow-up actions
- 5:02 - Determining who will join the gemba walk
- 5:50 - The three groups of people to communicate with
- 8:45 - Behaviors that promote open communication
- 9:50 - Why you should develop standard work