Masaaki Imai on Gemba Kaizen and Lean
In this course, you’ll learn about gemba kaizen and lean from the legendary Mr. Masaaki Imai. Mr. Imai’s powerful way of explaining concepts and the stories he’s gathered over the years make his presentation particularly engaging.
The Lean Roadmap & The Christopher Columbus School of Business
Many companies expect immediate results when they begin their lean implementation, when in reality, lean is a long-term plan. Mr. Masaaki Imai explains why using Christopher Columbus as an example.
- 0:30 - Why lean is a long-term project
- 1:39 - The two types of production systems
- 3:21 - An example featuring Christopher Columbus
- 4:13 - The limitations of a traditional approach