Gemba in the Office

Gemba in the Office

How to Gemba in the Office Many companies today use the concept of gemba to help identify areas within a manufacturing facility where improvements in efficiency can be made. The term gemba is Japanese in origin and means, “the real[…]

Gemba Walk for Shipping and Receiving

Gemba Walk for Shipping and Receiving

Have you Completed a Gemba Walk in Shipping and Receiving? When thinking about gemba walks most companies immediately start thinking about the manufacturing floor. While this is certainly a key area where gemba walks can be completed, it is not[…]

Gemba Walk for Manufacturing

Gemba Walk for Manufacturing

Introducing Gemba Walk in a Manufacturing Environment Gemba walks are becoming a very popular and effective way for facility management and other key areas to learn more about what goes on within the facility. Gemba, which simply means ‘the real[…]

Safety Walk – Gemba Style

Safety Walk – Gemba Style

Have You Done Your Safety Walk? One of the most important goals of any facility should be to keep the employees and the company as safe as possible. In most cases, all the basic safety requirements will already be in[…]

Introduction to the Gemba Walk

Introduction to the Gemba Walk

Business leaders in virtually all industries today are looking for ways to make improvements in the way their company runs. There are many types of improvement opportunities available, including efficiency improvements, safety improvements, or improvements to virtually any other aspect[…]