No Time for Gemba Walks? Spend More Time On Gemba Walks.

No Time for Gemba Walks? Spend More Time On Gemba Walks.

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No Time for Gemba Walks? Spend More Time On Gemba Walks.
 

In talking with business leaders over the years, we’ve learned that Gemba Walks are a bit like eating better and getting more exercise. Everyone agrees that they are good for you, but many folks don’t get around to them. It isn’t that these leaders are lazy or unmotivated - quite the opposite. They are often busy responding to the crisis of the day and juggling multiple pressing priorities. Gemba Walks get pushed down to the bottom of the list because they aren’t associated with a deadline or urgent deliverable. But in an ironic twist, one of the best ways to ensure that you have time to visit the Gemba is to spend more time visiting the Gemba.

We’ll explain.

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Original: https://blog.kainexus.com/improvement-disciplines/lean/gemba-walks/no-time-for-gemba-walks-spend-more-time-on-gemba-walks
By: Greg Jacobson
Posted: August 10, 2017, 11:25 am

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