Management by walking around is one of the most effective methods of understanding daily work challenges and opportunities. Gemba walks are a powerful tool for continuous improvement because they take you to the heart of the action and are part of Kaizen, Lean and other methodologies.
Gemba walk checklists are used by executives or managers in performing "Gemba walks" around the workplace. The mission of Gemba walks is to identify problem areas in production, business processes, work areas, safety, etc., and begin work to remediate issues.
"Go see, ask why, show respect"
This free Gemba Walk template is a working lean manufacturing app template that collects photos, notes, location data, interview questions, and more during a walk through the workplace or field.
This pre-built Gemba Walk App speeds observations collected during a Gemba walk, including manager notes, photos, measurements, and more:
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