Week 2 Assignment: Gemba Walk

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Complete your Gemba Walk and document your observations.

Write a 4- to 6-page report on your observations of your Gemba. Include the following in your report:

  • Provide a summary of your organization.
  • Provide context regarding the events and any industry.
  • Note your Gemba observations.
  • What was the goal of the Gemba?
  • What did you observe during your Gemba?
  • Provide a preliminary analysis of your observations.
  • Did you observe any opportunities?
  • Decrease inefficiencies
  • Reduce waste
  • Improve a product
  • Streamline a process
  • What were the key takeaways?
  • Who were the individuals you spoke with?
  • Who are they and what are their responsibilities?
  • What did you learn from the people who work in the environment you observed?
  • Detail the composition of your evaluation/interview sheet.
  • Attach copies of completed evaluation/interview sheets.
  • List two short-term and one long-term executable project ideas.
  • How is your employer responding to your project?

Cite any resources you may have used in the Gemba.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.

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