GEMBA WALKS

PERMIT TO MANAGERS TO INCREASE TEAM
AWARENESS BY COACHING ACTIVITY ON FIELD

1. LEARN BY YOURSELF & CHALLENGE YOUR WAY OF DOING

 

WHY

Gembawalk is a way to check if what is done is contributing to the organization’s goal and purpose, well aligned and if the processes don’t waste resources.

HOW

  1. Going on the field frequently with a purposeful and productive planned walk.

  2. Follow Gemba walks standards (routines fixed) or about a topic to dig out.

  3. Each manager drive daily gemba walks in the plant. Manager give sense during the gemba, he leads others in the C.I. journey, challenging his teams to look at things differently.

  4. Ask for immediate corrective actions if needed.

  5. With the right behaviors: Observe, listen, respect, be humble, show real interest.

  6. Ask opened questions.

  7. Stay on facts, don't speculate. Speak with data.

  8. Wear security equipements.

WHAT

The gemba walk is a management practice to grasp the situation before taking action. A gemba walk is paying a visit to the “real place”, “where it happens”, the gemba. This visit is a critical one, as the visitor wants to make his mind about a problem, about the way things are done. A gemba walk it a kind of assessment.

BENEFITS

Gemba walks permit : 

  • to managers to check that company strategies are put in place and followed.

  • the organisation permanently challenge itself to keep moving.

  • to managers to demonstrates a good understanding of the factory. They can describe the organization processes, their strengths & weaknesses.

  • to reveal improvement opportunities, especially when seeing some kind of waste or give important clues about a problem.

2. COPY & IMPROVE ASSOCIATED BEST PRACTICES

 

Practice from: AML

Contact: Arnaud Bertrand

What: Example of Team Leader gembawalk on bike production line

Gains: Purposeful walk

Assessment level: Opex form D to C level [C5]

Practice from: CI team

Contact: Arnaud Bertrand

What: Example of Line Leader gembawalk on bike production line

Gains: Purposeful walk

Assessment level: Opex form D to C level [C5]

Practice from: CI team

Contact: Arnaud Bertrand

What: Example of Teammates gembawalk on bike production line for maintenance

Gains: Purposeful walk

Assessment level: Opex form D to C level [C5]

Practice from: CI team

Contact: Arnaud Bertrand

What: Template to use during a general gembawalk

Gains: Purposeful walk

Assessment level: Opex form D to C level [C5]

Practice from: CI team

Contact: Arnaud Bertrand

What: Template to use during a gembawalk focusing on problem collection

Gains: Purpose walk

Assessment level: Opex form D to C level [P3]

Practice from: CI team

Contact: Arnaud Bertrand

What: Template to use calculate the Through Put Time (TPT)

Gains: Purpose walk

Assessment level: /

Practice from: CI team

Contact: Arnaud Bertrand

What: Template to use during a gembawalk focusing on Non value Added

Gains: Purpose walk

Assessment level: Opex form E to D level [O4]

Practice from: CI team

Contact: Arnaud Bertrand

What: Template to use during a gembawalk focusing on Right first time (RFT)

Gains: Purpose walk

Assessment level: Opex, good help for O8.

Practice from: CI team

Contact: Arnaud Bertrand

What: Template to use during a gembawalk about time measurement

Gains: Purpose walk

Assessment level: Opex, good help for O10.

Practice from: CI team

Contact: Arnaud Bertrand

What: Template to use during a gembawalk about Machine Efficiency calculation OEE

Gains: Purpose walk

Assessment level: Opex, good help for O7.

Practice from: CI team

Contact: Xavier Bataille

What: Template to use during a gembawalk about Opex assessment

Gains: Purpose walk

Assessment level: to do opex itself

 

3. GO FURTHER WITH OUR COACHING OFFER

Please contact: CMW Factory

 

4. VALIDATE YOUR SKILLS

Competency = To promote the 'problem detection' routines & tools [CIPD]

 

5. EVALUATE YOUR ORGANIZATION

Assessment = OPEX

Chapter = C2 / C5

 

6. SHARE WITH US YOUR PRACTICE

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