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Leader standard work: Going to the gemba with purpose

Half-day workshop

This is a four-hour workshop and is combined with the Value Added Safety workshop, another four-hour workshop.

This workshop is about how to become more effective at developing the leadership behaviors needed to complement the tools most people focus on when embarking on a Lean journey in their business. A main emphasis will be on “teaching others to see” (e.g., identifying and removing waste, developing basic problem-solving capability in associates, and using visual management skills), a key role of leaders in a lean/continuous improvement environment. We will learn about practical implementation of going to gemba (“the place where things happen”). Participants will then have the opportunity to practice these behaviors at the conference center, the day’s “shop floor."