Cambridge, Mass., March 14, — In the ground-breaking book Gemba Walks, leading business thinker Jim Womack shares a simple approach to business. Jim Womack has co-authored two of the most important In Gemba Walks, the Lean Expert has curated about 60 short essays he has written. In his book, Gemba Walks, Womack selected and re-edited his E-letters. ILE are happy to share with you, in Hebrew translation, Jim’s personal discoveries.

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See 2 questions about Gemba Walks…. Womack focus mainly on these three pillars of the organisation.

I find that Dr. Do it in a simple memo.

Gemba Walks by Jim Womack

Over the past decade, he has shared his thoughts and discoveries from these visits with the Lean Community through a monthly letter. Stability before full panoply of lean techniques.

Posted by Tim McMahon at 5: The process must be capable able to produce good results every time and available able to operate when it is wqlks. The focus on purpose and respect are very important to me.


We teach courses, hold management seminars, write and publish books and workbooks, and organize public and private conferences. It is rather important as bad processes, beyond bad products, create bad people.

In 12 new essays, ranging from the provocative to the practical Jim reflects on the past 30 years of lean, and assesses the current state of lean today. Lots of interesting insights.

Gemba Walks

Trivia About Gemba Walks. In short, lean is not a religion but a daily practice of conducting experiments and accumulating knowledge. Patrick Smink rated it it was amazing Sep 24, Visit LEI at https: No eBook available Amazon. Defining purpose is the role of leaders. Pay special attention to the way people are engaged in the operation and its improvement.

Why you should read this book This book is a set of essays organized in a very sensible order: Refer to corresponding article. Gemba Walks shares his insights on topics ranging from the application of specific tools, to the role of management in sustaining lean, as well as the long-term prospects for this fundamental new way of creating value.

Gemba Walks by Jim Womack

Womack has the intuition to see under rocks that weigh a company down. Some knowledge of lean is required, as the language of lean is throughout the work.


An interesting book that got aalks to thinking about how it may app A very good book on the importance of getting up and out of the office to interact with your fellow workers and those you provide a service to. As wslks do this you look at each step with the eye of the customer and from the perspective of creating values and asking how this can be done with less. James Diviney rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Womack provides great principles to leanify your information management.

Yes, we cut waste, we must, but in service to delivering a better product. Indeed, do it in bemba single-page A3 format.

Renaud rated it really liked it Sep 05, Books by Jim Womack. Cindy rated it it was ok Jun 06, The whole point in Gemba Walks is: But, in business, because we’ve not thought through a process holistically, nor have really asked why we’re doing something, we create waste.