Gemba Walk Network Category

Summary – Gemba Walk Network meeting at Baystate Hospital 4.24.14

If you are interested in how organizations overcome obstacles in a complicated and physically challenging environment you missed a great meeting. The theme was Standardized Work for Managers and Visual Management but our tour and discussions went well beyond those subjects. Companies in attendance: St. Vincents Hospital OFS Vitel EIS Wire and Cable Holyoke Community… Read more »

Next Gemba Walk Network meeting, June 12, 2014 at OFS

Where: OFS Fitel, 55 Darling Drive, Avon, CT Phone (860) 678-0371 When:  Thursday June 12, 2014 from 8:30am to Noon What: Idea Systems and empowering the workforce for continuous improvement Who: Maximum of 25 attendees (no consultants please).  All attendees must register.  No opened toed shoes, safety glasses provided. Why:  Go see and listen to… Read more »

Next Gemba Walk Network Meeting March 20, 2014 at Protonex

CANCELLED  CANCELLED   When: Thursday, March 20, 2014, meet and greet from 8am to 8:30, meeting begins at 8:30 ending by noon. Where: Protonex, 153 Northboro Rd, Southborough, MA 01772 Phone:(508) 490-9960 What – Subject – Cellular flow – go see and discuss Protonex’s assembly cell. Who – Max attendees: 12 – no consultants please. … Read more »

Summary, Gemba Walk Network meeting 2/27/14

10 years of Lean at EIS Wire & Cable “Mistakes made, lessons learned and continuing improvement”. An inspiring morning for network attendees as Roy St. Andre and his team went through each of the last ten years with highlights, lessons learned and measures.  Continued growth (10% per year for the last few years) with no… Read more »

Summary – Gemba Walk Network @ St. Vincent’s Hospital

The first meeting of the Gemba Walk Network took place at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester, MA. on December 5, 2013. Ironically, St. Vincent’s subject was their daily Gemba Walk. Attending companies: Baystate Health Southworth Corp. EIS Wire & Cable North Amherst Motors St. Vincent’s team does Gemba walks every day, going to see 24… Read more »

First Gemba Walk Network Meeting Scheduled

Where?  St. Vincent’s Hospital, Worcester Medical Center, 123 Summer St, Worcester, MA 01608 Phone: (508) 363-5000 When? Thursday December 5, 2013, 8:00am to Noon Who?  Businesses practicing lean/continuous improvement/business process excellence/ six-sigma etc.  NO CONSULTANTS PLEASE.  The maximum attendees we can accommodate comfortably is 15.  These spots will fill up quickly.  Registration is required, please… Read more »