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Gemba Walk with Samuel Obara of Toyota Honsha – May 26, 2016

Why do so many companies try to implement lean but fail? The journey toward sustainable, continuous improvement starts with the Gemba Walk. You cannot devise useful Kaizen/continuous improvement programs sitting at your desk, but just going out and watching does not solve your problems, either – it only makes you an “industrial tourist.” On May

PDM Video: Root Cause Analysis

Hello Everyone! Samuel Obara‘s video presentation titled “Root Cause Analysis” from our June 22, 2011 PDM is now available to view below! ¬†Presenter Samuel Obara is an advisor at Honsha and has over 20 years of Toyota Production System (TPS) experience. ¬†As always, we encourage everyone to attend since part of the whole PDM experience