Toyota Gemba

Gemba Walk with Jim Womack at Toyota

We held our annual Summit in Manchester on the 17th - 19th April 2018. The theme was Lean Strategy and the Work of Management. Possibly the highlight for many was a gemba walk of Toyota's Engine Plant at Deeside.

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Toyota Lean Management Centre

Interview from the UK Lean Summit 2015 - Toyota Lean Management Centre

Planet Lean editor Roberto Priolo sat down with Ian Hurst and Keith Edwards of the Toyota Lean Management Centre – who spoke at our Summit this past November – to discuss standardized work, and more.

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Picture Of David Brunt Taking A Gemba Walk Discussing A Lean Visual Wall

Food from the Gemba

Visiting the Gemba is essential. It is a privilege to be asked to go and see the inspiration people get from discovering new ways of working together and to hear their questions as they struggle to do even better.

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UK Lean Summit Developing Lean Transformations David Brunt CEO Lean Enterprise Academy

Developing Lean Transformations

In January 2014, John Shook shared the Lean Transformation Framework – the framework that we have been developing to guide transformations with our partner companies, large and small, across a wide range of industries.

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8 Key Learning Sessions

UK Lean Summit 2014 - Lean Transformation: Practical Next Steps

We are very excited about our Lean Summit that takes place next week. For those that haven’t yet booked there are still a few places left to join 200 other Lean Thinkers. To see what you may miss out on and why you should participate here is a brief outline of the event.

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Who is Attending the 2014 UK Lean Summit?

With just three weeks until this year’s Lean Summit I’ve been looking through the 2014 delegate list to see who is attending. It looks like we will have a great international event. So far we have participants from 23 countries

Learning from Applying Lean in IT

It is fair to say that over the last quarter of a century the term lean has spread to almost every sector. In the early days of implementation the manufacturing companies visiting Japan to see what Toyota was doing had a number of false starts or lessons learned

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