Video: Meaning of Genchi Genbutsu for Kaizen in Manufacturing

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The literal translation of Genchi Genbutsu is close to “actual place, actual thing”. Yet, it’s more enriching to read Toyota’s own definition, as expressed in the Toyota Way 2001 internal pamphlet: “we practice genchi genbutsu… go to the source to find the facts to make correct decisions, build consensus and achieve goals at our best speed.“
Learn how to use facts and consensus for goal achievement. At best speed (not necessarily the fastest).

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