JPW Fund welcomes our first school!
The Pawley Lean Institute at Oakland University
“……the heart of any management education must be on the gemba, directly engaging the people doing the actual value-creating work. So instead of analyzing problems and jumping to solutions quickly without gemba knowledge, schools need to find gemba on a continuing basis for every student and to take every student through extended cycles of hoshin, A3, and daily management.”
“Doing this would require schools to develop long-term relations with those organizations supplying gemba experience and to become, effectively, their centers of management training. This seems like a steep hill to climb but I don’t think it’s crazy.”
Planet Lean, March 2017