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Johnson, Patterson, and O 'Connell (2013) noted that A3 report incorporation effectively addresses process improvement in the healthcare industry. Dombrowski and Mielke (2013) discussed the foundational principle of Gemba in the workplace. Gemba is a Japanese term applied to organizational leaders who observe the workplace to gain knowledge and make decisions based on data and observations (Hossen, 2015). In the development of the product or service, organizational leaders observe the process to identify the root cause of problems or opportunities (Dombrowski & Mielke, 2013). Organizational leaders avoid defects by identifying and addressing problems through the Gemba process (Hossen, 2015). Critchley (2015) discussed the spaghetti diagram as a tool to document movement of a product or individual. To develop a spaghetti diagram, Tu et al. (2012) wrote that the observer needs an outline and create a structural diagram of the physical location. The observer outlines and traces the steps that an individual takes or the flow of the process in the development of the spaghetti diagram (Tu et al., 2012). The observer develops the spaghetti diagram to visually identify wasted steps or flow throughout the process, to address opportunities to improve the physical layout of the workplace (Critchley, 2015). Industry leaders utilize standard work to implement the automation of a particular process (Lu & Yang, 2014). Lu and Yang (2014) noted that organizational managers created the
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