Sustainable & Inclusive decision making
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An Obeya is a physical or digital workspace where strategy meets execution. The Obeya is a system, a concept, a philosophy, defined by a particular set of ideas (“Obeya principles”) used for inclusive and sustainable decision making.
Typical about Obeya is that it guides both behavior as well as a work environment design. It creates a so called “single source of truth”.
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The Obeya Association is a platform and a worldwide network that aims to share knowledge on Obeya easier than before. We aim to develop Obeya “from tool to philosophy”. We are a community of Obeya practitioners, discussing, creating, sharing, testing and continuously improving Obeya practices.
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About the Obeya Association
The Obeya Association is the heart of all that is Obeya. A platform and a worldwide network promoting the use of Obeya methods professionally and constantly expanding the Obeya knowledge base.
The purpose of the Obeya Association is to ‘Create conscious organizations capable to build a better world for future generations’. We are devoted to making effective Obeya practice accessible for all.
By bridging Obeya back to its origins we learn about the deep philosophical essence from decades of Obeya use and centuries of practice in the Art of Management.
In this educational video packed with practical tips and insigths, Mark Marijnissen explains how to develop your skill at Obeya Hosting to cultivate meeting habits, that transform insight to action.
In this video, recorded at the Worldwide Obeya Summit 2022, author and expert in Effectiveness Jim Benson reveals how Obeya transcends Lean, Kanban and Agile as a means to experience work together.
How to digitize your Lean System
Is it really possible, or even practical, to digitize Lean practices? Lean philosophy has been around for decades and many Lean practitioners highlight the significance of pen and paper execution.
Lean Management vs Six Sigma
Every day new businesses are opened while others are closed. One thing is certain, it’s that when it comes to business-critical decisions like choosing a
Leading with Obeya @ Nike – learn from Fred Mathijssen
In 2014 I saw Fred at the Lean IT Summit in Paris giving his talk about Obeya @ Nike. Now, years later I’ve had the