"Genchi genbutsu" (現地現物), which means "go and see for yourself," is one of these management principles; it is a managerial term associated with Toyota Motors company. The cross-disciplinary application of genchi genbutsu can be stretched further to any organization and even to institutions of learning. In other words, are we seeing the end of genchi genbutsu? It is important to note that technology should not dissolve the beneficial practice and outcome brought about by genchi genbutsu, specifically the use of artificial intelligence (AI). This will enable more people to look for ways to constantly improve production, which is primarily the purpose of genchi genbutsu."
Source: Manila Times October 02, 2022 04:04 UTC