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Everyone Communicates, Few Connect | 1 Day Course | KATA

The majority of companies in the US are increasingly relying on a wide range of continuous improvement methodologies, which include the Lean principles to remain competitive and sustainable. However, most of them have been unsuccessful due to various reasons, with communication being at the top of the list. If your conventional Lean deployment systems are […]

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Baptist Prepares to Open Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

By Andy Meek Baptist Memorial Health Care is opening a 12-bed pediatric intensive care unit next week at the Spence and Becky Wilson Baptist Children’s Hospital, the latest addition to Baptist’s growing suite of pediatric services. Baptist Children’s Hospital opened its 10-bed emergency department in January and has been caring for a steadily increasing stream […]

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New KATA and thinking around hiring results in better bottom-line

  In the world of hiring and recruiting, most anyone could say they’ve experienced the wait-and-see game as a job seeker. But what’s behind that wait on the employer side? Obviously time, but as well, the reality that time is tied closely to dollars: The longer the hiring time, the more it costs the bottom-line. […]

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Toyota Kata Delivers Improvements at La-Z-Boy

Furniture maker introduces Toyota Kata after reaching a Lean plateau  along with Kata coach Brandon Brown of the W3 Group, discussed their experiences with Toyota Kata during the 2015 IndustryWeek Best Plants conference, frequently referencing the work of Mike Rother, author of the 2009 book, Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results. Brown described Kata as the “less […]

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