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Kata Questions | Coaching Kata

Top 5 Coaching Kata Questions | Continuous Coaching Commitment

In the beginning stages of implementing the Toyota Kata, an organization outlines its goals, communicates its vision and chooses its departmental challenges through value stream mapping and perhaps the Hoshin Kanri. As these steps are completed, the process moves forward by setting target conditions. Your manager or other coach will work to ensure that everyone stays on course […]

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Lean Thinking | Toyota Kata

The Power of Lean Thinking | Toyota Kata

Lean thinking is a philosophy based on Toyota’s employee-management routines. People also call it Toyota Kata after a 2009 book by Mike Rother called Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness, and Superior Results. Toyota calls its organizational routines kata, a Japanese word that usually refers to practice routines in martial arts. Kata can also mean any […]

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KATA 1 Day Course

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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