A way to find your way, when a way is hard to find.

THE IMPROVEMENT KATA

3.

Kata Creates

Culture

5.

The TK

Starter Kata

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Value Stream Mapping

Supporting Materials

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Extras

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1.

Improvement Kata

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Challenge

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2.

Coaching

Kata

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4.

Getting

Started

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TOYOTA

KATA

The

Improvement

Kata Exercise

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Toyota Kata has only existed since 2009 but has already become a

tried and trusted way to develop scientific mindset in any team or

organization. TK is practiced in thousands of organizations worldwide,

and the numbers keep growing.

Welcome to the Toyota Kata website. My name is Mike Rother. We studied Toyota’s

management system and here’s what we found: They practice and teach a pattern of scientific

thinking every day. We called it the Improvement Kata, and here it is for you to practice and use.

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  1. A way of working, and of working together, to continually improve, adapt and innovate.

  1. Developing scientific thinking skill and mindset, by practicing some simple “Starter Kata.”

The Improvement Kata + the Coaching Kata  =  Toyota Kata

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