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Improvement Kata

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What is

a Kata?

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Value Stream Mapping

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2.

Coaching

Kata

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3.

Kata Creates

Culture

5.

Getting

Started

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6.

Challenge

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4.

Neuroscience

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Materials to Download  (4 Items)

 

The Improvement Kata

Reference Guide

and Poster

(1) The Improvement Kata Handbook

(2) Three Key Tools

(3) Example of the Coaching Process Throughout an Organization

This SlideShare presents the best picture we have so far of what the Improvement Kata /

Coaching Kata process looks like when it’s established in an organization.  This is

particularly useful since you can see what one is working toward and why.

Use these tools when you practice the Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata:

  1. Learner’s storyboard

  2. 5-Question Card

  3. PDCA Cycles Record

Other Materials

Three Key Tools

  1. • Learner's Storyboard

  2. • 5-Question Card

  3. • PDCA Cycles Record

Click the card to download all 3 (pdf format)

Example of the Coaching Process Throughout an Organization

To download a pdf

of this SlideShare

click here (14 MB File)

(4) The Improvement Kata Reference Guide and Poster

The IK Reference Guide condenses key Improvement Kata information onto one page.  The IK poster is useful as a “you are here” map.

Click on each item

This application & coach’s guide to the Improvement Kata & Coaching Kata

is being created open-source.  It includes:


  1. --> How to practice and apply the 4 steps of the Improvement Kata pattern

  2. --> Step-by-step instructions for the Coaching Kata

  3. --> Lessons from our experiences

  4. --> All the forms for the Learner, Coach and 2nd Coach


The Handbook is updated periodically and is intended to support persons who are teaching, practicing or interested in the Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata.  While we continue to experiment and develop the Handbook its latest version is here for you to download and use.  Join us in developing scientific skills and mindset!  (See copyright information below.)

Instructions for

assembling

the Handbook -->

The Improvement Kata Handbook is

Copyright © 2014 by Mike Rother, all

rights reserved.


You are free to copy and use these

materials as long as you note the

source and copyright on each page,

but they may not be reproduced for

sale in any form.

Improvement Kata Handbook

Now at Version 22.0

PART I:  GETTING STARTED

PART III:  THE COACHING KATA

PART II:  THE IMPROVEMENT KATA

By Mike Rother

Appendix

Click to read or download the chapters  (pdf format)

Preface

Introduction

About the

Improvement

Kata

Guidelines

for Practicing

Roles and

Structure for

Daily Practice

Useful

Forms

STEP 1:

STEP 2:

STEP 3:

STEP 4:

Coaching

Kata 1:

Coaching

Kata 2:

Guidelines

Coaching

Cycles

Understand

the Direction

(Challenge)

Grasp the

Current

Condition

Establish the

Next Target

Condition

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/Preface.pdf
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/Introduction.pdf
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/About_the_IK.pdf
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/Practice_Guidelines.pdf
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/Roles_and_Structure.pdf
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/Direction.pdf
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/Analysis.pdf
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/TC.pdf
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/Coaching_Kata_1.pdf
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/Coaching_Kata_2.pdf
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/Appendix.pdf

Iterate Toward

the Target

Condition

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mrother/Handbook/PDCA.pdf