Workshops (M21 - M23)
Presentation Description: How do we engage everyone in problem solving? Toyota Kata addresses this challenge providing the framework for a sustainable problem solving culture incorporating targeted experimentation and personal learning.
In this workshop, you will learn about behavior routines, or kata. First, Improvement Kata is a repeating routine of establishing challenging target conditions, working step-by-step through obstacles and learning from problems encountered along the way. Second, Coaching Kata is a pattern of teaching improvement kata to employees at every level, ensuring that it permeates their thinking and actions.
If you are seeking a better way to lead, manage and develop people to produce continuous improvements with superior results, this session is for you. Briefly put – Toyota Kata utilizes the capabilities of all its team members better than we do with our traditional management methods allowing us to achieve non-traditional, outstanding results!
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to …
Apply The Improvement Kata: A scientific 4-step iterative PDCA routine
Understand The Coaching Kata: A daily routine utilizing 5 Coaching Kata Questions to teach and embed the Improvement Kata thinking pattern
Recognize the need for alignment of the Vision, Challenge and Target Condition to focus improvement activities.