My Role: KATA
What is Toyota Kata?
Toyota has excelled as a company thanks in large part to their culture of scientific thinking and behaviors. Thanks to the research by Mike Rother in the book Toyota Kata, you can now develop these same skills for yourself and your organization. How? By practicing the Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata. These skills are great practice routines for developing your people, from top to bottom, and across business units.
The Toyota Kata Learning Loop takes you from basic awareness and knowledge through skill development and mastery with the annual Kata Summit (aka KataCon) in North America and TWI & Kata Summit Europe as key stopping points.
The strength of a company is the improvement capability of all the people. - Mike Rother
- Hands-on, 10-Hour open enrollment SkillPoint for Toyota Kata Workshop
- From the TWI Institute: Toyota Kata 40-hour Train-the-trainer.
- Learn by doing, sustained over time.
UPCOMING EVENTS RELATED TO KATA
Check out what's coming up!
Conducting Workplace Experiments by Oscar Roche
Toyota Kata Strengthens the Application of A3 by Gene Kaschak and Oscar Roche
Leadership Development Through Toyota Kata by Sam Wagner
The Meta-Patterns of Innovation by Mark Rosenthal
Toyota Kata Illustrates Skill and “Need for Change” Obstacles by Oscar Roche and Mike Withka