This particular video, The Coaching Kata is one of a 7-part video series with Brandon Brown where we touched upon some of the finer points of the Toyota Kata versus staying at the 20,000 foot level. Toyota Kata is documented in Mike Rother’s book Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results.
The series consist of these 7 videos:
- What is Toyota Kata
- Using Kata for Alignment
- Establishing Target Conditions
- Picking the Obstacle to Overcome
- Overcoming the Unmovable Obstacle
- The Coaching Kata
- Putting the Kata to Action
Brandon Brown delivers tangible and sustainable continuous improvement results as a Toyota Kata Coach and Lean Instructor/Facilitator as an Associate for the W3 Group. Since 2006, Brandon has been a Professor of Operations Management at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville teaching courses in the Industrial Engineering department such as Lean Production and Leadership Principles and Practices for the Master of Science in Operations Management degree program. Brandon is a Southeast Region Board Member for the of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence. He is also a Certified John Maxwell Coach, Teacher, and Speaker.
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