Toyota Kata Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness, and Superior Results

ISBN-10: 0071635238

ISBN-13: 9780071635233

Edition: 2010

Authors: Mike Rother

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Mike Rother is an engineer, a teacher, and a guest researcher at the Technical University Dortmund. Rother’s work has bought him to numerous companies and hundreds of factories around the world, where he collaborates with people to test ideas and shares lessons learned. He splits his time between Ann Arbor, and Cologne, Germany. Rother has been entered into the Association of Manufacturing Excellence's Hall of Fame.

Introduction - Transforming our Understanding of Leadership and Management
The Situation
What Defines a Company that Thrives Long Term?
Know Yourself
How Are We Approaching Process Improvement?
Philosophy and Direction
Origin and Effects of Our Current Management Approach
The Improvement Kata: How Toyota Continuously Improves
Planning: Establishing a Target Condition
Problem Solving and Adapting: Moving Toward a Target Condition
The Coaching Kata: How Toyota Teaches the Improvement Kata
Who Carries Out Process Improvement at Toyota?
The Coaching Kata - Leaders as Teachers
Replication: What About Other Companies?
Developing Improvement Kata Behavior in Your Organization
Where Do You Start With the Improvement Kata?
How to Analyze a Production Process
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