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TWO MINDSET OBSTACLES TO EFFECTIVE LEARNING
Author: By Carrington, Costantino, Liker, Rother
Summary
Media Format: Presentations
Publish Date: 7/24/2014
This SlideShare looks at two common mindsets that can prevent us from learning new skills. A team or organization that wants to develop a culture of continuous improvement will do well to use some structured practice routines -- Kata -- for developing people's scientific skills, especially at the beginning.
KATA CASE EXAMPLE - GKN SINTER METALS
Author: By Wayne Meyer
Summary
Media Format: Presentations
Publish Date: 7/1/2014
This month's video is a case example of deploying the Improvement Kata & Coaching Kata. Wayne Meyer illustrates GKN's application, explains how to get an organization to change and provides highly-useful lessons learned. Be sure to watch the final Q&A portion of the video for extra insights.
THE JEFF LIKER KATA INTERVIEW
Author: By Dr. Jeffrey Liker
Summary
Media Format: Presentations
Publish Date: 6/21/2014
This month's post is an inspiring 20-minute video that anyone involved in Lean will find beneficial. On the 10th anniversary of his still-bestselling book Jeff Liker discusses the connections between 'The Toyota Way' and 'Toyota Kata,' reflects on lessons learned and points out some pivots that are now underway in the Lean community.
MAY THE KATA BE WITH YOU
Author: By Alex Thomason
Summary
Media Format: Presentations
Publish Date: 5/4/2014
This month's IK/CK SlideShare takes a Star Wars perspective and describes key errors that IK Coaches should watch for and correct in their Learners.
TOP 10 TOYOTA KATA LESSONS
Author: By Michael Lombard
Summary
Media Format: Presentations
Publish Date: 3/16/2014
Here are ten terrifically-useful lessons from the ongoing effort to embed Toyota Kata into the culture at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Plano.
Lean Startup: From Toyota City to Fremont to You
Author: Shook, John
Summary
Media Format: Presentations
Publish Date: 2/10/2014

Speaking at the 2013 Lean Startup Conference, John Shook, CEO of the Lean Enterprise Institute, used his slides to give the audience some background on lean’s development and its key concepts. But he also noted that whether a company is a startup or an established company, lean thinking and practice means:

  • Engage Everyone in Problem Finding and Continuous Experimentation
  • Give Everyone Permission to Fail and Ability to Succeed
Managing on Purpose
Author: Shook, John
Summary
Media Format: Presentations
Publish Date: 2/10/2014

John Shook, CEO of the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute, introduces a lean transformation “house” or model that uses five key questions to customize the transformation to a company’s business situation. 

Shook believes too many companies defaulted into a prescriptive transformation model by simply trying to copy the tools and techniques in the classic Toyota Production System house that has been around for 40+ years. John will talk about the model at the 2014 Lean Transformation Summit.

PDCA FAST START
Author: By Mike Rother
Summary
Media Format: Presentations
Publish Date: 2/2/2014
This SlideShare explains a structured routine that makes it easy to conduct effective experiments.  Anyone can use it right now.
SHARPEN YOUR KATA COACHING
Author: By Bill Costantino
Summary
Media Format: Presentations
Publish Date: 1/5/2014
Here are five easy techniques to improve your coaching when using the 5 Coaching Kata Questions. This is a SlideCast, so turn your speakers on and click 'Play.'
Presentation - Manufacturing’s Next Chapter: The Story of GE Appliances and the Future of Manufacturing in North America
Author: Shook, John
Summary
Media Format: Presentations
Publish Date: 12/18/2013

Lean Enterprise Institute CEO John Shook, during a keynote presentation at the 2013 AME conference, offered lessons about cultural change, the rise and fall and resurrection of various production facilities – and about what’s working soundly at GE’s appliance manufacturing facility in Kentucky.

Join in the Q&A with GE Appliance executives at the 2014 Lean Transformation Summit