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Mark Rosenthal

Mark Rosenthal

Managing Director, Novayama LLC
mark.rosenthal.206@gmail.com

Mark Rosenthal has been teaching and leading continuous improvement across diverse industries, including heavy industry, consumer products, process industries and the service sector for over 20 years. Today he is an independent consultant to companies who are striving to shape their internal culture to drive improvement every day. Mark shares what he is learning on theleanthinker.com.

Articles by Mark Rosenthal
Starter Kata for Coaching
The latest Kata SlideShare (and embedded 8-minute video) traces an arc of practice and learning of coaching skill. Establish a baseline of fundamental skills, and then build on them to advance your coaching skill development. More »
Don't Start with Tools!
Starting off your lean transformation with one of the various tools at your disposal is certainly tempting. But according to Craig Stritar and Mark Rosenthal, that's a temptation you need to resist. Drawing on examples from Toyota and their own experiences, Stritar and Rosenthal explain their preferred gateway to lean transformation. More »
10 RULES FOR FAILING WITH TOYOTA KATA
Looking for tips to successfully practice the Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata in your organization? In this month's Kata SlideShare the experienced practitioners Karsten Seydel and Mark Rosenthal describe ten pitfalls to watch for. More »
THE COACHING KATA CHAIN OF COACHING
There's a lot of interest in what the Coach/Learner dialog looks like when it's extended across all levels of an organization. It's useful to have a picture of what you're working toward, which is what this SlideShare shows you. Also see: http://theleanthinker.  com/2013/08/18/the-struggle/ More »
PRACTICAL APPROACH FOR STRATEGY DEPLOYMENT
This SlideShare is almost equivalent to a workbook. Download it, study it, and discover how your organization can (finally) achieve Strategy Deployment. More »