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Kata Puts the "Continuous" in Continuous Improvement

In this 6-minute video, Drew Locher of Change Management Associates makes the 'Case for Kata’ by explaining what it takes for teams to develop the skills and habits of Continuous Improvement culture, and how practicing the routines of the IK and CK helps you do that.

By Drew Locher | February 2016
by Calvin Williams | August 2018

Great callout on how companies approach lean by training or doing some Lean events and then hoping people take it and run with it. ...Yeah that doesn't work.

You're spot on that the practice of CI skills needs to be made systematic. I really like how KATA provides the "Management System" aspect that helps drive and sustain the CI culture.

Calvin Williams
Founder / CEO
Impruver.com
SaaS CI Technology for CPG

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