“With 30 years of amassed expertise, Art Byrne is among the uncommon few individuals who can converse with authority in regards to the pitfalls of financial measurement methods, the significance of respect for individuals, the power of Lean within the marketplace, and the leverage from organizing individuals around value streams. When he writes ‘Go to the Gemba and Run Your Kaizen,’ we should take heed.” — MASAAKI IMAI, bestselling creator of Kaizen and Gemba Kaizen
Toyota Kata will change how you view the job of managers. This site is a companion to the book, and a place we put things we're learning. The Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata are deliberate practice routines that align teams and make them better at achieving goals. What we have to share here is a systematic, scientific management approach that activates and mobilizes people's creative capabilities to meet challenging goals.