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Rother, Mike
Toyota kata : managing people for improvement, adaptiveness, and superior results / Mike Rother
New York : McGraw Hill, c2010
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Subject(s) Total quality management
Personnel management
Industrial efficiency
Organizational effectiveness
Subject Toyota Jidōsha Kabushiki Kaisha -- Management
Physical Description xx, 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-293) and index
Contents 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 -- Appendix 1 : where do you start with the improvement kata? -- Appendix 2 : process analysis

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