Mike Rother will speak about Toyota Kata at B117 Wells Hall as part of the Demmer Center for Business Transformation Lean Speaker Series. The event will be held 1–4 p.m. on Friday, October 24.
Rother is a groundbreaking researcher and the author of Toyota Kata, a book that explains the teachable, repeatable routines that make scientific thinking a daily habit. In his talk, he will describe the components of Toyota Kata and the role of the leader at Toyota and other companies using the Toyota Kata approach. Mike’s insights will shed light on the important roles of lean leaders as direction setters, coaches and mentors, and improvement practitioners, and this session will provide valuable guidance for every organization’s lean journey.