The Pattern and Practice Routines of the Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata Help You Create a Deliberate Culture

In complex and dynamic markets it often no longer works to have a few individuals making decisions and trying to command and control an organization. In such market conditions, the advantage is often with organizations that adapt, innovate, and continuously improve, at all levels, by mobilizing and coordinating the brainpower of everyone in the organization.

As this book illustrates, the Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata are about teaching a systematic and scientific way of working throughout an organization, to get better at reaching difficult goals. It’s a culture-modification process that involves developing new skills and a new ...

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