Making an Aligned Organization a Reality

This book paints a picture of how you can turn strategy and execution into everyday activity at all levels. The Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata are about practicing routines of goal-oriented creativity so they become habitual and help you build a deliberate, scientific thinking culture. As teams inside an organization pursue their individual goals, they are united by an overarching strategic challenge and a scientific way of thinking and working.

This is some of the essence of what the Lean community calls “policy deployment,” “policy management,” “hoshin kanri,” or “strategy deployment.”


An organization ...

Get Toyota Kata Culture: Building Organizational Capability and Mindset through Kata Coaching now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.