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The Kata Improvement Model – A Four-Step method to guide management and employees during their continuous improvement journey.


The Kata Improvement Model can serve as the foundation for your manufacturing employees to build the scientific thinking and lean skill sets they need to navigate a crisis. In this Quality Digest feature, continuous improvement expert Sarah Burlingame of Train, Develop, Optimize (TDO, one of Insyte Consulting’s sister organizations in the New York MEP network) breaks down Kata into four actionable steps your employees can follow to help them not only survive, but thrive in a crisis.

Practicing kata encourages a structured approach where one obstacle is removed at a time through experimentation. Please contact Insyte Consulting if you would like to discuss how we can help guide Kata at your company.