GA 212 | How to Combine TWI, Kata, and a Kaizen Event with Brandon Brown

This week’s guest is Brandon Brown. Brandon explained how he and his team have combined elements of TWI, kata, and kaizen events into a unique and effective learning system. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Brandon’s background (2:47)
  • An overview of Toyota Kata (4:57)
  • About the “Get Better Jump Start” approach (9:09)
  • The role of target conditions (16:30)
  • An example (18:55)
  • What’s been difficult (21:21)
  • Brandon’s conference takeaways (24:36)
  • Brandon’s final words of wisdom (28:01)

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1 Comment

  1. Clara O'laughlin

    May 23, 2018 - 3:51 pm

    Thanks for taking the time to explain Kata at the beginning of the episode. I’m very new on my Lean Six Sigma journey, so definitions are always helpful.