To get access to this video, and more than 1000 like it Subscribe Online today!

See Our PricingContact Sales

Already a Gemba Academy Member?

Log In

The A3 as a Method to Create a Pattern of Thinking

Mike Rother discusses how techniques like A3 and PDCA could be understood as methods to foster a pattern of thinking instead of checklists to be followed rigidly.

  • 0:08 - Learning differences between experts and learners
  • 0:52 - Experimenting while still grasping the current condition
  • 2:06 - Methods as ways to create patterns of thinking
  • 2:51 - Finding the knowledge threshold
  • 5:04 - Using A3 as a pattern to develop a routine
  • 7:28 - Belichick-Brady example

You are currently logged out and can only view unlocked videos. Log In

  1. Gemba Academy's Kata Journey with Ron Pereira07:10
  2. Developing & Utilizing Human Capabilities by Practicing Scientific Thinking with Mike Rother39:35
  3. The Toyota Way and Toyota Kata - Learning Over 48 Years with Jeffrey Liker50:28
  4. The Path to Toyota16:11
  5. The Toyota Way 4P Systems Model10:00
  6. The Model Line Approach to Lean Deployment12:41
  7. Lessons Learned from Applying Toyota Kata to Lean Transformations12:10
  8. You Can’t Ride My Bike - Deliberate Practice of New Routines10:31
  9. How NicePak Practices Toyota Kata with Tim Hall13:56
  10. NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital's Journey to Developing a Robust Management System with Brad Parsons19:30
  11. How Novo Nordisk Used Kata to Engage People with Renata Marques21:31
  12. 4 Ways Physicians Are Experimenting With Toyota Kata with Michael Lombard11:12
  13. Using Kata to Develop Frontline Leadership at FAST Global Solutions with Sam Wagner13:50
  14. The Improvement Kata with Beth Carrington and Oscar Roche39:54
  15. Improvement Kata Step 1 - Get the Direction or Challenge05:17
  16. Improvement Kata Step 2 - Grasp the Current Condition11:44
  17. Improvement Kata Step 3 - Establish the Target14:37
  18. Improvement Kata Step 4 - Experiment Toward the Target Condition05:31
  19. Coaching Kata - The Role of the Coach03:02
  20. Coaching to a New Threshold of Knowledge with Brandon Brown08:49
  21. Non-Verbal Communication in the Coaching Kata with Scott Laundry and Mike Rother27:39
  22. Using Elements of Non-Verbal Communication in the Coaching Kata07:49
  23. How to Teach Coaches to Use Non-Verbal Communication05:41
  24. Non-Verbal Communication and the Second Coach's Role06:20
  25. Preparing the Learner's Mind During Kata Coaching03:30
  26. How to Tell If the Learner Is Ready for the Next Target Condition03:45
  27. The Kata Coach as Teacher, Learner, and Improver with Tilo Schwarz10:56
  28. Kata Coaching to Develop Common Goals with Dave Seabrook06:21
  29. Continuous Improvement and Technology with Jeff Roussel12:41
  30. Improvement Kata and A3 Thinking with Oscar Roche20:58
  31. Why Root Cause Analysis Is Rarely Done Well04:01
  32. The A3 as a Method to Create a Pattern of Thinking08:41
  33. Facts, Data, Emotions, and Testing at the Threshold of Knowledge08:30
  34. Developing Leaders for Continuous Improvement with Mark Rosenthal18:04