Improvement Kata improved?

Emil Vikström

Emil Vikström

Agile management consultant at Avega Group
I work as advisor and coach to leaders and development teams.

My specialities are efficiency in IT, leadership, management innovation and people development
Emil Vikström
Toyota Kata or Improvement Kata including the Coaching Kata can be said to be a method to coach people into discovering solutions for themselves rather than getting the final answer from someone else, like a manager. This way the organizational capacity for...

A Hierarchy of Management Engagement

A Hierarchy of Management Engagement
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Martin Burns

Services Director at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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To be capable of effectively directing work and leading improvement, management need to have a reality based deep understanding of how value is created and what impediments exist. Often, management will talk about the importance of having engagement from their staff....

The Work of Management

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Martin Burns

Services Director at CA Inc (formerly Rally)
Previously: Leader of software delivery portfolios in large scale orgs.
Specialism: Transforming complex delivery organisations to be more Lean/Agile.
Mindset: Continuous Improvement Obsessive
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Management is Non-Value-Add activity. Why do we fund it? To create, sustain and improve a Run Time Environment for Value Add activity. Traditional management is seen as the work of co-ordinating or directing others in a system to achieve best outcome against defined...