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Mike Rother

Mike Rother (born 1958, Michigan, USA) is an American researcher. He introduced the widespread business practices of Value Stream Mapping and Toyota Kata (Improvement Kata + Coaching Kata). He has been affiliated with the Industrial Technology Institute (Ann Arbor), the University of Michigan College of Engineering, the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (Stuttgart), and the Technical University Dortmund.

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PublicationsEdit

  • Learning to See: Value Stream Mapping to Add Value and Eliminate MUDA (1999), with John Shook
  • Creating Continuous Flow: An Action Guide for Managers, Engineers and Production Associates (2001)
  • Toyota Kata: Managing People for Improvement, Adaptiveness and Superior Results (2009)
  • Toyota Kata Culture: Building Organizational Capability and Mindset through Kata Coaching (2017)

AwardsEdit

  • Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing Research: Research and Professional Publication Award, 1999, 2003 and 2011[1]
  • Association for Manufacturing Excellence Hall of Fame, 2013[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Recognition". Shingo Institute. Archived from the original on 2014-10-30. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  2. ^ "AME Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2017-05-03. 

External linksEdit

  • Entry at Google Scholar [1]
  • Entry at Research Gate [2]
  • Entry at University of Michigan [3]
  • Entry at WebMii [4]