Stuart Powell: Kata at Cookshack

The Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata (IK/CK) are practice routines (“Starter Kata”) that help turn anyone into an experimenter striving for a strategic purpose. Stuart Powell and his team at Cookshack in Ponca City, Oklahoma strive to differentiate Cookshack from competitors by strategically applying the Improvement Kata and Coaching Kata routines and practicing them daily.

This presentation is from the 2015 Oklahoma Conference on Manufacturing, October 7, 2015, sponsored by the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance (

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