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  • How to Navigate the Hoshin Kanri Planning Process

    One of the most important and challenging responsibilities of leaders is setting the strategic direction of the organization and steering everyone toward it. Sometimes, the ultimate goal is called “True North.” Hoshin Kanri is a strategic planning process that was first cra...

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  • Geben Sie Ihrer Führung eine Richtung – mit Hoshin Kanri in the group Lean Six Sigma Deutschland

    Eine Führungsidee im Rahmen von Lean Management ist Hoshin Kanri. Leo Jobst erläutert uns jetzt im Interview, was dieses Leitbild ausmacht und wie Sie diese ganz einfach umsetzen können, auch im Tagesgeschäft.Original: https://www.management-circle.de/blog/geben-sie-ihrer-fueh...

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  • How to Get Senior Leaders Excited About Hoshin Kanri Software

    We find that it is often the people closest to the problem who bring a software solution to the attention of leaders. In many cases, successfully securing the green light to move ahead with a software implementation requires a bit of “selling up.” After all, people who don&...

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  • Hoshin Kanri – Part 2: PDCA

    In my first post on Hoshin Kanri I explained the details of making the list for the Hoshin. This now has to be combined with a PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act). The rigor of PDCA gives value and life to what would otherwise be a simple action list. Let me show you: PDCA PDCA is … Continue readi...

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  • Hoshin Planning 101

    Maneuvering an organization toward its long-term strategic goals while managing day-to-day improvements and curtail business processes demands systemic planning and an organization that is fully aligned. That’s the concept that drives Hoshin planning. This post is designed to he...

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  • Hoshin Kanri – Part 1: The To-Do List

    This week I will look at Hoshin Kanri (方針管理, policy management). The word is often used as a sort of miracle cure for the problems in your organization. The tool itself, however, is rather mundane, although it did significantly help Toyota. This, of course, did not sto...

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  • Hoshin Kanri – Part 3: Hierarchical Hoshins

    Hoshin Kanri can be used individually, but its full potential is shown across the levels of corporate hierarchy. The goals of a Hoshin Kanri should be derived from the Hoshin Kanri of the next-level hierarchy above. This post is part of a larger series on Hoshin Kanri. Let’s look at the hie...

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  • Hoshin Kanri – Part 4: The X-Matrix?

    When googling Hoshin Kanri, you will sooner or later come across an X-Matrix. It is a visually very impressive tool, but I am in serious doubt about its usefulness. It focuses on the creation of the Hoshin items, but to me this approach is overkill, and – even worse – may distract the...

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  • Common Questions About the Hoshin Kanri X-Matrix

    Strategy deployment is arguably the most crucial responsibility of business executives. Setting the direction for the organization and making the day-to-day decisions that drive the organization closer to “True North,” is what leadership is all about. But it’s not eas...

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  • Hoshin Kanri and the Kanri Noryoku Program: Rejuvenating Toyota

    In my previous posts I explained how Hoshin Kanri works. This post looks at how Toyota embeds Hoshin Kanri as part of their overall management structure. Toyota started this in 1979 when director Masao Nemoto started the Kanri Noryoku Program (管理能力プロ|...

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