Hoshin Kanri and the X-Matrix
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Hoshin Kanri, commonly referred to as Policy Deployment in America, means “shiny metal” or “compass. It is a planning method that captures and cements strategic goals and actions and combines them with the means to make those goals achievable. Hoshin Kanri is a systematic and disciplined process to align, communicate, and execute business strategy by focusing on those vital few breakthrough objectives that give you competitive advantage. • Insure the entire organization is working on the right things • Use a simple one-page document to manage efforts • Create meaningful metrics with accountability for reaching targets
Keywords: Hoshin Kanri - Strategic Planning - X-Matrix