Hoshin Promotion

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Manos, Anthony   (ASQ)   Profero Inc., Frankfort, IL

Six Sigma Forum Magazine    Vol. 9    No. 4
QICID: 32540    August 2010    pp. 7-14

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Article Abstract

Hoshin kanri is reemerging as a strategic planning tool for organizations due to the popularity of lean Six Sigma and the demands of the healthcare industry. After reaching a certain level of success with lean, organizations are looking for additional approaches to deploy as a natural progression of the lean Six Sigma journey. Hoshin kanri offers a powerful tool to help organization shape their future by keeping them on track and focused on the best use of resources to reach their goals. A sidebar article lists additional tools to help in planning.

Keywords

Quality tools; Hoshin planning; Strategic planning; Organizational improvement initiatives; Lean manufacturing


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