For many highly successful organisations, Hoshin Kanri is the Strategy Execution methodology that underpins their success. Hoshin Kanri, otherwise known as Hoshin Planning or Goal/Policy Deployment, is a management technique that was first developed by Professor Yoji Akao in Japan in the 1950s. In 1976, Hewlett-Packard’s Japanese subsidiary was the first western organisation known to use the methodology. It was quickly adopted by companies in the United States, including Toyota and Xerox. To...

BPIR Categories

14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique
2.2.1 Obtain stakeholder input into strategy formulation
2.5.1 Communicate policies & strategies
2.5.3 Develop and deploy action plans & projects
8.2.2 Create an environment for empowerment/innovation
8.2.5 Leaders review org performance/capabilities
9.2.2 Define & align work outputs & metrics

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