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Hoshin Promotion

Summary: 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.

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  • Topics: Six Sigma
  • Keywords: Quality tools, Hoshin planning, Strategic planning, Organizational improvement initiatives, Lean manufacturing
  • Author: Manos, Anthony
  • Journal: Six Sigma Forum Magazine