hoshin


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hoshin

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hoshin kanri

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jishu kanri

a Japanese term referring to the setting of strategic direction for planning and communicating QUALITY and PRODUCTIVITY goals, the purpose being to communicate common objectives and to gain commitment for these throughout the organization. The term ‘hoshin’ is used to describe the breakthoughs of goals that are required to be achieved to meet an overall plan. See BUSINESS STRATEGY.
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An IHE methodology has been proposed for BSC implementation using Hoshin Kanri, a process-oriented approach (Asan and Tanyas 2007).
The conference will unleash powerful insights on Six Sigma methodology and tools, such as, Process Management, Balanced Scorecard (BSC), Lean, Work-Out, Hoshin Kanri, Risk Management, Policy Deployment, Quality Management System, Change Management, Case Studies, amongst others.
La empresa puede tener exito si lleva a cabo el despliegue de las estrategias a traves del Hoshin Kanri en tacticas y operaciones que involucren los niveles jerarquicos; un Balance Scorecard que proporcione las metricas para medir el desempeno, sin olvidar el sentido holistico que debe llevar el trabajo a futuro.
These tools are: (1) A newly developed family business governance indicator -based on the structure, although not the contents- of the Japanese Deming Price; the indicator serves as a monitoring mechanism, as a checklist of governance keypoints, and as a roadmap and benchmark to better governance; (2) Hoshin management, with a well-tested methodology; hoshin management aims at short-term planning focusing on a few objectives, called hoshin (2a), to overcome key problems in the context of a long-term plan; and (3) A system of effective meetings, based on the experience of a leading Japanese shipyard; the system organizes the hoshin planning process and strengthens company governance.
Dynamic capabilities: top executive audits and hoshin kanri at Nissan South Africa.
Since the 1960s, many companies have used Hoshin Kanri planning, which focuses on achieving a "vital annual stretch goal," an ambitious long-term target.
Value analysis/value engineering (VA/VE) can be used here as well as techniques like Hoshin planning and zero-based budgeting.
56) Compare Kisho yasei doshokubutsushu hozon hoshin [Basic Policy
It's a matter of picking films with a decent minimum guarantee and planning the best release strategy, such how many prints to make and how much to spend on P&A," Hoshin says.