Hoshin Kanri Provides a Context for Six Sigma

Posted by: meikah | 1 September 2008 | 1:24 am

Research and Markets is introducing a new continuous improvement methodology: hoshin kanri. They claim that this is not really the next big thing to process improvement. It just provides a context for Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing, kaizen, and the others.

So what is Hoshin Kanri?

It is a strategic approach to continuous improvement that provides a context for all of the individual elements such as Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing.

David Hutchins’ Hoshin Kanri shows you how to develop a dynamic vision for continuous improvement; to implement effective policies to support it; to link key performance indicators to Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen and to sustain a strategy-led programme for improving business performance.

Check out the key topics covered here.

Filed under: Hoshin Kanri, Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma

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