Hoshin Kanri: A systematic approach to breakthrough improvement

Graham R. Wood, Kersi F. Munshi

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    A critical ingredient in modern Japanese management is 'Hoshin Kanri' or 'target and means control'. This paper describes the Hoshin Kanri cycle and how it is managed within an organization. Underlying principles are crystallized and two graphics used to sum up the key ideas.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)213-226
    Number of pages14
    JournalTotal Quality Management
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1991


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