Mike Hoseus on Hoshin Kanri
Michael Hoseus, LEI faculty member and co-author of the Shingo Award-winning book Toyota Culture, gives examples in this presentation clip of the differences between hoshin kanri (strategy deployment) and traditional business planning approaches such as management by objectives. Read a whitepaper on strategy deployment and watch a clip from a DVD.
Getting the Right Things Done
A major problem in a lean transformation is taking on too many initiatives at once. Policy Deployment guides you in "de-selecting" initiatives down to the ones the organization can really achieve while aligning them with company strategic objectives.