publication . Conference object . 2015

Initiation of Hoshin Kanri in SMEs using a tentative process

Löfving, Malin; Melander, Anders; Andersson, David; Elgh, Fredrik; Thulin, Mikael;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Tekniska Högskolan, Högskolan i Jönköping, JTH. Forskningsmiljö Industriell produktion
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Hoshin Kanri is a management method supporting strategic work. In spite of a number of Hoshin Kanri success stories in large organizations, little research attention are given to SMEs. This research encourages an increased focus on Hoshin Kanri in SMEs. In this paper a tentative process for the initiation of Hoshin Kanri in SMEs is outlined. We also identify factors influencing the initiation of Hoshin Kanri in SMEs based on findings from eight case studies. The result shows that the initiation of Hoshin Kanri varied in the case studies as the factors enable or hinder the initiation of Hoshin Kanri. Organiserat strategiarbete för förnyelse – mindre och medelstor...
Subjects
free text keywords: Strategy deployment, policy deployment, small and medium-sized enterprises, Business Administration, Företagsekonomi
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