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S&OP and Hoshin Kanri Planning – People Power for Tactical Success Implementing Executive S&OP and Hoshin Planning in an organization that translate the high-level, executive-level goals into quantitative, achievable actions through policy deployment that encourage employees to analyze situations, create plans for improvement, conduct performance checks, and take appropriate action. First institutionalize a co-ordination process, second put the organization on the right track to become a learning organization by moving people from fire-fighting and short-term fixes to long-term improvements and finally make the program a sustained process month over month through relentless reflection and continuous improvement. Bharani Ranganathan - a vivid contributor to the Supply Chain community APICS in its May 2015 publication in North America
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