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The Hoshin Kanri Forest

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Table of Contents

Standardization of Lean Business Communication. Lean Organizational Design Lean Organizational Dynamics Demystifying KATA Hoshin Kanri Tree Project Management with Hoshin Kanri Hoshin Kanri Forest Management Conclusions

About the Author

Javier Villalba-Diez, PhD. is currently director and founder of an international consulting company that has the mission of empowering organizations achieve their strategic goals while increasing trust. Dr. Villalba-Diez is a Mechanical Engineer with Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany and Industrial Engineer with Technical University Madrid, Spain (2003) He received his PhD in Engineering, Economics and Organizational Innovation from the Technical University Madrid in 2016. His current research interests include Hoshin Kanri and business intelligence. He has a background of more than 15 years as lean consultant and several years as production manager in a number of positions related to manufacturing operations in German, American and Japanese manufacturing facilities. His research and work has brought him to numerous companies and hundreds of factories, where he collaborates with people to test ideas and share lessons learned. He splits his time between Spain, Germany, USA, and Japan.


"This book is a novelty in the landscape of scientific publications on manufacturing and service organizations. It addresses a new approach on how to design or re-design organizations to embrace and implement the principles of Lean Management paradigm. It couples a solid theoretical background to practical implementation of work-cases where the approach has been successfully implemented. Consistently, this book is highly recommended to both practitioners and scholars involved company organization. The Hoshin Kanri Forest deserves high attention from both scientific and industrial communities as it will represent a milestone in organizational studies." Professor Giovanni Mummolo, President of European Academy on Industrial Management (AIM) "Leading edge thinking on Lean. This is the science in the art." Markus LaiFook, Senior Manager at Procter & Gamble "In my organization, implementing the Hoshin Kanri Forest methods presented in this book created a culture in which people increased the level of responsibility in their own processes. The transparency of management action and results derived from the implementation of the Hoshin Kanri Forest made a significant contribution in our overall productivity and quality levels. These methods represent the basis of my Leadership and Management system." Gottfried Nuber, Senior Manager at Krones AG "I thought I had seen everything about lean. Yet the idea of Hoshin Kanri Forest added again another perspective to how to be even more effective!" Holger Friebe, Senior Bosch Production System Expert and former Factory Manager with Robert Bosch GmbH in Germany

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