Balanced Scorecard and Hoshin Kanri: Managing Strategic Priorities

Witcher, Barry J. and Chau, Vinh Sum (2007) Balanced Scorecard and Hoshin Kanri: Managing Strategic Priorities. Emerald for Managers . (Full text available)

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Abstract

The scorecard and hoshin kanri are integrative cross-functional approaches used for managing strategic priorities across the functional hierarchy of the firm. They provide firms with an overall capability for sustaining strategic management over time. The scorecard’s strength lies in its ability to clarify long-term statements of corporate purpose. Hoshin kanri, on the other hand, is strong as a management system for the deployment and execution of purpose as short-term actions. In fact, the balanced scorecard was originally developed from hoshin kanri.

Item Type: Article
Additional information: Feature of the Month
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > International Business and Strategy
Depositing User: Vinh Sum Chau
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2012 13:32
Last Modified: 14 May 2014 13:23
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/28973 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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