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"Kaizen and the Impact of Anxiety: Unraveling the Secret to Success"
-workshop on Oct. 4th. 2023! Led by Kodo Yokozawa, Associate Professor, Yokohama National University.
Kaizen, the renowned continuous improvement process embraced by leading organizations like Toyota, has proven highly effective in eliminating waste and driving innovation. However, implementing kaizen in diverse cultural contexts outside Japan has posed unique challenges.
During this workshop, we will explore the critical role of personal anxiety in driving kaizen performance. Drawing from the latest research outputs and compelling cases from renowned Japanese corporations, including Toyota, we will delve into how these companies adeptly manage employee anxiety to foster a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
Key points to be covered:
1. Understanding Kaizen:
Gain deep insights into the core principles of kaizen and its paramount significance in achieving organizational excellence.
2. The Role of Anxiety
: Challenge conventional notions about the impact of anxiety on work performance and explore its intriguing relationship with kaizen.
3. The Cultural Challenge:
Discover and navigate the variations in kaizen performance between Japan and other nations, while appreciating how cultural differences influence its success.
4. Japanese Workforce Insights:
Extract valuable lessons and perspectives from the real-life cases of Japanese corporations, including Toyota, to inspire your own organizational growth.
5. The Workshop Experience:
Engage in interactive discussions and activities, fostering a dynamic environment where you can exchange ideas with fellow participants and enhance your understanding.
Kodo Yokozawa has a proven track record of successfully conducting similar workshops at prestigious universities around the world, including the University of Twente in the Netherlands, the Milan Polytechnic University, University of Padua and in Italy, East China Normal University in China, and the top-ranked IMPM (International Masters Program for Managers). Additionally, he has collaborated with other esteemed business schools globally, solidifying their expertise in this field.