Paul very clearly explained the way the Japanese run things with helpful video examples and demonstrations as well as a very useful presentation.
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Danny Woods, Xpand LogisticsKey Account Operator

QTEC Fire Services partnered with Shinka Management to implement the 5S system within its operations at its head office in Brisbane. We are confident that the new knowledge and information we received during the three days in-house training will further help to make the company even more efficient and understand this is only the first step on our Lean journey. We were especially happy with not only the theory but also with the practical exercises that were focusing not only on our manufacturing but also other areas of the business.
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Chub Horvath, General ManagerQTEC

Excellent. Great questions and translation. Incredible opportunity to have a Toyota sensei online.
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Nicolas Rebozov
Nicolas Rebozov, Founder and ConsultantAll Lean

Everything was great. Excellent job delivered in a very relaxed atmosphere where you were able to learn about Japanese business culture.
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Bob Levesque, Sales ManagerAGC Chemicals Americas

It is a valuable event, thank you for your time and dedication.
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Pedro Nolasco Vásquez, ConsultantAsset Management and Operational Excellence

Very good preparation for the event. I was really surprised you answered so many questions in a short period of time.
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Tudor Olar, Lean SpecialistGemba Partners

I recently attended a virtual workshop on Japanese business etiquette conducted by Shinka Management which ran for two 3-hour sessions over consecutive days. While I have conducted business in Japan in a very limited way in the past, I was essentially starting with zero knowledge of Japan and Japanese business etiquette. My first thought when registering for the workshop was that it was most probably going to be too long and tedious over Zoom. How wrong I was! The sessions were informative, extremely interesting and very beneficial for anyone not familiar with Japan or the Japanese market. The workshop covered a wide range of aspects of Japanese society and business practices including a basic rundown on Japan’s demographics and education system, insights into the Japanese way of life, cultural “dos and don’ts”, and very practical advice on a wide range of social and business interactions including how to greet Japanese people, business hierarchies, gift giving, exchanging of business cards, meeting protocols, dining and drinking, etc. In particular, Paul and his team gave an excellent insight into the processes and ways in which Japanese businesses make decisions and the importance of being able to read the subtleties and responses of Japanese counterparts in business situations. On an individual note, having completed his high school and university education in Japan and having dealt with Japanese businesses for many years, Paul was able to give clear insights into Japanese society and business practices which otherwise would take years to accumulate. He did this in an intelligent and informative way which was very engaging and interesting. Again, a fascinating and extremely valuable workshop which I would strongly recommend for anyone planning to enter or new to the Japanese market.
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Peter Hardy, CEOAuspork

Shinka Management organized an excellent tour. It was structured to capture professional development and cultural experience. The tour also provided me with experiences related not only to the local culture and food of Japan, but also to the culture and languages of fellow participants from all over the world. This tour has made a significant impact on my personal life and professional career. The kaizen concept and strategy of continuous improvement was presented in a genuine yet easily understood manner. I recommend contacting Shinka Management if you are serious about integrating kaizen into your company. Kaizen can be translated into your own business and partner organizations, but it also translates into your home and personal life. Thank you Shinka Management for such a valuable and unique program!
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Lily Sayers, Operations DirectorChartwell Compliance

It was an excellent tour – professionally run and well executed. The companies selected implemented lean at a high degree. The passion they exhibited in sharing their lean journey was very inspiring. I have learned new strategies to bring home to implement. A time well spent.
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Cherrie Teh, Supply & Demand DirectorKeysight Technologies

Together with Shinka Management, Rieter China reached a new level of lean production capability. Through site workshops and on-site support we could develop our staff with the latest lean methodologies. The direct link between theory and practice was the main driver for the successful development of our lean program here in China. Our Production and Management teams learned a lot from Hyodo Sensei’s extensive production management experience. Thanks to this support we implemented continuous improvement practices in all production departments, including a successful lean office program!
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Andreas Parpan, Vice President Operations ChinaRieter China