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Consulting on Quick and Easy Kaizen
We run a two and a half-hour
Quick and Easy Kaizen workshop to
kick off your improvement process.
We can also teach you
Quick and Easy Kaizen through a Skype.
Learn about the method that has been recognized in Japan as the best method
for day-to-day management to develop people
The Harada Method
Learn about the method that has been recognized in Japan as the best method for day-to-day management to develop people.
Training and Consulting
We can train you in a process where the worker is asked to participate in the improvement process through identifying problems and coming up with simple solutions
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Welcome to the Harada Method
Takashi Harada and Norman Bodek just finished their joint collaboration on The Harada Method – the Spirit of Self-Reliance and the Human Side of Lean. The Harada Method is considered in Japan to be the world’s best process for day-to-day management to develop people to reach their maximum creative potential – achieving personal, professional and organizational goals. Learn what the Japanese have recognized for over a decade as the missing link to the Human Side of Lean.
Starting as a track and field coach in one of the most distressed school districts in Japan, Takashi Harada developed his method to motivate and change the lives of his student athletes. In three years, the school went from the worst out of 380 schools to the best and has stayed being the best for the last 12 years in a row. And his students won 13 gold medals – they were the best, not just in Osaka, but the best in all of Japan. Harada in 2002 moved on to introduce his method to the corporate world throughout Japan. The success achieved, by both the children and employees at all levels within hundreds of organizations, has been outstanding, over 60,000 people have been trained. Now you have the opportunity to learn for yourself the proven step-by-step process for setting and achieving your own goals, guiding your employees to reach their goals and how you can work together to reach the overall goals of your company.
As a bonus, the book also includes interviews with Jeffrey Liker, author of The Toyota Way, Robert Miller, Executive Director of the Shingo Prize, and John Allen, President of Total Systems Development and former HR Training Manager at Toyota.
Once more Norman Bodek has discovered a pearl and is sharing the brightness and beauty of it with the rest of the world. The Harada method is life changing. It is the most powerful personal development tool with a proven success record. During this workshop Norman has shown to us that it is a cultural neutral method that can be applied by anybody all over the world. It took the team some time to understand that from day one in the workshop Norman was coaching and not teaching. With invaluable patience Norman guided us until we all crossed the finish line. We all understood that following the Harada method requires discipline, motivation but most of all persistence. Fortunately Harada has developed a set of tools to help us in this journey. Thank you Norman for a great workshop. Jarek Czerwice, Managing Director of COBEP – Belgium
“The Harada Method has helped me build the behaviors and routines I needed to be successful in achieving both my work and life goals. I now reflect on my actions and assess their impact against my goals on a daily basis. This intentional reflection has helped me to improve and has created a level of personal momentum and synergy between my life and my work that I have never experienced.” - Lori Eberhardt, Performance Improvement Advisor, Talisman Energy
“The Harada Method Workshop with Norman Bodek was an enriching experience for me. Norman’s approach to teaching the method and his amazing experience provided great value to me. The Harada Method provides the means for anyone to establish and reach their goals through a systematic approach that everyone can follow. This method allows the individual to take responsibility for defining their own plan in achieving self-reliance which will ultimately lead to the accomplishment of higher levels of personal and professional performance.” Trace P. Tandy, Vice President of Manufacturing Milbank Manufacturing
The Harada Method helps build the behaviors and routines needed to be successful
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