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Realization of an Attractive Workplace

Development of Human Resource

Basic Policy on Human Resource Management

As a global company based in Japan, we promote the development of and cultivate the capabilities of diverse human resources based on the assumption of long-term employment. We also reward employees for capabilities and successes that contribute toward increased corporate value.

Core Behaviors

To our Employees

We honor diversity, respect the individuality of each employee, and provide them with a workplace where they can realize their full potential.

We value the spirit of independence and challenge, provide employees with opportunities for self-fulfillment and growth, and reward them for their accomplishments.

Development of Human Resources

Promoting Global Human Resource Development

Throughout the Group, Sysmex has more than 8,445 employees (as of March 31, 2018) building its business globally, with overseas employees accounting for more than 58% of this total. In order to put into practice the “Sysmex Way,” our Group corporate philosophy, under these circumstances and instill confidence in people around the world, augmenting the skills of individuals is important. We believe it is also essential to foster communication among diverse human resources, encouraging the mutual sharing of values and fostering new insights that will lead to new values and deepen cultural awareness through the joining of creative forces.

In this spirit, we have created a groupwide global human resource development system in fiscal 2014. We cultivate a sense of unity in business activities and the workplace and develop next-generation human resources. We are also reinforcing networks within the Group and undertaking various measures to foster intercultural understanding.

Human Resource Development Based on Four Concepts

New employee trainingNew employee training

Based on its four concepts for human resource development (“link training, evaluation and work (show results),” “promote globalization of the Sysmex Group,” “invest in ongoing human resource development” and “be a company that cultivates human resources and personal growth”), Sysmex Corporation operates a training system offering selective, rank-based and elective training that seeks to nurture personnel in a planned and gradual manner. In fiscal 2017, on average each employee underwent 15.4 hours of training, and average per-employee expenditure amounted to ¥103,000*.

We have also opened the Global Communication Center (GCC) in Ashiya, Hyogo Prefecture, to serve as a gathering place for people of diverse cultures and values, both inside and outside the Company. At the GCC, we conduct various types of training based on Sysmex’s human resource development system, as well as cross-divisional study sessions and joint retreats for global personnel.

* This figure indicates training provided by the Human Resources Division and excludes certain types of training, such as self-development and training related to specialized work for divisions.

Three Core Training Systems
Training Type Objective
Selective training
  • Cultivate global leaders
  • Cultivate future management personnel
Rank-based training
  • Acquire the minimum level of understanding and expertise in management and issue resolution required at each level
  • Promote communication between departments
Elective training
(Sysmex College)
  • Obtain practical expertise, knowledge and skills on business execution
  • Gain various types of business management expertise

Global Communication Center (theater room)Global Communication Center (theater room)

Main Programs for Cultivating Human Resources

Program / Measure Objective, Overview
Global Personnel Exchange Program Promote exchanges of Japanese and overseas personnel, strengthen ties through deeper mutual understanding
Global Apprentice Program Dispatch young employees to overseas Group companies to help them gain work experience
Training at the Monozukuri Training Center Provide hands-on training in the knowledge and skills necessary to manufacture Sysmex instruments
R&D Innovation Activities Strengthen teamwork and proposal-making capabilities among R&D personnel
Sysmex Academy
(Sysmex Europe)
Gain product-related knowledge and skills
HR Academy
(Sysmex Europe)
Enhance “soft skills,” such as team-building, leadership and language proficiency
Sysmex University
(Sysmex Asia Pacific)
Online training that can be used by all employees

Cross-cultural experience training Cross-cultural experience training

Interacting with employees in other regions through operational experiences Interacting with employees in other regions through operational experiences

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