For sustained growth and harmony within society,
Japan Management Association（JMA） supports the fruition of
management innovation and human resource development.
(Chairman : AJINOMOTO Co., Inc.)
Pursuing simultaneous solutions to challenges
with multiple axes, we continue to strive
with a strong sense of collective ownership,
contributing to all organizations and
The Japan Management Association (JMA) has
both reached its 70th anniversary and begun a
new start as a general incorporated association.
Currently, Japan's manufacturing industries, all
organizational entities, and society itself is facing
three challenges. The first is "the reality of
established globality", a world without borders.
The second is "the need for innovation strength"
in order to create new business models and
new technologies that can find simultaneous
solutions to challenges with multiple axes.
The third is "the nurturing of talent" that can
possess an outlook that embraces both "material
civilization" and "culture and soul".
Solving these three challenges is the key to how
Japanese society will produce new strength.
There are proposals and concepts that JMA
alone can make, as JMA has positioned itself
outside any specific industry field, it does not
limit itself to a single axis and it has kept the
nurturing of talent as its main theme for many
We continue to strive with a strong collective
ownership to be helpful to the manufacturing
industry and all organizational entities in order
to recover from the great disaster, and pursue
an escape from Japan's longstanding economic
(Senior Advisor: East Japan
Japan Management Association
From industry to organisation, we support
management innovation in various fields.
Through our members, Board of Directors,
Advisory Councils and trustees, we work to
ascertain the needs of all parties, contributing to
the development of Japanese enterprises.
At present, we are focused on management
innovation in a variety of fields, not only for
organisations, but also municipalities, educational
institutions, hospitals and other public institutions
according to four main themes.
In addition, we investigate our endeavours
from a global perspective.
We are pioneers of composing key tools to
enhance our three main activities: "Management
and Human Resource Innovation" through training &
seminars, "Industry and Technology Development"
through exhibitions & conferences and "Certification
& Registration" through audits & investigations.
We offer a wide range of rich programmes to
enhance innovation in all aspects. Furthermore,
we build strong networking opportunities for all,
offering platforms for a professional exchange of
information & technology, both domestic and foreign.