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October 13, 2012

some thinkings on the difference between the Japanese management training and Chinese one

Supposing there is a company. It has about 950 workers and 50 managers. One day, if 50 managers are all fired, the businesses of the company will not be influenced in a short time. But if half of the workers fired, it must have lots of influenced on the company. I think the reasons of it maybe the managers only know the theories about leadership, they do not know what exactly happened in the factories.

Due to the mother is the leader of Human resource office, I know the management training in China is all about how to manage people, et, al. The training courses seldom mansion about practical work.

The Japanese companies do a different way in the management training. One of my friends is employed by DAIKIN who producing air-condition as an employee in the Human resource department. He told me that his training not only includes learning the roles of the company and management theories, but also learning how to make/ repair an air- condition, He needs to be trained about 1 year before starting working.

In my opinion, the Japanese company do so is good. Only if the managers know the actural work of the workers, the needs of the workers can be understood easily. Rely on that the managers can create an appropriate plan to motivate workers and manage them.

However, train a manger for 1 year must cost the company a lot. Thus is it worth to do so?


October 12, 2012

ISO9000:2000 V.S. EFQM


After i read some materials about EFQM and ISO, i found majority professors proved that, overall, EFQM is better than ISO, due to the self assessment. The internal self assessment system can help company innovated and improved itself sooner and better. The company does not need to pay much attention on how the pass the certification of ISO. It can focus on achieving his own goal.



The interesting thing is that, according to the numbers i got, there are far more companies are using ISO instead of EFQM. Thus the question is, if EFQM is better than ISO in the academic level. why nowadays, there are still plenty of companies are willing to use ISO instead of EFQM. I guess the answer might be FASHION.


Just showing one thing happened on myself. when i entered to the university, i found that almost people around me are listening to the American Music. At that time, I start to feel i am isolated. I have no common topics to talk with people around me. After several days, i started to listen American songs, although i prefer Chinese songs.


The same, due to the majority big companies using ISO, new companies prefer to use ISO to show the connection to the big one.


some thoughts after the class of time management (according to my personal experience)


I have studied many years for time management, from the primary school to the university. In my memory, teachers just keep telling me the importance of the time, like: "time is limited and passed so fast!"; "please do not waster every minute!";"time equals money" so on so forth. Thus, when i known i need to do 6 projects in the next 2 weeks, i said to myself:" oh my god, i will die. because i have not enough time to finish it. I must start to do the project immediately and keep on doing it." With this negative attitude, i become quit worrying and can not focus on reading the journals. And that day, i do nothing expect studying. The night, when i went to bed, i started to think and the question-- if every core modules is like this one , does it mean i have no time to shooping, reading books, seeing films, going to the gym, even bathing in the future? how long can i bear this kind of life? i fall asleep, before i get the answers.


I gained a lot from the time management class not only how to use time efficiently, but also realized not all the things are urgency. supposing, i study 10 hours per day, i still have some time to do the things, i??d like to.


Surprisingly, with this kind of positive attitude, i studied efficiently. i planed that i will use 8 hours in the library to finish the 2nd project with my team members. we finished it in 6 hours.


According to my personal experiences of these two days. I realized that maybe a good mood can help people studying efficiently (especially me). On the other side, a bad mood leads to get half the result with twice the effort. In addition, The bad mood is always caused by urgency. Thus, i decided to start to make plan. In order to, not put myself in the urgency. In addition, i also stick a papar in my desk. it says that things may not as urgen as you think. Try to plan it.


btw:

i wrote this work several days ago. At that day, i have a thought about time management. I wanted to write it in the blog. However, i do not know how to write a blog, at that time. I figured this case as an important but not ugent case. Thus, i typed it in the word first. Till today, i paused it to the blog


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