Since its foundation, in line with the management philosophy of founder Konosuke Matsushita, the Panasonic Group has been committed to the concept of human capital management, which regards human resources as important capital. Over the years, we have made a range of pioneering efforts. For example, we were one of the first companies in Japan to introduce a five-day workweek, provide support for childcare and nursing care, and put in place a remote work system.
As the social environment is rapidly changing and values are diversifying, measures for human capital management must be continuously updated in response to these changes.
In order for our employees with diverse individualities to actively take on challenges and thrive in everything they do, the Panasonic Group is committed to creating an environment and framework where each and every employee can always maintain a state of well-being. By this, we mean that they are both mentally and physically healthy and feel happy and fulfilled in their work as a result of having opportunities for taking on new challenges.
The Panasonic Group aims to create “an ideal society with affluence both in matter and mind.” To achieve this, we must strengthen the competitiveness of our individual businesses. The means to achieve this is our autonomous responsible management system, which relies on the entrepreneurship of each and every employee and participative management through collective wisdom.
In this context, we hope to create a culture in which each and every employee in the Panasonic Group resolutely takes on challenges with a strong sense of autonomous responsibility, and a culture of open discussion within which it is normal for all employees to share their wisdom with each other.
The prerequisite for both a strong sense of autonomous responsibility and a culture of open discussion is employees’ well-being.