Kyoto Organization Teaches Sustainable Development Worldwide [Video]

Kyoto Organization Teaches Sustainable Development Worldwide [Video]

In recent years, much attention has been focused on efforts by corporations towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), with programs such as philanthropy, scholarships, volunteer efforts, and community relations. Non Profit Organizations (aka Non Government Organizations), or NPO’s, have been doing groundbreaking work in this area for over 100 years. Reborn Kyoto, an NPO in Japan, […]

Toyota Production System Standards Lowered?

Toyota Production System Standards Lowered?

Are the standards of the much-lauded Toyota Production System (TPS) being lowered? TPS was created in the 1950s to boost Japan’s economy post World War II. In 1945 Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita said that he thought that Japan had lost the war because it lacked technology. So, when Dr. Edwards Deming, a U.S. statistician and […]

Japan Lab Finds Falsification in Cell Regeneration Papers

Japan Lab Finds Falsification in Cell Regeneration Papers

A Japan laboratory funded by Japanese government has accused a research celebrity of falsifying research about cell regeneration papers. Haruko Obokata was the lead writer of papers that claimed cells could be reprogrammed from maturity to embryonic-like state. The lab, RIKEN, is Japan’s head research body and has since accused Obokata of misconduct. After the […]