Mitsui Chemicals Builds Group-Wide Integrated HR Platform
Platform covering around 18,000 Mitsui Chemicals Group employees went live at the beginning of February 2023
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) has implemented Workday HCM*1 to build a new group-wide integrated human resources (HR) platform that will facilitate a higher level human capital management across the group worldwide. The platform went live on February 1, 2023, at all sites of Mitsui Chemicals worldwide and 94*2 consolidated affiliates.
The construction of this platform is a key pillar of the HR strategy that will lead to the achievement of the VISION 2030 Long-Term Business Plan.
Mitsui Chemicals aims to bring VISION 2030 to fruition by stepping up environmental enhancements that will lay the foundations for enabling each and every employee of the Mitsui Chemicals Group to tap their diverse potential and independently develop their careers. The approach to achieving this will involve providing growth opportunities and investment in human capital in a fair and timely manner, as well as assisting all staff in resolutely taking on challenges without fearing failure, with all of this to be built upon flexible ways of thinking.
Mitsui Chemicals’ HR Strategy
Mitsui Chemicals believes that human resources – that is to say, talent – hold the key to the ongoing creation of solutions for society’s issues. Valuing each and every individual is crucial, as doing so ensures an equal relationship between the company and its employees – a relationship in which each provides the other with the stimulus both need to improve and move in an even better direction. Mitsui Chemicals has therefore positioned Key Talent Management*3 covering all Group employees as a core measure in its HR strategy. Mitsui Chemicals also practices inclusive talent management focused on placing the right person in the right position, which encompasses the process of acquiring, training, deploying and utilizing those who are potential future leaders.
Functions and expected effects of the group-wide integrated HR platform
|From employees' perspectives
|Visualization of information about the organization, positions and career steps
|Encouraging independent, autonomous career development
|From the organization's perspective
|Integration of organizational and HR data items with HR management processes
|Upgrading HR strategy
|Bolstering disclosure of information regarding human capital
|Internal communication platform
|Improving awareness of the corporate mission and increasing employee engagement
*1Workday, Inc. and Workday HCM
Headquartered in California, Workday, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based integrated finance, HR, planning and analysis applications for companies. Workday HCM is the company’s cloud-based, group-wide, integrated HR management platform.
*2The platform is due to be introduced at an additional 30 companies or so in fiscal 2023.
*3Introduced in fiscal 2016. A mechanism for group-level strategic talent management coupled with corporate governance.