NTT Corp. said on Tuesday he was considering allowing the 320,000 employees of the gigantic telecommunications group to work remotely as standard and abolishing job outsourcing, in a drastic shift in his management style for a post-coronavirus company .
The parent company of NTT Docomo Inc., NTT Data Corp. and NTT Communications Corp., among other group companies at home and abroad, plans to begin decentralizing its head office and management services from the capital to central cities in regional areas during the fiscal year. 2022.
NTT has also set targets to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions in all group companies by fiscal year 2040 and to phase out paper use by 2025 through digitization.
As part of staffing and working style reforms, the company will more than quadruple its number of satellite offices, to more than 260 from the current 60, by March 2023 to make it easier for employees to choose where to work.
A “job-based” personnel system, in which tasks are clearly defined and assessment is results-based, will be extended to all managerial positions from October this year. The company aims to have women represent 25 to 30% of management positions by fiscal year 2025.
NTT also intends to accelerate the development of its activities linked to primary industries such as agriculture and fishing.
NTT chairman Jun Sawada said the restaurant and restaurant scandals involving communications ministry officials, which came to light in March, gave the company an opportunity to rethink its working style.
“It is not good for a public institution to continue to work in an (outdated) style. I want to lead by taking the initiative to make change, ”he said at an online press conference.
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