In addition to stringent visa requirements, there are also burdensome in-person conference site requirements for the organizers in case a participant tests positive for Covid-19. To make matters worse, researchers in some countries still cannot enter Japan, and some Japanese university and industry participants are not allowed to attend conferences in person.
1. Education & Training
Operations Management is to contribute to the firm, environment, and society through the efficient and effective management of operations. The purpose of JOMSA is to establish an academic discipline of operations management that will lead to the development of a new made-in-Japan theory of manufacturing.