The TEIHO System: A Corporate Management Tool that Harnesses the Strength of the Workforce

SATO employs a unique internal reporting system it refers to as TEIHO (Original Ideas, Innovations and Proposals) in which employees make regular reports to improve the company and proposals for putting them into action. 

The system provides a direct link between staff and the top management and plays an important part in corporate decision-making. By driving corporate improvements continuously since 1976, the TEIHO system has been a core element of the corporate DNA at SATO through much of its modern history.

The benefits from TEIHO extend beyond just the company. The daily reports and proposals also support the development of individual employees by fostering their writing skills and creativity which is eventually passed on to customers in the form of innovative value-added solutions.