RHP Bearing Blackburn plant (UK) was purchased by NSK of Japan in 1990, and in 1997 RHP won the North West Quality Award and achieved ISO14001 accreditation. In 1992, with labour costs comprising over 50% of the total product cost it started a journey of change led by an outsourced and Japanese-trained works manager. In 1994 the site was handed back to the Blackburn management team. IIP was introduced. In May 1996, the site was recognised as IIP. The personnel development review (PDR) cycle prov...
BPIR Categories9.1.3 Develop human resource strategy
9.5.1 Develop performance management approach
9.4.1 Align employee & organisation development needs