SJVE MEMBERSHIP ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
There are three categories of SJVE Membership Awards:
1. Outstanding R & D Award
This award is given to individuals who have achieved outstanding performance in research and development of VE concepts and techniques. It is also presented to individuals or groups who have written excellent papers, reports or other publications relating to VE.
2. Outstanding VE Promotion Service Award
This award is given to individuals or groups who have dedicated time and energy to the promotion and dissemination of VE over a number of years, and have demonstrated a significant contribution to the advancement of VE.
3. SJVE Awards
SJVE awards go to those individuals or groups who have made a significant contribution to the development and promotion of SJVE and its activities. The award is divided into five sub-categories:
1) VE Manager Award
This award is given to an individual corporate manager who has led and promoted in-house VE activities over a number of years, and has attained outstanding results through his/her leadership.
2) Outstanding VE Activity Award
This award is given to those companies that have made noteworthy efforts in VE application and contributed significantly to company management through their VE efforts. Their successes are introduced at one of the SJVE events and shared with SJVE members.
3) Distinguished VE Service Award
This award is given to individuals who have served the Society for many years, as members of the Board of Directors, senior counselors, and/or chairmen of committees, thereby making an outstanding contribution to the development of SJVE.
4) Distinguished International Service Award
This award is given to leaders of overseas Value Societies who have contributed significantly to the advancement and dissemination of VE in Japan, as well as to the promotion of international exchange of information.
5) Distinguished VE Service Special Award
This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to SJVE activities, and to wider general understanding of VE, and who do not come into one of the above four categories.