Abstracts 2013

November 2013 (No.641)
Changes in Industrial Structure and Labor Mobility(PDF:47KB)

Employment Measures for Displaced Workers in the Declining Coal Industry
Naoko Shimazaki
Entry into a New Business and the Quasi-internal Labor Market in Japanese Firms
Yasuo Dan
Labor Mobility and Employment Policy
Yoichi Shimada
Productivity, Demand and Inter-sectoral Labor Allocation in Japan
Etsuro Shioji
On Government Support for Job-to-Job Transition
Ryoichi Imai
Policy Issues for Care Workers: The Securing and Training of Human Resources in the Care Sector
Masayuki Kitaura

November 2013 (No.640)
International Organization and Labour Policy(PDF:31KB)

International Labour Standards by the ILO: Its Development and Supervisory Mechanism
Masahiko Hayashi
Formation and Development of Labour Policy in the EU
Keiichiro Hamaguchi
The Formation and the Developments of Labor Policies in the OECD
Naoki Mitani
The Formation and Development of Corporate Codes of Behavior in International Organizations: In Relation to Establishment of Corporate Codes of Behavior for CSR
Takashi Aoki

October 2013 (No.639)
Developing Human Resources via Career Development(PDF:32KB)

Experiential Learning: eoretical Genealogies and Research Trends
Jun Nakahara
Learning and Expertise in Communities of Practice:eir Roles and Functions
Yuichi Matsumoto
Learning from Experience of Engineers:e Analysis of Relevance of Experience and Learning Outcomes
Takumi Miwa
Problematic Behaviors of Less-Experienced Employees and OJT
Makoto Matsuo
Considerations in the Promoting of the Supporter’s Talent for the Employment of Persons with Disabilities
Nobuo Matsui

September 2013 (No.638)
Family Formation and Labour(PDF:45KB)

Historical Origins of the Breadwinner Household Model
Osamu Saito
Does Marriage Preceded by Pregnancy Matter to Mothers’ Employment?
Miho Iwasawa
Kenji Kamata
The Effects of Labor Market Conditions on Marriage in Japan
Koyo Miyoshi
Personnel Management and Workers’ Family
Yuko Tanaka
Family Formation and Law
Eri Kasagi
Factor of Job-Matching: Importance of Personality and Corporate Culture Information
Toru Kobayashi

August 2013 (No.637)
Working in the Public Sector(PDF:420KB)

Working Styles and Motivation in the Public Sector
Kazufumi Yugami
Shoichi Sasaki
Pay Determination of Local Public Employees:
  An Empirical Analysis Using Data on Cities other than Ordinance-Designated,
  Core and Special Cities in Japan
Souichi Ohta
Promotion Mechanisms among Police Bureaucrats: an Empirical Analysis
  based on Career Data of the National Police Agency
Toshihiro Ichise
Human Resource Management System of the Public Employee:
  Consideration from a Double Comparison
Hajime Ohta
The Voice of Labour Unions in Japanese Local Governments:
  With a Focus on the Local Government Staff Engaged in Clerical Work
Hodaka Maeura
Analysis and Comment on Labor Precedents from a Public Law Point of View
Keiko Sakurai

July 2013 (No.636)
Policy Approaches to Non-standard Employment and the Possibility of Diversification of Standard Employment(PDF:37KB)

Theoretical Basis for Legislative Policy regarding Non-Regular Employment
Tomoko Kawada
Legal Approach to the Equal Treatment of Non-regular Workers
Katsutoshi Kezuka
Employment Security concerning “the Various Regular Employee”
Nobutaka Shinohara
Flexible Jobs and Compensating Wage Differentials: Theory and Evidence
Emiko Usui
Diversity of Limited Regular Employees and Issues of Human Resource Management
Koji Takahashi
Multiplication of the Categories for Regular Workers and Its Impact on Gender Equality
Kaoru Kanai
Expanding Needs of Union Members
Kayo Goto
The Impact of Employers’ Gender Role Attitudes on the Proportion of Women
Hiroki Yasuda

June 2013 (No.635)
Depression in the Workplace: Issues involving Mental Health and Work(PDF:52KB)

Current Conditions and Prevention of Mental Health Problems among Japanese Working People
Yujiro Hara
What Kind of Company Is Passionate about Mental Health?
Kazuya Ogura
Sickness on the Job: The Implication from OECD Report
Ryo Kambayashi
Shruti Shingh
Akira Wakisaka
Psychological Distress and Physical Complaints of the Workaholic
Takashi Fujimoto
Improving the Skills of Employers to Take Necessary Measures for Employees with Mental Disease
Fumiko Obata
Return to Work of Employees following Mental Health Problems: Evidence-based Intervention
Yoko Sugimoto
Factors relating to the Use of Work-Life Balance Programs from the Coworkers' Perspective: An Empirical Study in a Local Government
Masaki Hosomi
Tomoki Sekiguchi

May 2013 (No.634)
Japan's Rapid Economic Growth and Labor Adjustments : 1955 to 1973(PDF:52KB)

Wage Differentials and Human Capital : The Conditions for Sustainable Growth
Yasuhiro Ueshima
Japan's Economic Growth and Schooling Capital Accumulation
Kensuke Miyazawa
The Expansion of Engineer Education during the "Period of High-growth"
Akihiro Itoh
The Japanese-style Human Resource Management and the High Economic Growth
Chiaki Moriguchi
Labor Relations in Japan during the Period of High Economic Growth
Sumiko Ebisuno
High Economic Growth and Labor Law : Mutual Construction of the Japanese-Style Employment System and Labor Law
Makoto Ishida
Labour Mobility in the Era of High-speed Growth : The Role of the Public Labour Exchange and Schools in Japan
Tokihiko Settsu

April 2013 (No.633)
Japanese Labor Statistics by Subject(PDF:19KB)


Unemployment and Non-Labor Force
Yuji Genda
Sachiko Kuroda
Hours Worked
Isamu Yamamoto
Daiji Kawaguchi
Employee Benefits
Koji Nishikubo
Job Training
Hiromi Hara
Nonstandard Employee
Ryo Kambayashi
Job Change / Labor Turnover
Masahiro Abe
Labor Demand
Yuko Ueno
Job Entry at Graduation
Mitsuko Uenishi
Occupational Classification
Hiroshi Nishizawa
HRM (Human Resource Management)
Takashi Nishimura
The Organization and Operation of Labor Unions
Kazuo Taguchi
Labor and Employment Disputes
Ryuichi Yamakawa
Self-reported Satisfaction (Qualitative Data)
Akihito Toda
Workers'Mental Health
Yasumasa Otsuka
Yuji Horita


Performance Management and Human Resource Management for R&D Engineers: A Case Study of the Division of Development Management in Electronics Firm A
Hideki S. Tanaka

February-March 2013 (No.632)
Refereed Articles(PDF:54KB)

For Better Work Life: An Experimental Approach to Quality of Work Life in Japan
Makiko Nishikawa
Married Woman with Young Children and Independent Contract Work: A Comparative Study between the US and Japan
Zhou, Yanfei
The Effect of Individual Bargaining on Wage Setting: An Empirical Analysis Using an Executive Search Firm's Microdata
Hisanobu Kakizawa
Mami Saboda
Osamu Umezaki
"For the time being" Orientation and Career Formation in the Initial Stage: Analysis of Accession Activities of Newly Employed Persons as Local Public Servants
Tsuyoshi Nakashima

Special Issue 2013 (No.631)
Current Conditions and Policy Issues of Labor Disputes(PDF:59KB)

Main Session

Current Conditions and Policy Issues of Labor and Employment Disputes in Japan:
From a Legal Perspective
Hiroya Nakakubo
“Voices” of Recent Company-based Labor Unions
Chiaki Nagumo
The Present Situation of Labor Disputes and Policy Responsibility:
Focusing on the Resolution of Labor Disputes by General Unions
Hak-Soo Oh
Labor Tribunal Settlements and their Effects on the Companies
Yoko Takahashi

Open Session

An Empirical Analysis on Precedents Related to Refusals to
Renew Fixed-term Contracts
Akihito Toda
The Scale (Structure) and Subject of Services of Vocational Training
(which Two or More Companies Perform) that Passed a Standard of
the Human Resources Development Promotion Law:
the Direction for Reorganization and Strengthening is Proposed
Eiichi Ohki
Japan’s New Development in Immigration Law:
the Point-Based System and its Problems
Chizuko Hayakawa
How Do School Principals View Career Formation for Teachers?
Analysis of Interviews of 50 Principals at Private Middle and
High Schools in the Greater Tokyo Area
Yoshifumi Furuichi
The Influence which OJT-Off-JT and Self-Development as a Personnel
Training Measure Have on Employees’ Career Formation
Yuichiro Sato
Analysis of Effects of Human Capital Formation by Liberal Arts Universities:
Based on Examples in Aomori
Nami Oya
Ryusuke Ihara
Shizu Yamamoto
Proposal of a New Method for the Study of Individualized Modern Industrial Relations
Tsutomu Miyoshi
Human Resources Management and Leverage Policy of Elder Employees
(Commission Contracted Employees) : Compensation Management for
Elder Employees from their early sixties after retirement
Miho Fujinami
Employment Support for Single Mothers:
Effective Vocational Education and Training Programs
Keiko Tanaka

January 2013 (No.630)
Future of System of Employee Representation at the Enterprises(PDF:26KB)

The Necessity of Employee Representatives from the Perspective of Industrial Relations: Utilizing the management resource of employer-employee communication
Hak-soo Oh
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