The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies
Special Issue 2019(No.703)
The 2018 Conference on Labor Policy Study

The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies is a peer review-based specialist research magazine containing high-quality articles by researchers and experts active in the front lines of research (first issued in 1959).

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Abstracts (until February-March 2016)


Special Issue 2019(No.703) (PDF:415KB)

Panel Discussion

“Current Situation and Policy Issues on the Employee Representation System”

Issues concerning the Employee Representation System and Report from
the Workplace
Akira Obata
The Case for Legislative Reform of the System of Employee Representation
in the Workplace
Hisashi Takeuchi-Okuno
An Analysis of the Effects of Employee Association on Quit Rate and Firm
Performance in Small and Medium Firms
Tomohiko Noda
Current Status and Issues of Employee Representative System in Germany
Norio Hisamoto

Open Session

The Rule on Employees Reduction for Second Best Labor Allocation
Masayuki Takahara
What is Leadership Behavior about the In-house Community Lifecycle
from Its Creation to Closure
Motoki Kanazawa
Work Hour Flexibility and Work-Life Balance in Australia
Asami Watabe
Hideki Tanaka
Regulating Factors on Aging Workers’ Job Crafting: An Adapted Modified
Grounded Theory Approach
Yasunori Kishida
Diversity Management System and Organizational Culture : An Empirical
Analysis of a Questionnaire Survey
Yukiko Sakai
The Effects of Child Birth and Child Care on Women’s Continuation of
Their First Jobs by Occupation and Contractual Type: A Cohort Analysis
Before and After the Revised 1999 Equal Employment Opportunity Law
Kyoko Komatsu
Will the Introduction of Indefinite-term Conversion Rules Reduce the
Number of Non-regular Workers?: Reading from the Precedent in South Korea
Myoung-Jung Kim
The Impact of the Use of Work-Family Reconciliation Policies on Women’sWages
Maki Yokoyama
Career Intentions and Ability Development Activities of Employees at Small
Business Sector in Japan: Why Don’t Employees at Small Business Sector
Regard Poor Opportunities for Ability Development as Serious Issues ?
Makoto Fujimoto

The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies

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