[Name] Yasushi Ichimori

Place of Birth Tokyo、Year of Birth 1965


[Post]Lecturer at Hosei Business School of Innovation Management, Global MBA program

Co-Researcher at Keio Economic Observatory (Keio University)

Executive Office, Human Resources & Administration,

NCR Japan, Ltd.


[Message for students]

This class is conducted based on a case-method. Some lectures will also be provided to support the class discussion.

I will share my experiences how I communicated effectively/ ineffectively in a real working place at a local and a multinational company. I also provide you an opportunity to communicate with Non-Japanese people who have an experience in working with Japanese people so that you understand the real situation from Non-Japanese viewpoint

[Specialty]Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior

[Course]Business Communication in Japanese Organization


– MBA in Organizational Behavior, Keio University
– Ph.D. in Business and Commerce, Keio University
– Worked at Cosel, Hewlett Packard, Syngenta, Tiffany & Co. and most recently, at NCR as an Executive Officer and Director of Human Resources and Administration
– Teaching experience at Aoyama Gakuin University, Toyama University and Senshu University as a lecturer.


Ichimori Y. and Takagi H. (1999) Young Business Executives Who Have the Characteristics of “Adultchildren”: The Competitive Edge in the Information Era, Keio Business Forum No.17(1), p.171 – 202

Ichimori, Y. (2010) The Roles of HR Department and Line Managers in Personnel

Management : Case Study in Large Japanese Companies, Management development,

No. 13(1), p.35-43

Ichimori Y. (2011) The roles of HR department and line managers in people

management : questionnaire survey in large Japanese companies, Mita business

review). Vol.53, No.6, p.27- 41

Ichimori Y. (2016) Japanese Employment Systems in Transition: HR-Line Work Relations, Keio University Press

[Academic Society]

Japan Society of Human Resource Management