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FURUSAWA, Masayuki researcher profile


FURUSAWA, Masayuki

Educational background

Bachelor of Economics, Faculty of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University, 1986.
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Graduate School of Business Administration, Kwansei Gakuin University, 1999.
Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Ph.D.), Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Hyogo, 2009.

Career

1986 - 2002: Program Director & Manager, Kansai Productivity Center (a non-profit think-tank).
1998 - present: Management Consultant certified by Japan Productivity Center (No.2765).
2002 - 2004: Lecturer, International Business, Osaka University of Commerce.
2004 - 2008: Associate Professor, International Business, Faculty of Business Administration, Osaka University of Commerce.
2008 - 2017: Professor, International Human Resource Management, Faculty of Business Administration, Osaka University of Commerce;
Professor, International Business, Graduate School of Regional Policy Studies, Osaka University of Commerce.
2012 - 2013: Visiting Research Fellow, Henley Business School, University of Reading (UK).
2014 - present: Associate member, The John H Dunning Centre for International Business, Henley Business School, University of Reading (UK).
2015 - present: Auditor, Daihen Corporation.
2017 - present: Professor, International Business, Faculty of Business Administration, Kindai University.
2018 - present: Professor, International Business, Graduate School of Commerce, Kindai University.
2018 - present: Researcher, Institute for Creative Management and Innovation, Kindai University.

Books and Chapters

Global Jintekishigen Kanriron (The Theory of Global Human Resource Management), Hakutou Shobou, 2008 (Masayuki Furusawa). *published in Japanese.
Nikkeijin Katsuyou Senryakuron (The Theory of Utilization of the Nikkeijin), Hakutou Shobou, 2013 (Masayuki Furusawa). *published in Japanese.
Shinkoukoku ni okeru Jinjiroumukanri to Genchikeiei (Human Resource Management in Emerging Countries), Hakutou Shobou, 2015 (Masayuki Furusawa, Kenichi Yasumuro & Takahide Yamaguchi: Eds.). *published in Japanese.
Kokusai Business Nyuumon (An Introduction to International Business), Hakutou Shobou, 2019 (Masayuki Furusawa & Takahide Yamaguchi: Eds.). *published in Japanese.
“Global Talent Management in Japanese Multinational Companies” (Masayuki Furusawa), in A. Al Ariss (Ed.) Global Talent Management: Challenges, Strategies, and Opportunities, Springer, 2014.
“The HRM of foreign MNCs operating in Europe” (Chul Chung & Masayuki Furusawa), in M. Dickmann, C. Brewster & P. Sparrow (Eds.) International Human Resource Management: Contemporary HR Issues in Europe (3rd edition), Routledge, 2016.

Journal Articles and Papers

“The bi-cultural option for global talent management: The Japanese Brazilian Nikkeijin example”, Journal of World Business, 50(1): 133-143, 2015 (Masayuki Furusawa & Chris Brewster).
“Normative and systems integration in human resource management in Japanese multinational companies”, Multinational Business Review, 24(2): 82-105, 2016 (Masayuki Furusawa, Chris Brewster & Toshinari Takashina).
“IHRM and expatriation in Japanese MNCs: HRM practices and their impact on adjustment and job performance”, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 54(4): 396-420, 2016 (Masayuki Furusawa & Chris Brewster).
“Japanese self-initiated expatriates as boundary spanners in Chinese subsidiaries of Japanese MNEs: Antecedents, social capital, and HRM practices”, Thunderbird International Business Review, 60(6): 911-919, 2018 (Masayuki Furusawa & Chris Brewster).
“Revisiting 'localization issues' in international human resource management at Japanese companies: A sign of change and its background”, Journal of Region and Society, 19: 57-71, 2016 (Masayuki Furusawa). *published in Japanese.
“A study on the utilization of Japanese self-initiated expatriates at Japanese-affiliated companies in China: Based on the survey of Japanese subsidiaries and Japanese SIEs”, Journal of International Business, 9(1-2): 19-34, 2017 (Masayuki Furusawa). *published in Japanese.
“A study on the utilization of self-initiated expatriates as a new HRM option for multinational enterprises: Based on the questionnaire surveys of Japanese-affiliated companies in the UK and their SIE employees”, Transcultural Management Review, 15: 1-36, 2018 (Masayuki Furusawa). *published in Japanese.
“A study on the advancement of ‘internal internationalization’ in Japanese corporations: From the viewpoint of ‘language investment’, Journal of Region and Society, 21: 153-183, 2018 (Masayuki Furusawa, Takaaki Morioka & Kenichi Yasumuro). *published in Japanese.

Conference Presentations

“Not local or foreign: The Nikkeijin ‐ another option for international human resource management”, EIBA (European International Business Academy) 2012 Conference, 2012 (Masayuki Furusawa & Chris Brewster).
“Managing expatriation: The challenges for Japanese MNCs”, EIASM (European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management) Workshop on New Analyses of Expatriation, 2012 (Masayuki Furusawa & Chris Brewster).
“The potential of bi-culturals as cultural bridges: The case of the Nikkeijin for Japanese multinational corporations”, ABSRC (Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference) 2013 VENICE, 2013 (Masayuki Furusawa & Chris Brewster).
“Expatriation issues in Japanese MNCs: HRM practices and their impact on adjustment and job performance”, IFSAM (International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management) 2014 World Congress in Tokyo, 2014 (Chris Brewster & Masayuki Furusawa).
“The Nikkeijin in Brazil: Potential boundary-spanners for Japanese MNCs”, KAIB (Korean Academy of International Business) 2016 Autumn Conference, 2016, (Masayuki Furusawa).

Academic Association Affiliations

Member of Board of Directors, Japan Academy of International Business Studies. Member of Board of Directors, Academy of Multinational Enterprises.
Member of Board of Directors & Head of the Kansai Division, Transcultural Management Society.
Member, Academy of International Business.

Others

Academic Award for Management Consultancy Service, The Japan Institute of Public Certified Accountants, 2009.
Best Book of the Year, Academy of Multinational Enterprises, 2010.
Best Paper Award, ABSRC (Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference) VENICE 2013 (with Professor Chris Brewster), 2013.
Best Book of the Year, Transcultural Management Society, 2014.
Best Book of the Year, Academy of Multinational Enterprises, 2015.
Best Paper of the Year, Transcultural Management Society, 2017.

2007 -2008: Chairman, Committee for Management of Overseas Human Resources toward Globalization at Small and Medium-sized Companies in Kansai Region, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
2008 - 2009: Member of Sub-committee for Screening, Committee on Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
2013 - 2014: Member of Sub-committee for Screening, Committee on Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.