Nobuyuki Chikudate

Last Updated :2018/07/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Social Sciences, ., Professor

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • University at Buffalo-State University of New York, USA, 1987/09, 1990/06
  • The Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, behavioral science, USA, 1990/09, 1991/08

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., University at Buffalo-State University of New York
  • Master of Arts, Arizona State University

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Management;Management
  • Complex systems;Social / Safety system science;Social systems engineering / Safety system
  • Social sciences;Psychology;Educational psychology
  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Society medicine;Medical and hospital management

Research Keywords

  • organization theory
  • organizational behavior
  • organizational culture
  • corporate culture
  • cross-cultural
  • corporate social responsibility
  • qualitative research methods
  • phenomenology
  • corporate crisis management
  • business ethics

Affiliated Academic Societies

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Contemporary Economic Issues II
  2. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Year, Semminar
  3. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, International Business Administration 2
  4. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Organization Theory
  5. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Corporate Social Responsibility
  6. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Seminar I
  7. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Seminar II
  8. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Seminar V
  9. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Organization Theory

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Communication network liaisons as cultural interpreters for organizational adaptation in Japan-Europe business environments, Management International Review, special issue(2), 27-37, 19950401
  2. Exploring the life-world of organization by linguistic oriented phenomenology in sub-cultural analysis of organization: A comparison between Japanese and U.S. Banks, Management International Review, 37(2), 169-183, 19970401
  3. Generating reflexivity from partnership formation: A phenomenological reasoning on the partnership between a Japanese pharmaceutical corporation and Western laboratories, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 35(3), 287-305, 19990901
  4. The state of collective myopia in Japanese business communities: A phenomenological study for exploring blocking mechanisms for change, Journal of Management Studies, 36(1), 69-86, 19990101
  5. A phenomenological approach to inquiring into an ethically bankrupted organization: A case study of a Japanese company, Journal of Business Ethics, 28(1), 59-71, 20001101
  6. Collective myopia and defective higher educations behind the scenes of ethically bankrupted economic systems: A reflexive note from a Japanese University and taking a step toward transcultural dialogues, Journal of Business Ethics, 38(3), 205-225, 20020701
  7. Collective myopia and disciplinary power behind the scenes of unethical practices: A diagnostic theory on Japanese organization, Journal of Management Studies, 39(3), 289-307, 20020501
  8. Learning or correction in a safety culture of Japan Rail West: A Foucaultian analysis.Paper presented at Academy of Management 2008 Conference, Anaheim, U.S.A., Academy of Management 2008 Conference, 20080811
  9. Collective hyperopia and dualistic natures of corporate social responsibility in Japanese companies, ASIAN BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT, 8(2), 169-184, JUN 2009
  10. If human errors are assumed as crimes in a safety culture: A lifeworld analysis of a rail crash, Human Relations, 62(9), 1267-1287, SEP 2009
  11. Reinterpreting corporate apologia as self‐discipline, Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 15(4), 397-409, 2010
  12. A messy inquiry into some causes of the Toyota Recall Crisis 2010. (Past President Best Paper Award Nominee), 55th Annual Meeting of the Western Academy of Management, 7-7, 20140319
  13. Corporate misconduct and trust repair: Integration of Organizational Behavior and Corporate Discourse Perspectives, 27th Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Annual Meeting Proceedings, 101-101, 20150703
  14. Beyond natural disaster vs. man-made disaster debates on an explosion of a nuclear power plant. (AOM 2016 ONE-Kedge Unorthodox Paper Award/ nominated for AOM 2016 Carolyn Dexter Award), Proceedings of the Seventy-sixth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (Best Paper Proceedings), 1-5, 20160808
  15. Toward a Transcultural Learning after Fukushima Disaster: Promoting Reader-Centred Reflexivity, Academy of Management Proceedings, 1-1, 2016,8

Publications such as books

  1. 2013/03/26, Handbook of Asian Management , Our understanding of management in Asia has not kept pace with the demands of managers and students. The Handbook of Asian Management provides in-depth critical reviews of central topics in strategy and organizational behavior research in Asian contexts. Leading scholars take stock of what has been learned and give clear directions towards greater rigor and relevance for research in this region., The Double-Edged Sword of Organizational Culture in Asia: Toward Transnational Reflexive Dialogues, Asia, managemernt, cross-cultural, organizational culture, critical theory, ethics, corporate wrongdoings, Confucianism, China, Korea, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2013, 03, 英語/English, Kwok Leung, Steven White, Jai B. P. Sinha, Kluwant Singh, Michael Carney, Eric Gedajlovic, Lu Yuan, Gary Bruton, Hailin Lan, Nitin Pangarker, John E. Butler, Stephen Ko, Wai Chamormarn, Nobuyuki Chikudate, Dayl Koehn, Alicia S. M. Leung, Oded Shenkar, Zhixing Xiao, Steven K, Su, Chun Hui, Jessica Y. Y. Kwong, Cynthia Lee, Dean Tjosvold, Alfred Wong, Chun Hui, Richard, W. Brislin, Brent R. Mc Nab, Mara Olekalns, Catherine H. Tinsley, Susan E. Brodt, K. Yee Ng, Soon Ang, 1475788398, 544, 19, 245-263
  2. 2013/09/13, The Dynamics of Japanese Organizations, This book assessess the organizational flexibility and pragmatism of Japanese management styles and contrasts this with Western management approaches which focus more closely on patterns of stability. Issues in change and organizational renewal are covered by analysing the dynamic processes by which a Japanese company organizes itself, exploring such areas as networks, informatics, quality control circles and human systems management., Communicating through On-line Database Systems: A Strategy for Monitoring Corporate Environments, crisis communication, environmental monitoring, boudary spanning, Routledge, 2013, 9, English, Tsuyoshi Numagami, Toshizumi Ohta, Ikujiro Nonaka, Haruo Hata, Charles Adamson, Magoroh Maruyama, Vera Calenbuhr, Tetsuori Koizumi, Haruo Takagi, Kenshu Kikuzawa, Shigekazu Ishihara, Keiko Ishihara, Mitsuo Nagamachi, Alfredo Pinochet, Frank-Jurgen Richter, Yoshiya Teramoto, Milan Zeleny, Nobuyuki Chikudate, Kenji Tanaka, B00FDR1DK6, 208, 11, 178-188
  3. 2013/09/13, Asia and Europe in the New Global System: Intercultural Cooperation and Competition Scenarios, This book examines the need for cooperation between Europe and Asia, particularly in view of China's accession to the WTO. It looks at the cultural implications for closer cooperation between the two parts of the world, exploring corporate culture and leadership in integration management through mergers and acquisitions. It then goes onto discuss whether the world is big enough for several cultures or whether further integration will result in homogenization., Limitations and Potentials of Intercultural Communication in Unethical Business Conventions: A Theoretical Scrutiny of Intercultural Communication, Business Ethics, Habermasian Discourse Ethics and Foucaultian Aethetics, intercultural communication, business ethics, Habermas, Foucault, Palgrave macmillan, 2003, 10, English, Tetsuo Obo, Hasegawa Harukiyo, Kenji Suzuki, Ulrich Jurgens, Martin Hemmert, Sayeeda Bano, Zahiruddin Ghazali, Mohamad Hanapi Mohamad, Romdej Phisalaphong, Tadamasa Imaguchi, Xinjian Li, Dieter Beschorner, Thoraiya Younes, Mohamad Hanapi Mohamad, Zahiruddin Ghazali, Zahiruddin Gazali, Norlida Abdul Manab, Rusmawati Ismail, Nurwati Ashikkin Ahmad Zaluki, Habibah Tolos and Munauwar Mustaffa, Akira Kuroda, Nobuyuki Chikudate, Hendrik Meyer-Ohle, Fred Robins, B00FDR1DK6, 325, 21, 262-282
  4. 2015/10/08, Collective Myopia in Japanese Organizations: A Transcultural Approach for Identifying Corporate Meltdowns, Collective myopia has been the downfall of Japanese organizations, from the collapse of the financial systems at the turn of the century and the subsequent wrongdoings in Japanese blue-chip companies nearly a decade later. This book examines collective myopia and its role in global business through various case studies of Japanese organizations, including the Tokyo Electric Power Company. Drawing on European philosophies including phenomenology, critical theories, post-structuralism, and postmodernism, this book engages transcultural learning and will inform students and researchers interested in business ethics, corporate crisis management, and white-collar crimes from a global perspective., organizational culture corporate culture phenomenology hermeneutics interpretation corporate wrongdoings corporate crisis Husserl Schutz Berger Luckmann Foucault Habermas Gadamer Rioeur Meleau-Ponty Japanese corporations, Palgrave macmillan, 2015, 10, English, Nobuyuki Chikudate, 9781137450845, 240


  1. 1998年, Academy of Management Conference Management Education and Development Division Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management
  2. 2001年, Academy of Management Conference Management Education and Development Division Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management
  3. 2014年, Western Academy of Management Conference Past President Best Paper Award Finalist, Western Academy of Management, A Messy Inquiry into Some Causes of the Toyota Recall Crisis 2010
  4. 2016年08月08日, Academy of Management ONE Kedge Unorthodox Paper Award 2016, Academy of Management, Beyond Natural Disaster vs. Man-Made Disaster Debates on an Explosion of a Nuclear Power Plant
  5. 2016年, Academy of Management Carolyn Dexter Award 2016 Nominee, Academy of Management, Beyond Natural Disasters vs. Man-Made Disaster Debates on an Explosion of a Nuclear Power Plant