Yoshi Takahashi

Last Updated :2022/08/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
Other Contact Details
1-5-1,Kagamiyama,Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan
TEL : (+81)824-24-6923 FAX : (+81)824-24-6923
Main research interests are human resource development/management, organizational behavior, management of technology/innovation and management of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1990/04/01, 1994/03/31
  • 2000/04/16, 2004/06/30

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of International Cooperation, Japan, 1996/04, 2000/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Hiroshima University
  • Master, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Joint International Master's Programme in Sustainable Development (Hiroshima University - University of Graz)
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : International Economic Development Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : International Economic Development Program

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Economics and Management

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Management;Management

Research Keywords

  • Human resource development
  • Human resource management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Technology management
  • Small and medium-sized enterprise
  • Asia
  • CLMV
  • International management

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Academy of Human Resource Development
  • Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Academy of Management
  • Academy of International Business
  • Japan Society of Human Resource Management
  • Japan Academy of Business Administration
  • Japan Academy of International Business Studies

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Humanities and Social Sciences and Society (English Class)
  2. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Management of Technology
  3. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Human Resource Development
  4. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Public Administration and Management

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Technical Assistance to Japanese Affiliates : The Case of Autoparts Industry in Thailand, in Industrial Linkage and Direct Investment in APEC edited= APEC Study Center= Institute of Developing Economies, 87-120, 20000401
  2. Introduction of new technology and skill transformation : A case study of NC direct milling in mold production, 0(8), 13-27, 2012
  3. Export marketing assistance and early internationalizing firm performance Does export commitment matter?, ASIA PACIFIC JOURNAL OF MARKETING AND LOGISTICS, 27(3), 421-443, 2015
  4. Training and Transferring Knowledge in BMC Group-Vietnam, International Business Management, 11(2), 522-529
  5. Economic Evaluation of Motor Vehicle Emission Control Program in Beijing, Papers on environmental information science, 515-520, 20051114
  6. Effect of Improving QCD Management Capability for R&D Capability Building in Developing Economies : Case of the Local Auto Parts Manufacturers in Thailand, Japan Academy of International Business Studies, 69-81, 20070930
  7. The Problems and Prospect of Skill Standard Testing Systems in Thai Automotive Industry, Bulletin of Japan Society for the Study of Vocational and Technical Education, 33(1), 86-93, 20030131
  8. The Ranking of Inequality in Human Capital : Evidence from Asian Countries, IDEC DP2 Series, 2(14), 201210
  9. On the Determinants of Inequality in Education, IDEC DP2 Series, 2(16), 201211
  10. Assessing Inequalities in Thai Education, IDEC DP2 Series, 3(2), 201303
  11. Testing Kirkpatrick' s Four-Level Hierarchy of Training Evaluation: Evidence from Thailand' s Automotive Industry, IDEC DP2 Series, 3(4), 201305
  12. Capacity Development and Social Capacity Assessment (SCA), Japanese Journal of Evaluation Studies, 8(2), 3-23, 2008
  13. Developing R&D capability for local auto parts manufacturers in Thailand, The journal of Asian management studies, 153-163, 2006
  14. Intellectural skills' in Japanese parts and components industry in Malaysia, Hiroshima peace science, 21, 73-100, 1998
  15. Technical assistance to Japanese manufacturers in Thailand : The case of auto parts industry, Journal of international development and cooperation, 7(2), 47-63, 2001
  16. Determinants of Training Implementation and Intention in Lao Firm, International Journal of Management Science and Business Administration, 2(1), 7-19, 2015
  17. Testing the Effectiveness of Transfer Interventions Using Solomon Four-Group Designs, EDUCATION SCIENCES, 10(4), 92, 202004
  18. Relationship between Ability-Based Emotional Intelligence, Cognitive Intelligence, and Job Performance, SUSTAINABILITY, 11(8), 2299, 2019
  19. Internal corporate social responsibility and organizational creativity: An empirical study of Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprise, INTANGIBLE CAPITAL, 15(3), 208-233
  20. The dynamics of the Toyota-Astra hybrid structure partnership, Institutions and Economies, 11(1), 85-122
  21. Retention intention: does having a proactive personality matter?, Personnel Review, 20210101
  22. Challenge stressors and creativity: Moderating effect of emotional intelligence, 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2018, 20180101
  23. Improving post-assignment behavioral outcomes of expatriates: A Sri Lankan perspective, Journal of Global Mobility, 2(3), 298-316, 20141202
  24. The influence of social and organizational support on transfer of training: Evidence from Thailand, International Journal of Training and Development, 18(2), 116-131, 20140101
  25. Technology acceptance model and the paths to online customer loyalty in an emerging market, Trziste, 25(2), 231-248, 20130101
  26. Factors mediating gender and firm performance in lao micro, small, and: Medium sized enterprises, Asia Pacific Management Review, 17(2), 145-176, 20120601
  27. Self-efficacy as a mediator of the relationships between learning and ethical behavior from human resource development in corporate social responsibility activity, Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration, 4(1), 8-22, 20120413
  28. Effects of individual characteristics on learning through human resource development (HRD) in corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity, International Journal of Business and Society, 12(2), 87-100, 20111201
  29. Determining the applicability of feminist theories by examining the mediation and moderation effects on non-economic performance in Lao micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises, Gender in Management: An International Journal, 26(7), 457-482, 20111004
  30. Determinants of subcontracting and firm performance in lao PDR: Evidence from a garment industry cluster, Asia Pacific Management Review, 15(1), 97-112, 20100301
  31. Innovation, export performance and profitability of Lao garment exporters, International Journal of Economics and Management, 3(2), 225-236, 20091201
  32. Determinants of the new manufacturing venture's performance in Vietnam, International Journal of Business and Management Science, 2(1), 1-16, 20090701
  33. Firm resources and business performance in the Lao PDR: Implications for SMEs in the LDC context, Journal of Indian Business Research, 1, 163-187, 20090605
  34. Factors contributing to the growth of small and medium enterprises: An empirical analysis of Vietnam's manufacturing firms, Singapore Management Review, 31(2), 35-51, 20090601

Publications such as books

  1. 2001/03, APEC in the 21st century ---Selected issues for deeper economic cooperation , APEC Study Center= Institute of Developing Economies= JETRO, 2001, 03, Cocompilation
  2. 2001/03, Alleviating regional disparity between the Bangkok Metropolitan Area and the Northeastern region: A case of the Kingdom of Thailand , The Japan Society for International Development, 2001, 03, Cocompilation
  3. 2000/03, Industrial linkage and direct investment in APEC , Institute of Developing Economies, 2000, 03, Cocompilation

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Revisiting Japan Auto Investment in Indonesia: Toyota-Astra Partnership, Lionel Priyadi, 15th Convention of the East Asian Economic Association, 2016/11/05, Without Invitation, English, East Asian Economic Association


  1. 2018, Best Paper Award, Academy of Management, Challenge Stressors and Creativity: Moderating Effect of Emotional Intelligence

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, 2015, 2016
  2. KAKENHI, 2015, 2017
  3. KAKENHI, Assistance for developing "manufacturing human resources" under public-private partnership: The case of Thai and Malaysian supporting industry, 2010, 2012
  4. KAKENHI, 2010, 2012
  5. KAKENHI, Industrial Human Resource Development in Thai Auto Parts Manufacturers and Assistance under Public-Private Partnership, 2007, 2009
  6. KAKENHI, Technological innovation and transformation of skills-The study of changes of die & mold industry-, 2006, 2008
  7. KAKENHI, A research on Monodzukuri (manufacturing and engineering) capability development in Thai automotive industry, 2005, 2006

Social Activities

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2017, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Others, Reviewer, 1
  2. 2016, Sustainability, Others, Reviewer, 1
  3. 2015, Sustainability, Others, Reviewer, 1
  4. 2014, Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, Others, Reviewer, 1