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Musashino University
Faculty of Economics Department of Business Administration
Master of Commerce and Management(Hitotsubashi University), Ph.D. in Commerce and Management(Hitotsubashi University)

Research Areas

  • Management / Management / innovation management

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2011
Mar 2012
Junior Fellow, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 2012
Mar 2014
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Politics and Economics, Musashino University
Apr 2014
Mar 2017
Assistant Professor, Facluty of Economivx, Musashino University
Apr 2017
Mar 2019
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Musashino University
Apr 2019
Associate Professor, Facluty of Business Administration, Musashino University


Apr 2006
Mar 2008
Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 2008
Mar 2011
Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University

Committee Memberships

Mar 2018

Awards & Honors

Aug 2016
BEST AWARD in IIR Summer School 2018, Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

Published Papers

Cooperation and Coordination in Online Communities
Organizational Science (Japan)   51(2) 60-73   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Despite the increase in online collaborative communities and the number of researches on such communities, there remain certain unexplained questions. Although there are fruitful existing researches with a focus on participants’ motivation and the...
Research Review:What motivates people to join online collaborations?
(12) 119-138   Mar 2016
A review of motivation researches of R&D organizations
(11) 133-151   Sep 2015
A review of the "information" concept in management theories
(8) 53-70   Feb 2014
Innovation by public research institutions: the possibility of commercializing and diffusing research results
Atsushi Tsumita, Tomono Miki
(7) 27-47   Jul 2013
Can public laboratories make innovation happen? : From the case study on Japanese broadcasting laboratory.
Tomono Miki and Atsushi Tsumita
The R&D Management 2011 Proceedings      Jun 2011   [Refereed]
This paper aims to shed light on the innovation of public laboratories based on the case study about Japanese public laboratory. Previous researches thought that public laboratories contribute to innovation systems indirectly via knowledge spillov...
How do Traditional Family Firms Integrate New Technologies? Dynamic capability of family SMEs : from a Comparative Study on Two Japanese Family Firms.
Atsushi Tsumita and Masatoshi Fujiwara
7th Workshop on Family Firms Management Workshop Proceedings      May 2011   [Refereed]
The purpose of this paper is to explore the process of enhancing competitive advantages of small and medium sized family firms (family SMEs) via integrating new and existing technologies profoundly. In this paper, we treated information and commun...
Corporation in Online Communities
   Jan 2011   [Refereed]


What Makes Students Study Hard? --- Imprications from GPA and Student Life Survey.
(12) 139-165   Mar 2016
An Exploratory Analysis of the University Student Life & Learning Questionnaire Survey
(6) 93-108   Dec 2015
The Effect of Researcher's Orientation on Research Activity and Performance
Tatsuya Kubota, Atsushi Tsumita
The Asian Conference on Technology, Information & Society 2015      Nov 2015
Boredom and Engagement: Moderated Mediation Model of Academic Boredom, Leisure Boredom, and Study-Leisure Conflict
Takuto Shishido, Atsushi Tsumita, Hiroshi Watanabe, Hidekatsu Hojo
2015 International Conference on Education, Psychology and Society      Jul 2015

Conference Activities & Talks

Collaboration and coordination in a online community aiming to build information goods
IIR summer school 2016   23 Aug 2016   
The framework of information and communication
Atsushi Tsumita, Yaichi Aoshima, Tomonori Yazaki, Tatsuya Kubota
25 Nov 2015   
Collaboration and organizing in online communities
25 Nov 2015   
How Do People Govern Online Collaboration? : From a Qualitative Case Study on Wikipedia
The Asian Conference on Technology, Information & Society 2015   5 Nov 2015   The International Academic Forum
Does intrinsic motivation improve R&D performance? : A quantitative and qualitative analysis on a basic R&D institution
Atsushi Tsumita, Tatsuya Kubota
25 Aug 2015   Hitotubashi University Institute of Innovation Research
Management of Online Organization without authority, contracts and uniform incentives.
The 15th Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organisation Studies Conference   15 Feb 2013   
Management of Online Organization without authority, contracts and uniform incentives
25 Dec 2012   
Corporate Growth by Utilizing ICT: A Comparative Study on Two SMEs in Japan
Masatoshi Fujiwara and Atsushi Tsumita
International Workshop on SMEs in East and Southeast Asia   Sep 2010   
Individual Creative Achievement in a private R&D organization [Invited]
AAOS annual conference 2019   22 Sep 2019   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Innovations in ICT industories / Micro Analysis of researchers & engeneers
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Today    Investigator(s): Yaichi Aoshima
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Jul 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Atsushi Tsumita
Micro-Analysis on Green Innovation and Corporate Competitiveness
Cabinet Office: Funding Program for Next Generation World-Leading Researchers
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Yaichi Aoshima
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Jul 2019 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): Atsushi Tsumita