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Kokushikan University
Faculty of Business, Department of Business
Doctor of Commerce(Nihon University), Master of Economics(Osaka City University)
Research funding number

Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 1989
Mar 2016
Nihon University,College of Commerce, Department of Business Administration Professor


Apr 1970
Mar 1974
Faculty of Economics, Osaka City University
Apr 1974
Mar 1977
economic policy, Graduate School, Division of Economics, Osaka City University
Apr 1977
Mar 1980
Graduate School, Division of Commerce, Nihon University

Committee Memberships

May 2017
Japan Association for the Comparative Studies of Management  President

Published Papers

Policies and Measures about Maintaining Rural Railways in Sweden, UK and Germaby
Toru Sakurai
Zasshi Keizai   (270) 29-43   Mar 2018
Aspects and Problems of the Draft of A Basic Law on Mobility
Journal of Transport Problems and Human Rights   (29) 17-24   Apr 2012
Japan's Incomplete Public-Private-Partnerships
Tatsuo Yoshida
Zeitschrift für öffentliche und gemeinwirtschaftliche Unternehmen   (Beiheft 41) 79-93   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Law on revitalization and reinstallation of regional public transportation and conventional railway lines in parallel with new high speed lines
Journal of Transport Problems and Human Rights   (27) 25-33   Mar 2010
Reorganization of Postal Industry and Social Regulation: Learning from the German Experiences
Municipal Problems   99(11) 82-91   Nov 2008


A New Development of Nuclear Disposal Scheme
Toru Sakurai
The Study of Business and Industry   (34) 145-157   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Analyzing Corporate Scandals and Criticizing CSR: "Efficiency" and "Publicness" in the JR West Fukuchiyama Line Traun Accident and the TEPCO Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Toru Sakurai
The Doshisha Business Review   69(5) 65-85   Mar 2018   [Invited]
Corporate Harm and Corporate Governance: Fukushima Nuclear Accident and TEPCO
Journal of Business Nihon University   86(2) 73-101   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
This paper seeks to investigate, to begin with, a general relationship between corporate harm and corporate governance, then based on the findings, to analyze the relationship between the accident and the corporate governance in Tepco.
Its conclus...
A review about the draft legislation on extended liability for the dismantling of nuclear power plants and the disposal of nuclear waste
Journal of Business Nihon University   85(4) 37-52   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Corporate Harm and CSR Report: Tokyo Electric Power Corporation
Journal of Business Nihon University   84(3・4) 19-38   Mar 2015   [Refereed]

Books etc

Accounting and Business Analysis of Electric Power Industry
Dobunkan   Nov 2018   
Public Sector Management in a Globalized World
R. Andeßner et al. (Part:Joint Work, tHistorical Backgrounds about the Developmental <B>Difference of Electric Utilities in Germany and Japan: Municipalization and Concession</B>)
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH 2017   Jan 2017   
After the Fukushima Nuclear Accident the question has been
raised whether a new electricity generation, supply and distribution system
should be introduced in Japan. It seemed that Germany gives us an
alternative model, in which municipal electric...
Accounting, Accountability and Governance in the Public Sector 9th Symposium on Public Sector Management
Dorothea Greiling, Arie Halachmi, Reinbert Schauer(eds.) (Part:Joint Work, The Dual Character of Agency and Good Governance: The Case of Independent Administrative Agencies(IAAs) in Japan)
Traner Verlag   Mar 2011   
Considering Transport Fundamental Law
Association for the Research of Transport Problems and Human Rights (Part:Joint Work)
Kamogawa Press   Jan 2011   ISBN:978-4780304107

Conference Activities & Talks

CSR Management as an Inclusion of " Publicness" by " Efficiency" and its Limitation: concerned to corporate scandals
91st annual meeting of Japan Academy of Business Administration   1 Sep 2017   Japan Academy of Business Administration
Revitalization of Local Railways and Entrepreneurship
12th Internatinal Symposium on Public Sector Management   26 Jun 2012   SRH Hochschule Berlin
Great East-Japan Earthquake and Restiration of Railways
Association for the research of Transport Problems and Human Rights, East-Japan Division   28 Jan 2012   
Characteristics and Problems about the Draft of a Transport Basic Law
26th Conference of the Association for the research of Transport Problems and Human Rights   24 Jul 2011   Association for the research of Transport Problems and Human Rights
JR Freight Railway Company and Green Logistics in Japan
6th e-Trade International Forum, E-Trade and E-Logistics in the Green Growth Era   28 May 2011   e-Trade International Forum