KURATA Yoshiki

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KURATA Yoshiki
Hitotsubashi University
Graduate School of Social Sciences
Job title
Specially Appointed Professor
Master of Social Sciences(Hitotsubashi University), Dr. (Social Sciences)(Hitotsubashi University)
Research funding number

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1983
Mar 1986
Assistant Professor, Fukuoka University
Apr 1986
Mar 1988
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 1988
Sep 1996
Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University
Aug 1996
Jul 1998
Visiting Research Fellow, School of Social Sciences, Sussex University
Oct 1996
Mar 2000
Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University


Mar 1978
Faculty of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University
Mar 1983
Graduate School, Division of Sociology, Hitotsubashi University

Published Papers

The Project on Industrial Democracy and Working Environment Act
Yoshiki Kurata
The Bulletin ofCentral Research Institute, Fukuoka University   (72) 63-78   Mar 1984
Work Innvation:The Reform of Work Organization by American Companies
Yoshiki Kurata
Fukuoka University Review of Commercial Sciences   29(1) 1-46   Jun 1984
ILO's Policies on the Improvement of Work Organization
Yoshiki Kurata
The Bulletin of Central Research Institute, Fukuoka University   (83) 77-84   Jun 1985
On Works Councils in the Federal Republic of Germany (1)
Yoshiki Kurata
Fukuoka University Review of Commercial Sciences   30(1) 151-186   Jun 1985
Work Organization and Quality of Working Life:The Case of Japanese Company
Yoshiki Kurata
Bulletin of Ohara Institute for Social Problems   (321) 41-44   Aug 1985   [Invited]


Flexibilisation of Labour Market and Employment Problems
Yoshiki Kurata
Economy and Labour   63(2) 3-11   Mar 1990   [Invited]
Human Resource Management of Foreign National Professionals
Yoshiki Kurata
Kansaikeikyo   45(7) 10-14   Jul 1991   [Invited]
Book review : M.Cully, S.Woodland, A.O'Reilly, G.Dix"Britain at Work: As Depictes bythe 1998 Workplace Employee Relations Survey"
The Japanese Journal of Labour Studies   42(6) 44-47   Jun 2000   [Invited]
Labour Market Reform and Work Sharing in the Neitherland
Yoshiki Kurata
Labour Research   (394) 10-14   Jan 2002   [Invited]

Books etc

A Study on New Forms of Work Organizations
Chuou Keizaisha   Apr 1985   ISBN:978-44839637
Personnel Management,
Mineruba Shobou   Apr 1992   ISBN:4-623-02214-5
Personnel Management,
Mineruba Shobou   Apr 1992   ISBN:4-623-02214-5
Personnel Management,
Mineruba Shobou   Apr 1992   ISBN:4-623-02214-5
Frontiers of Foreign Worker Employment
Apr 1993   

Conference Activities & Talks

Preparing an IT labour force for the 21st century
Yoshiki Kurata, Kevin McCormick
11th International Conference of European Association for Japan Studies   1 Sep 2005   European Association for Japan Studies
Comparing Design and Implementation of IT Skill Standard in Britain (SFIA) and Japan (ITSS)
Yoshiki Kurata
18th World Congress of Sociology   13 Jul 2014   International Sociological Association

Research Grants & Projects

A Study on Employment Policy of Atypical Employees in the Context of Global Economy
Joint Research(Commissioned research with funding)
Project Year: Apr 2001 - Mar 2002
Projct on Intergenerational Equity
Joint Research(International joint research)
Project Year: Apr 2001 - Mar 2002
Employment Policy
Project Year: May 1949   
Comparative study of industrial relations
Project Year: May 1949   
Sociology of Work and Employment
Project Year: Apr 1986 - Today