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Ritsumeikan University
College of Business Administration, Department of Business Administration
Job title
Associate Professor
Master of Commerce(Waseda University), Doctor of Commerce(Meiji University)
Other affiliation
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2007
Mar 2008
Researcher, The Health Care Science Institute
Apr 2007
Mar 2008
Research Associate, Department of Commerce, Meiji University
Apr 2008
Mar 2010
Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, Ritsumeikan University
Apr 2010
Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration,Ritsumeikan University
Sep 2013
Mar 2015
Visiting Scholar, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Mar 2002
"British and American Literature Major, Department of Literature", Faculty of Literature, Chuo University
Mar 2004
"Graduate School, Division of Commerce", Waseda University
Mar 2008
"Graduate School, Division of Commerce", Meiji University

Committee Memberships

Apr 2010
Japan Association for Management Systems  Councilor
May 2017
Japan Association for the Comparative Studies of Management  Board member
Oct 2017
Town of Seika, Kyoto  Member, Council of Water and Sewage

Published Papers

女性役員と企業のパフォーマンスとの関係:UK FTSE 350を用いた探索的研究
『立命館経営学』立命館大学経営学会   57(1,2合併) 1-15   Jul 2018
Policy on Increasing Medical Doctors and its Effect on Social Welfare in England: From the Viewpoint of Patient Satisfaction(in Japanese)
Megumi Kojima
The RITSUMEIKAN BUSINESS REVIEW   55(5) 113-130   Feb 2017
Difference of Sizes between Primary Care Trusts in National Health Service and Niji-Iryoken in Japan(in Japanese)
S. Okubo and M. Kojima
Policy Science   23(3) 33-52   Feb 2016
S. Okubo and M. Kojima
Proceedings of the 2nd International Multidisciplinary Social Networks Conference(published in Springer e-books)   341-353   Aug 2015
Quality of Long-Term Care in Nursing Homes in Gifu Prefecture: an Analysis of Database for Long-Term Care Service Information(in Japanese)
S. Okubo and M. Kojima
Journal of Health and Welfare Statistics Health, Labour and Welfare Statistics Association   62(7) 25-32   Jul 2015

Books etc

ミネルヴァ書房   Aug 2018   
文眞堂   Mar 2018   
Dictionary of Management Histoty(in Japanese)
The Sociery for the History of Management Theories
Bunshindo Publishing Corporation   May 2012   ISBN:9784830947230
Management(in Japanese), Ch5-4: Management and Corporate Governance
T. Tanaka and M. Kokubo et al
Nakanishiya   Mar 2009   
Corporate Governance applied to Hospital Management
bunshindo   Dec 2008   ISBN:978-4830946356

Conference Activities & Talks

Association between Social Capital and Volunteering:A Case from Japan
ARNOVA 47th Annual Conference   15 Nov 2018   
Validity of Role Substitution Theory on Volunteering in Japan
Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action, the 46th  Annual Conference   17 Nov 2017   
Volunteerism and its Health Benefits to the Elderly in Japan
ARNOVA-Asia Conference   7 Jun 2017   
Japanese Volunteerism and Its Well-Being for the Elderly
Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action, the 45th Conference   19 Nov 2016   
A Quantitative Study on the Turnovers of Care Workers in Japanese Long Term Care Facilities(in Japanese)
Japan Socio-Gerontological Sociery   12 Jun 2016   

Teaching Experience