Faculty of Policy Studies Department of Policy Studies
Associate Professor
Last Updated :2021/10/23

Researcher Profile and Settings

Profile and Settings

  • Research funding number


Research Interests

  • Communication
  • Work Engagement
  • Work Hours
  • Management for Mid-Career Workers
  • Career
  • Talent Management
  • Engineers
  • Organizational Study
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences/Business administration
  • Humanities & social sciences/Business administration

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Doshisha University, 2021/08 - Today
  • Research Institute for STEM Human Resources, Doshisha University, 2020/04 - Today
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies/Graduate School of Policy Studies, Doshisha University, 2020/04 - Today
  • Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Department of Business Administration, Kyoto University of Advanced Science, 2020/04 - 2021/03
  • Part-time Lecturer, Department of Policy, Doshisha University, 2018/09 - 2020/03
  • Part-time Lecturer, Doshisha University, 2018/04 - 2020/03
  • Associate Professor, Department of Management and Economics, Kyoto Gakuen University, 2017/04 - 2020/03
  • Part-time Lecturer, Department of Business Administration and Economics, Aomori Public University, 2017/04 - 2019/09
  • Lecturer, Department of Management and Economics, Aomori Public University, 2014/04 - 2017/03
  • Researcher, Institute for Technology, Enterprise and Competitiveness, Doshisha Univeristy, 2011/04 - 2014/03
  • Research Assistant, Institute for Technology, Enterprise and Competitiveness, Doshisha Univeristy, 2011/02 - 2011/03
  • Assistant Professor, Center for General Education, Kyoto Seika Univeristy, 2009/04 - 2011/01


  • Doshisha Univeristy, Graduate School of Policy and Management, 2006/04 - 2011/03
  • Doshisha Univeristy, Graduate School of Policy and Management, 2004/04 - 2006/03

Academic Degrees

  • 博士(政策科学), 同志社大学

Association Memberships

  • Euro-Asia Management Studies Association

Committee Memberships

  • Director (Board Member of Directors), 2020/04 - Today, Conference of Human Resource Practical Science, Other
  • Secretary‐General, 2020/04 - Today, Japanese Association of Administrative Sciences, Academic society
  • Project Researcher, 2019/04 - Today, Japanese Institute of Labor Policy and Training, Other

Awards & Honors

  • Research Award
    Dec. 2018, Japanese Academy of Human Resource Development
  • Journal of Japanese Management Best Paper Awar
    Nov. 2018, Japan Federation of Management related Academies
  • Young Researcher Prize Winners
    Jul. 2017, Japanese Society of Human Resource Management

Published Papers

  • Organizational Socialization of Mid-Career Worker at SMEs in Japan
    Hideki S.TANAKA
    72764 - 77, Jan. 2021, Japanese
  • Job Rewards for Japanese Workers ~Do They Want to Be Rewarded with a Financial Reward?~
    Hideki S.TANAKA
    72370 - 81, Oct. 2020, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Joint car ownership and car type preference model considering engagement in online activities and environmental concern
    Junghwa Kim, Hideki S.Tanaka, Jan-DirkSchmöcker
    Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 68293 - 305, Jan. 2020, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • A Study on R&D Workers' Job Satisfaction and Work Engagement in Japan
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    553 - 67, Nov. 2017, Japanese
  • Impacts of Overtime Reduction on Psychological Well-Being for Japanese Research and Development Engineers: Positive and Negative Sides of Work Time Regulations
    Tetsushi Fujimoto, Hideki S. Tanaka, Xia Shingmin
    Journal of Japanese Management, 1(1)27 - 43, Nov. 2016, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • A Study on Workplace Climate Facilitating Corporate Entrepreneurship by R&D Workers in Japan
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    ITEC Working Paper Series, 15(01)1 - 21, Dec. 2015, Japanese
  • Strategic Human Resource Management in R&D Divisions: The Case of Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Industry
    Hideki S. Tanaka, Dai Miyamoto
    ITEC Working Paper Series, 14(08)1 - 24, Mar. 2015
  • The Effects of R&D Engineers’ Job Rotation on Human Development and R&D Performance
    Dai Miyamoto, Hideki S. Tanaka
    ITEC Working Paper Series, 14(05)1 - 23, Dec. 2014, Japanese
  • Strategy and human resource management, performance management on MOT (Management of Technology)
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    12(2)103 - 117, Mar. 2011
  • The summary of the problems involved in career management on strategic human resource management
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    11(2)73 - 86, Dec. 2009, Japanese
  • A review of strategic human resource management in Japan
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    11(1)163 - 178, Jul. 2009, Japanese
  • A Review of Career on Japanese Firms : A Examination on a Point in Common between Resource-Based View of the Firm and Japanaese Management
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    10(2)157 - 171, Dec. 2008

Conference Activities & Talks

  • The Effects of Unlearning Context on Creative Process Engagement under the COVID-19
    Hideki S.TANAKA, Yuki SATO
    Sep. 2021, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Does Empowering Leadership Enhance Employees' Personal Initiative?
    Yuki SATO, Hideki S.TANAKA
    Sep. 2021, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • The Effects of COVID-19 on Workplace, Work, Organization and Employees
    Hideki S.TANAKA
    RISTEM Seminar, Mar. 2020, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Work-Family Interface and Creative Work Behavior for Japanese Research & Development Engineers
    Hideki S. Tanaka, Tetsushi Fujimoto
    Euro-Asia Management Studies Association 2018, Nov. 2018, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Pay Structure and Workers’ Satisfaction in Japan : Revisit for the Effects of Seniority Pay System
    Hideki S. Tanaka, Itaru Nishimura
    18th International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) World Congress, Jul. 2018, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Does Work Engagement Facilitate Creative Behavior among Japanese R&D workers?: An Empirical Investigation for the Effects of Job/Individual Resources
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    WORK 2017, Aug. 2017, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • The Effect of Perceived Human Resource Management on Work Engagement
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    Jul. 2017, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • The effects of R&D engineers' work engagement and workplace climate on positive attitude to knowledge sharing within Japanese R&D workplace.
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), 2016 IEEE International Conference, Dec. 2016, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • The Effect of Communication and Workplace Climate on R&D Engineers' Work Behavior
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    Nov. 2016, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • Impact of Overtime Reduction on Work Engagement and Mental Health for Japanese Research and Development Engineers
    Tetsushi Fujimoto, Hideki S.Tanaka, Shiming Xia
    Euro-Asia Management Studies Association 2015, Nov. 2015, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • The Relationship among Job Demand, Job Satisfaction and Positive Job Attitude of Workers in Japanese SMEs
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    WORK 2015, Aug. 2015, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • An Empirical Study on the Relation between Subsidiaries’ Autonomy and R&D Outcomes in Global R&D Activities of Japanese Multinationals
    Hideki S. Tanaka
    Euro-Asia Management Studies Association 2014, Nov. 2014, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Overtime Reduction, Work-Life Balance, and Psychological Well-Being for Research and Development Engineers in Japan
    Tetsushi Fujimoto, Sayaka K. Shinohara, Hideki S. Tanaka, Yoshifumi Nakata
    The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management 2013, Dec. 2013, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Emerging Challenges in Human Resource Management of R&D Workers in Japanese Automotive Industry
    Tetsushi Fujimoto, Hideki S. Tanaka
    UMTRI Conference (Univeristy of Michigan), Apr. 2013, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • Work Environment and Intrinsic Work Motivation for R&D Engineers in Japan
    Tetsushi Fujimoto, Katsutoshi Furuta, Hideki S. Tanaka
    The Association of Japanese Business Studies 2012 Annual Conference, Jun. 2012, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)

Research Grants & Projects

  • A Study for Talent Management and Workplace / Career Perspectives' Changes in Japanese Firms
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), 2019/04 -2022/03, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
  • The Relationship among Japanese Human Resource Development, Talent Management and Workplace Climates
    Labor Research Center, 2017/08 -2018/10, Hideki S. Tanaka

Social Contribution

  • Automotive Industry in Japan: Current and Future Situations, Panelist, ITEC, Doshisha University, ITEC Forum, 2014/06, Seminar, workshop

Teaching Experience

  • Introduction of Management Studies
    Doshisha University