FUJIMOTO Masayo
Faculty of Social Studies Department of Sociology
Professor
Last Updated :2021/10/24

Researcher Profile and Settings

Research Interests

  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Industry
  • Reference Group
  • Organizational Commitment
  • Mobility
  • Career Pass
  • Job Changes
  • Professionals
  • Group

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences/Sociology
  • Humanities & social sciences/Sociology
  • Humanities & social sciences/Business administration
  • Humanities & social sciences/Sociology/history of science and technology
  • Humanities & social sciences/Sociology

Research History

  • 1994-1996 Engineer's Organizational Communication Survey Project
  • 1995-1999 Japanese Bureaucracy: Bureaucrats Life Course Survey Project
  • 1997 - 2005 Social Structure and Job Change Through a Professionals Project
  • 2005-2006 Industrial Structure and Occupational Structure Analysis Project
  • 2004-2010 Kyoto Fushimi Brewing Industry Survey Project
  • 2009 Career Path Survey Project
  • 2001-2008, 2013 Institutional Change Survey Project
  • 2007 - 2011 Social Structure
  • 2007 - 2011 Social Structure, Institution and Social Mobility Through Professionals in the United States Project
  • 2011- Social Structure, Institution and Social Mobility Through a Professionals in France Project

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Dean, Faculty of Social Studies/ Graduate School of Social Studies, Doshisha University, 2021/04 - Today
  • Dean, Center for Science, Technology and work , Doshisha University, 2018/11 - Today
  • Visiting Scholar, France - Japan Foundation, School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, 2018/04 - Today
  • Associate Researcher, Laboratoire d'Economie et de Sociologie du Travail, 2018/01 - Today
  • professor, Graduate School of Social Studies Sociology, Doshisha University Graduate School, 2011/04 - Today
  • Faculty of Social Studies, Department of Sociology, Doshisha University, 2011 - Today
  • Visiting Scholar, School of Advanced Studies in social sciences, 2015/09 - 2016/09
  • Visiting Professor, France - Japan Foundation, School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences, 2012/12 - 2013/01
  • Center for Japanese Language and Culture, Doshisha University, 2011 - 2013
  • College of Economics, Center for China and Asian Studies, Nihon University, 2008 - 2012
  • Visiting Scholar, The National Museum of Ethnology, Japan, 2008 - 2011
  • Associate Professor, Department of Social Studies Sociology, Doshisha University, 2007/04 - 2010/03
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, 2009 - 2010
  • Visiting Scholar, Asia Pacific Research Center, Stanford University, 2007
  • Associate Professor, Department of Social Studies, Sociology, Doshisha University, 2005/04 - 2006/03
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, 2004 - 2006
  • Faculty fellow, The Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), 2002/04 - 2004/03
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of letters , Sociology, Doshisha University, 2002/04 - 2004/03
  • Postdoctoral fellow, The Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), 2001/05 - 2002/03
  • Professor of Department of Sociology and Graduate School, Doshisha University, 2011 - Today
  • Dean of the Center for Japanese Language and Culture, Doshisha University., 2011 - 2013
  • Visiting Professor, La Foundation France -Japon de l'EHESS, 2013
  • Associate Professor of Sociology, Doshisha University, 2005 - 2011
  • Visiting Scholar, Asia Pacific Research Center, Stanford University., 2007 - 2008
  • Assistant Professor of Sociology, Doshisha University, 2002 - 2005
  • Faculty Fellow, Research Institution of Economy Trade and Industry., 2002 - 2004
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Research Institution of Economy Trade and Industry., 2001 - 2002

Education

  • Doshisha University, 2001
  • Doshisha University, Graduate School, Division of Letters, 2001
  • Doshisha University, 1996
  • Doshisha University, Graduate School, Division of Letters, 1996
  • Mukogawa Women's University, School of Letters, 1982
  • Mukogawa Women's University, Faculty of Literature, 1982

Academic Degrees

  • Master of Sociology, Doshisha University
  • 修士(社会学), 同志社大学

Association Memberships

  • International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences
  • Japan-French Society of Sociology
  • Japan Association for Science, Technology & Society
  • Japanease Association Of Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • JAPANESE ASSOCIATION FOR MATHEMATICAL SOCIOLOGY
  • Japan Society of Human Resource of Management
  • The Academic Association for Organizational Science
  • Kansai Sociological Association
  • The Japan Sociological Society

Committee Memberships

  • Member of Self-evaluation committee, 2011/04 -2018/03, Japan Science Foundation(JST), Government
  • Member: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), 2010 -2012
  • Member: Japan Science Foundation(JST) Regional revitalization human resources, 2010 -2011
  • Member: The Kyoto city official documents disclosure system governing committee, 2001 -2010
  • Member: Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry (METI) Minister's Secretariat Office, 2002 -2003
  • committee
  • Science and technology-Science council academic-government cooperation promotion
  • creation center evaluation committee
  • Innovative human resources study committee

Awards & Honors

  • JACUE Selection 2020
    Jun. 2020, the Japan Association for College and University Education

Published Papers

  • An occupational sociological approach to the increase society of highly educated people and white collar workers
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    25(6)78 - 81, Jun. 2020, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Diachronic Analysis from an Anomie to a Stable Period of a Public Research Institute After Administrative Reform: Attitude Change of Members After 10 years
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    Japanese Journal for Science, Technology & Society, 283 - 22, Jun. 2019, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Loyalty and Reciprocity of Professionals in a High Mobility Society : Analysis of Job Change Activities among Silicon Valley Professionals
    藤本 昌代
    ソシオロジ, 社会学研究会, 60(1)3 - 21, Jun. 2015, Japanese
  • Employment Structure of Science and Technology Professionals in the Internal Labor Market
    藤本 昌代
    クオリティ・エデュケーション = Journal of quality education : 国際教育学会機関誌, 国際教育学会, 5(5)13 - 28, Apr. 2013, Japanese
  • Institutionalised Society-Induced Innovation: Sake Brewers in Fushimi, Kyoto
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    Chinese Journal of Applied Anthropology, 1(2)55 - 81, 2012, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Anomie of the Impact by an Institutional Change on Professionals
    Fujimoto Masayo
    Japanese sociological review, 日本社会学会, 59(3)532 - 550, Dec. 2008, Japanese
  • Anomie of Professionals in the Changing Institution
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    Japanese Sociological Review, 59(3)532 - 550, Dec. 2008, Japanese
  • Employment Systems and Social Relativity from the Perspective of Pay and Benefits for Science and Technology Researchers and Engineers
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    Japan Labor Review, 5(3)61 - 82, 2008, English
  • Treatment of Scientists and Engineers in Social Relativity
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    THE JAPANESE JOURNAL OF LABOUR STUDIES, 541(8)49 - 57, 2005, Japanese
  • Mindsets of Constituent Members of an Organization in Institutional Transition: A Case of Transition from a National Testing and Research Institute to an Incorporated Administrative Agency
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    Policy Discussion Papers, 05(004), 2005, Japanese

Misc

  • Essay on the new regime of doctoral training and knowledge & competence transfer between academia and industry : the cases of USA and Europe (Germany, Great Britain, France)
    Hiroatsu NOHARA, Masayo FUJIMOTO
    Hyoron Shakaikagaku (Social Science Review), 137173 - 196, May 2021, English, Rapid communication, short report, research note, etc. (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Monograph on the French competitiveness cluster PAST : history, governance, organization and trajectory
    Hiroatsu, NOHARA, Masayo, FUJIMOTO, Hidetada, HIGASHI, Rieko, IKEDA
    Social Science Review, 136103 - 140, Mar. 2021, Japanese
  • Japan-France comparative research series of industry-government-academia collaboration cluster : case J 1-1 industry-government-academia collaboration cluster on optical and electronic technologies in Hamamatsu area, Shizuoka Prefecture 2018 survey
    Masayo, FUJIMOTO, Hiroatsu, NOHARA, Hidetada, HIGASHI, Rieko, IKEDA
    Social Science Review, 13687 - 102, Mar. 2021, Japanese
  • What was happening to company under the declared state of emergency for the first wave of the 2020 corona disaster: What it means to work in a pandemic
    Masayo, FUJIMOTO
    Doshisha review of sociology, 2517 - 44, Mar. 2021, Japanese
  • Identity, Organization and Functioning of a French Photonics Cluster – Pole de Competitive: The Case of OPTX
    Hiroatsu,NOHARA, Masayo, FUJIMOTO, Hidetada, Higashi, Rieko, IKEDA
    The Association of Social Studies, Doshisha University, 13455 - 82, Sep. 2020, English
  • Urgent Survey Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Kyoto City: Second Report
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    Urgent Survey Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Kyoto City: Second Report, 30 Jun. 2020, Japanese, Rapid communication, short report, research note, etc. (scientific journal)
  • Urgent Survey Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Kyoto City: First Report
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    Urgent Survey Report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Kyoto City: First Report, 31 May 2020, Japanese, Rapid communication, short report, research note, etc. (scientific journal)
  • History of White Collar Research from WWⅡ till Today in Japanese Industrial sociology
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    Doshisha review of sociology, 241 - 24, Mar. 2020, Japanese
  • The prospect of “professionals” and work environment of future
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    春(53)100 - 105, Mar. 2020, Japanese
  • History of white-collar research after 2000 in sociology in Japan, Vol.1 :Reconfirmation of the occupational sociological perspective of Kunio Odaka and trend analysis of the present
    Masayo FUJIMOTO, Rieko IKEDA
    Hyoron Shakaikagaku (Social Science Review), (130)107 - 141, Sep. 2019, Japanese, Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Employment Structure and Norms of Engineers as Highly Educated in France:Comparison with Japanese Structure
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    Transactions of the Academic Association for Organizational Science, 特定非営利活動法人 組織学会, 7(1)7 - 12, Aug. 2018, English, Research paper, summary (national, other academic conference)
  • Employment Structure and Career of Highly Educated in France : Academic Inflation and Inequality
    Fujimoto Masayo
    同志社社会学研究, Alternative:Doshisha Sociological Association, (21)1 - 24, Mar. 2017, Japanese
  • Successive report, social support and autonomous action on the job hunting of international students
    Fujimoto Masayo, Urasaka Junko, Moriyama Tomohiko
    Hyoronshakai kagaku : social science review, 同志社大学, 110(110)69 - 104, Sep. 2014, Japanese
  • Open social structure and the intersection of various human networks : the case study of Silicon Valley
    Fujimoto Masayo
    The Doshisha University economic review, 同志社大学, 64(4)147 - 171, Mar. 2013, Japanese
  • Social support and autonomous action on the job hunting of international students
    Fujimoto Masayo, Urasaka Junko, Moriyama Tomohiko, Hakkarainen Nina
    Hyoronshakai kagaku : social science review, 同志社大学, 102(102)39 - 67, Sep. 2012, Japanese
  • Monthly Research Workshop : January : Findings from the US-Japan Comparative Research on High Mobility Labour Market for the Professional Occupation
    藤本 昌代
    国際産研, 関西国際産業関係研究所, (31)163 - 192, Jul. 2012, Japanese
  • An Employment System and Job Change of Highly Educated in High Mobility Society : A Fieldwork Survey at Silicon Valley
    Fujimoto Masayo
    同志社社会学研究, 同志社社会学研究学会, 0(16)17 - 36, Mar. 2012, Japanese
  • The order in a heterogeneous group : a case of Fushimi brewers
    Fujimoto Masayo, Kawaguchi Mitsuo
    Hyoronshakai kagaku : social science review, 同志社大学, 901 - 30, Oct. 2009, Japanese
  • Brewing engineers: their regional network and cosmopolitan intention: a case of Fushimi brewers
    Fujimoto Masayo, Kawaguchi Mitsuo
    Doshisha review of sociology, Alternative:Doshisha Sociological Association, (13)1 - 17, Mar. 2009, Japanese
  • 'Occupational Goals in Japan: Short-term versus Lifetime Employment'
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    "Shorenstein APARC Dispatches April 2008", 1 - 2, 2008, English
  • Monthly study meeting: January: The career path for the R & D engineers
    藤本 昌代, 中田 喜文
    Journal of international industrial relations, 関西国際産業関係研究所, (26)69 - 77, May 2007, Japanese
  • Industry, Labor and Generations : Difference in "Richness" by Industry
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    Kansai Sociological Review, 関西社会学会, 6(6)25 - 34, 2007, Japanese
  • The Correlation of Electronic and Face To Face Communication in Corporate Organizations
    Fujimoto Masayo
    Doshisha review of sociology, 同志社社会学研究学会, 10(10)1 - 14, Mar. 2006, Japanese
  • Awarness of scientists and englneers to entrepreneueship and career change: Its relation with organization
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    3 - 22, 2005, Japanese, Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (bulletin of university, research institution)
  • Positive Professionals and Organizations : Analysis of Research Organizations in Science and Technology
    Fujimoto Masayo
    Doshisha review of sociology, Alternative:Doshisha Sociological Association, (6)11 - 25, Mar. 2002, Japanese
  • The Professional as Analyst of Context
    Fujimoto Masayo
    Doshisha review of sociology, Alternative:Doshisha Sociological Association, (2)61 - 67, Mar. 1998, Japanese
  • Semi-Professional's Knowledge Acquisition through Communications : A Case Study of Software Engineers
    Fujimoto Masayo
    同志社社会学研究 = The Doshisha Shakaigakukenkyu (Doshisha review of sociology ), Alternative:Doshisha Sociological Association, (1)81 - 94, 31 Mar. 1997, Japanese
  • Open Social Structure and Intersection of Various Human Networks : A Case Study of Silicon Valley
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    The Doshisha University Economic Review, 64(4)147 - 171, 2013

Books etc

  • Proposals from management scholars for the age of infectious disease
    Chikura Shobo, Nov. 2020, Contributor, Chapter 5: The Impact of Corona on Local Cities and Small and Medium Enterprises, Japanese
  • Ethnography of Corporate Management
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    06 Mar. 2020, Contributor, Chapter 1 Sincere and sturdy familism and trust, in a global society: Succession and propagation of Brother Industries, Ltd. management philosophy, Japanese, Scholarly book
  • European Education and Employment System and Youth Career Development: Cross-Border Mobility and Globalization Guidelines
    Masayo FUJIMOTO Mari YAMAUCHI Ayaka NODA
    Hakuto-shobo, 22 Nov. 2019, Joint editor, Preface, Introduction, Chapter 4, Chapter 7, Chapter 8, End Chapter, Afterword, Japanese
  • Text Management Anthropology
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    Toho shuppan, Jun. 2019, Contributor, Chapter 9 Retirement, Changing Jobs, Starting a Business, Japanese, Scholarly book
  • Cultural Translation of Management Philosophy in Asian Companies Its Emergence, Transmission, and Diffusion in the Global Era
    Mitsui, Izumi, Kosugi, Masataka, Watanabe, Yasuhiro, Kitamura, Masahito, Fujimoto, Masayo, Okuno, Akiko, Kawaguchi, Mitsuo, Iwai, Hiroshi, Hong, Seongbong
    Springer, Jan. 2020, Contributor, Chapter 5 Transmission of Management Philosophy: Beyond the Differences in Customs and Norms in Foreign Cultures, English, Scholarly book
  • The Mobility of Professionals
    Bunshindo, 2005

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Working in the Corona Disaster: What Happened to Large Companies, Small and Medium companies, and Workers Under the Declared State of Emergency in 2020
    Masayo, FUJIMOTO
    25 Feb. 2021, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • Working at Corona Disaster: What Happened to Large companies in 2020?
    Masayo, FUJIMOTO
    13 Feb. 2021, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • Working at the Corona disaster: What would have happened to our lives in 2020?
    Masayo, FUJIMOTO
    The 4th Symposium on Science, Technology and Society, 19 Jan. 2021, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Concerns about maintaining business and employment among micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the Corona disaster: A survey of business owners as professionals.
    Masayo,FUJIMOTO
    01 Nov. 2020, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • The history of white-collar research in Japanese industrial sociology from the postwar period to the present
    Masayo,FUJIMOTO
    10 Oct. 2020, Japanese, Oral presentation (general)
  • New Coronavirus: Preventing Infection, Revitalizing the Economy
    Masayo,FUJIMOTO
    05 Jul. 2020, Japanese, Media coverage
  • The relationship between social capital and gender among the highly educated in France and the problem of overwork among the "elite".
    Masayo, FUJIMOTO
    21 Feb. 2020, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Bureaucratic Attitude of the Public Sector and Employee Attitude of the Private Sector in the Same Professions: Cases of Socialization of Researchers and Engineers in Science and Technology
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    International Sociological Association RC52(Sociology of Professional), 20 Jul. 2018, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Rationalization Through Institutional Change and Its Unexpected Results : Examples of Science and Technology Research Organizations in Japan
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    International Sociological Association RC23(Science, Technology and Society), 18 Jul. 2018, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • New Perspectives on Labor, Firms and Markets in Japan
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, 23 Jun. 2018, English, Oral presentation (invited, special)
  • Organizational Commitment Research of Highly Educated on Public and Private Organizations: Comparison between Japan and France on Role Consciousness of Science and Technology Professionals
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, 23 Jun. 2018, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Differences Between Japan and France for the Appearance of Inequality in Labor Market and Education Systems
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economic, Jul. 2017, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • The Relation between Organization and Members by the Change of Services at a Government-based Research Institution in Japan
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    International Sociology Association Annual Meeting, 09 Jun. 2017, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Possibility of Job Selection regardless of Educational Background of Members at High Mobility Society
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 06 May 2017, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Differences in relationships with colleagues , organizations of researchers and engineers by to mobility as a social environment : comparison among Japan, the US and France
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    JSPS Symposium New Topics, New Technologies and New Times: Japan Ahead at U.C. Berkeley, 24 Feb. 2017, English, Oral presentation (invited, special)
  • Comparison of Characteristics of The Anomie State of the Professional Members at an Organization with the Changing Institution Policy
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    International Sociological Association RC52(Sociology of Professional), Jul. 2016, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Knowledge Sharing among Professionals across the Organizations in High Mobility Regional Cluster : Positive Factors and Negative Factors
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economic, Jun. 2016, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • A Philosophy Sharing Pattern among HQ and Subsidiaries of Multinational Company of Japanese Origin : Frequent Face To Face Communication
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 06 May 2016, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Knowledge Sharing among Professionals across the Organizations in High Mobility Regional Cluster : Positive Factors and Negative Factors
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    Seminar in LEST(Laboratory of Economics and Sociology of Labor), May 2016, English, Other
  • The Choice of the Employee in the Multinational Enterprise : Similarity of High Skill Professionals and the Factory Workers
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    European Sociological Association(ESA), 26 Aug. 2015, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Penetration of the Management Philosophy to the Local Employee in the Asian Subsidiary of Japanese Companies, and the Next Propagation
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    The International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 17 Jul. 2015, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Possibilities of Job Acceptance and Selective Job Change of Local Employees at Asian Subsidiaries of Multinational Companies : Case Study of Asian Region Expansion by Japanese Originated Companies
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, 04 Jul. 2015, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Relationship Between Social Mobility and Job and Life Satisfaction: A Case of Scientists and Engineers
    FUJIMOTO Masayo
    the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economic, 12 Jul. 2014, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Professionals conflict due to changes in the role of Japan public research institutes: Group solidarity and professional independence in institutional change
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    International Sociology Association, 05 Jul. 2019, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Changing attitudes of members in science and technology research institutes under Japanese government management: Diachronic analysis of 10 years and immediately after administrative reform
    Masayo FUJIMOTO
    Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics 31th, 28 Jun. 2019, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Social Reality and Expectation for Turnoverto Start Up Companies
    2014
  • Work Motivation and Social Networking Development in Professional's Job Change Behavior: A Comparison Between the U.S. and Japan
    2014
  • The Role of Institutions and Individuals in Professional’s MobilityComparing Japan, The US, and France
    2013
  • Learning the Art of Business Continuity from Japan’s Long Established Company
    2013
  • Social Mobility and Organizational Commitment of Professionals : Comparison among Japan / US / France
    2013
  • Relation of Social Network and Job Satisfaction of Professionals in High Mobility Society
    2012
  • Japan and U.S. Comparison of a Relationship Between the Social Mobility and the Attitude of Professionals
    2012
  • JAPAN AND US COMPARISON OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE SOCIAL MOBILITY AND THE INTENTION OF PROFESSIONALS
    2011
  • Anomie of Professionals in the Changing Institution
    International Sociological Association in Sweden, 2010

Works

  • 'Mobilité,implication et satisfactions professionnelles comparées des ingénieurs au Japon, en France et dans la Silicon Valley'
    2012
  • 'Japan and US Comparison of a Relationship Between the Social Mobility and the Attitude of Professionals: A Case Study of Silicon Valley'
    2012
  • 'Trends in Changing Jobs by Professional Personnel in High Mobility Regions -The case of Silicon Valley, U.S.-'
    2011
  • 'Occupational Goals in Japan: Short-term versus Lifetime Employment'
    2008

Research Grants & Projects

  • The influence of Social Mobility to Job Change and Work Attitude of Scientists and Engineers: Comparative Studies Among Japan, U.S., and France
    2011 -2013
  • Job Changes comparison of the Japan-U.S. Professionals
    2007 -2010
  • Ideology of Job in Organizations
    2005
  • Sociological study of an Industrial Cluster
    2004
  • Social Stratification and social Mobility
    2003
  • Institutional Change
    2001
  • Mobility of Professionals