Graduate School of Business Administration, KOBE UNIVERSITY

Noboru Matsushima

Doctor of Business
Administration
(Kobe University)

Title

Professor of Managerial Science

Specialized Fields

Organization and Management History and Theory, Technology and IT Management

Fields of Interest

Space and Materiality of Workplace, Science based Innovation, Information and Valuation, Regional Development, Research Methodology for Business Administration

Current Research

(Books)

  • Kokubu, K, Sawabe, T. and Matsushima, N. (eds.) (2017), The Valuation and Management Practices: The Reunion of Management and Accounting School, Tokyo, Yuhikaku.(In Japanese)
  • Kuwada, K. and Matsushima, N. and Takahashi, M. (eds.) (2015), Institutional Entrepreneurship, Kyoto, Nakanishiya. (In Japanese)
  • Matsushima, N. (2015), The Informatics Embedded in Workplace: The Organizational Approach to IT-use Practices, Tokyo, Yuhikaku. (In Japanese)
  • Hara, T., Kambayashi, N. and Matsushima, N. (eds.) (2008), Industrial Innovation in Japan, NY: Routledge.

(Articles)

  • Matsushima, N., Urano, M., Yatera, A., Urano, M., Yoshino, N., Kijima, K., Nakahara, S., Kuwada, K. and Takayama, T. (2018), “A note of the meta theories of socio-materiality,” Journal of Information and Management, forthcoming. (In Japanese)
  • Matsushima, N. and Kuwada, K. (2017), “The design principle of innovation ecosystem,” Business Insight, Vol25, No.4, pp. 2-9. (In Japanese)
  • Kuwada, K. and Matsushima, N. (2017), “Socio-materiality in science based innovation: The heterogeneous practices differentiating from ‘technology’ and ‘organization’,” Kobe University Discussion Paper Series, 2017・23, pp. 1-12. (In Japanese)
  • Kijima, K., Fukumoto, T. and Matsushima, N. (2017), “Ascertain the main stream of organization behavior theories: Human realations, organization development, and action science,” Kokumin-Keizai-Zashi, Vol. 216, No. 2, pp. 31-55. (In Japanese)
  • Matsushima, N. (2017), “Find out the concepts of socio-materiality whereabouts: Overcome the trap of social constructivism,” Annual Bulletin of the Society for the History of Management Theories, No. 24, pp. 48-59. (In Japanese)
  • Matsushima, N. (2017), “Organizing institutional logics, and Organization as the institution,” The Thesis Collection of Japan Academy of Business Administration, Iss. 87, pp. 60-69. (In Japanese)
  • Hayasaka, A. and Matsushima, N. (2015), “Transcendent and immanent of institutional logics: The material practice calculation and exchange in capitalistic society,” Kokumin-Keizai-Zashi, Vol. 212, No. 2, pp. 35-50. (In Japanese)
  • Matsushima, N. and Urano, M. (2015), “Institutional work that ensures innovation,”Kobe University Discussion Paper Series, 2015・05, pp. 1-37.
  • Fukumoto, T., Matsushima, N. and Koga, H. (2014) “The relevance of positivist science: The action science as a new scientific thought,” Journal of Information and Management, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 59-70. (In Japanese)
  • Uenishi, S. and Matsushima, N. (2013),“Organizational field comprising competitive relationships: The case of the“Galapagos Syndrome” in the In Japanese mobile phone industry,” Kobe University Discussion Paper Series, 2013・19, pp.1-7. (In Japanese)
  • Urano, M. and Matsushima, N. (2011), “Institution works on innovation WORK: The linguistic institutionalization with bureaucratic principles in an innovative In Japanese electronics company,” Kobe University Discussion Paper Series, 2011-12, pp. 1-21.
  • Matsushima, N. and Mizukoshi, K. (2007), “Emerging competitive value in use with materiality: Competitive transformation of business system about online securities market in Japan/Emerging competitive value in use with materiality: Competitive transformation of business system about online securities market in Japan,”Kobe University Discussion Paper Series, 2007・5.
  • Matsushima, N. and Urano, M. (2007), “Beyond the epistemological dichotomy of technical efficiency and social legitimacy in institutions: The emergence of an electrical transaction in In Japanese manufacturing industry,” Kobe University Discussion Paper Series, 2007・26.
  • Matsushima, N. (2005), “The ontological gerrymandering on business administration: Forward to develop dual reflexivity approach,” Managenent and Institution, No. 2, pp. 23-34. (In Japanese)

(Awards/Honors)

  • 2016 The Book Award of the Society for the History of Management Theories
  • 2016 The Book Award of Japan society for information and Management
    Matsushima, N. (2015), The Informatics Embedded in Workplace: The Organizational Approach to IT-use Practices, Tokyo, Yuhikaku. (In Japanese)
  • 2008 The Paper Award of Japan society for information and Management
    Matsushima, N. (2008), “The practice of information management research based on hermeneutics,” Journal of Information and Management, Vol.29, No.2, pp. 14-25. (In Japanese)
  • 1999 Telecom Best Paper Award in Social Science.
    Matsushima, N. (1999), “The impact of SOHO in the firm: The new media choice and organizational change,” The Proceedings of Telecom Paper Award Series, No.8, pp.1-53. (In Japanese)

The other Japanese papers are here.