Business Administration Chairs ProfessorNaoki WAKABAYASHI

Service and Hospitality Program
Tourism and Hospitality Management Course

【Specialized Fields】
Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, Network Organization
Organizational Behavior
University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Sociology. MA (Sociology), Ph.D (Economics) from Kyoto University). After working Associate Professor in Tohoku University and Kyoto University, become Professor of Organizational Studies at Kyoto University.
Wakabayashi, N. 2009. Networks Organization, (in Japanese), Yuhikaku.
Wakabayashi,N. et al., 2017. " Networks and management in the Japanese creative industries.“Nakano, T, (Ed.) Japanese Management in Evolution,Routledge.,157-177.
Ávila-Robinson, A. and Wakabayashi, N., 2018, “Changes in the structures and directions of destination management and marketing research: A bibliometric mapping study, 2005–2016, “ Journal of Destination Marketing & Management,Vol: 10,Page: 101-111.
Today, business firms extend their value chain over the traditional boundary of firms and expand their alliances with other business companies and key bueinss persons. Thus, managers of business firms also extend their scope over the boundary and manage their real business networks with customers, suppliers and other collaborators. Let's think about current business organizations from the viewpoint of social network theory and make smart management of network organizations.
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