Waseda Business School
(Graduate School of Business and Finance)


TAKEUCHI Norihiko, Professor



Professor Takeuchi earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in International Development (specializing in human resource (HR) development) from the Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University. His research and teaching interests include a wide array of organizational behavior/ HR management issues such as employee motivation and performance management, effective team building and leadership, socialization and careers of employees, and organizational culture and change management. Prior to joining WASEDA Business School in 2012, he held academic appointments at Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo University of Science, and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Selected Publications

Jung, Y., & Takeuchi, N. (2019). Testing mediation effects of social and economic exchange in linking organizational training investment to employee outcomes. Personnel Review, 48 (2), 306 -323. doi: 10.1108/PR-06-2017-0174

Jung, Y., & Takeuchi, N. (2018). A lifespan perspective for understanding career self-management and satisfaction: The role of developmental human resource practices and organizational support. Human Relations, 71 (1), 73-102. doi:10.1177/0018726717715075

Jung, Y., Takeuchi, N., & Takeuchi, T. (2016). Understanding psychological processes of applicants’ job search. Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship, 4(3), 190-213. doi: 10.1108/EBHRM-07-2015-0032

Jung, Y., & Takeuchi, N. (2016). Gender differences in career planning and success. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 31(2), 603-623. doi: 10.1108/JMP-09-2014-0281

Jung, Y., & Takeuchi, N. (2014). Relationships among leader–member exchange, person–organization fit and work attitudes in Japanese and Korean organizations: Testing a cross-cultural moderating effect. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25(1), 23-46. doi: 10.1080/09585192.2013.778163

Takeuchi, N., & Takeuchi, T. (2013). Committed to the organization or the job? Effects of perceived HRM practices on employees’ behavioral outcomes in the Japanese healthcare industry. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(11), 2089-2106. doi: 10.1080/09585192.2013.767059

Jung, Y., & Takeuchi, N. (2010). Performance implications for the relationships among top management leadership, organizational culture, and appraisal practice: Testing two theory-based models of organizational learning theory in Japan. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21(11), 1931-1950. doi: 10.1080/09585192.2010.505093

Takeuchi, N. (2009). How Japanese manufacturing firms align their human resource policies with business strategies: Testing a contingency performance prediction in a Japanese context. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20(1), 34-56. doi: 10.1080/09585190802528227

Takeuchi, N., & Takeuchi, T. (2009). A longitudinal investigation on the factors affecting newcomers’ adjustment: Evidence from Japanese organizations. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20(4), 928-952. doi: 10.1080/09585190902770877

Takeuchi, N., Chen, Z., & Lam, W. (2009). Coping with an emerging market competition through strategy-human resource alignment: Case study evidence from five leading Japanese manufacturers in the People’s Republic of China. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20(12), 2454-2470. doi: 10.1080/09585190903363763

Takeuchi, N., Wakabayashi, M., & Chen, Z. (2003). The strategic HRM configuration for competitive advantage: Evidence from Japanese firms in China and Taiwan. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 20(4), 447-480. doi: 10.1023/A:1026386925473

Courses in charge

People and Organizations

Human Behavior in Organizations

Organizational Behavior: A Motivation and Career Management Perspective


Associate Editor, Asia Pacific Journal of Management (SSCI IF = 2.74, Springer), 2019-present.

Editorial Advisory Board, Evidence-based HRM: A Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship (Emerald), 2012-present.

President, Association of Japanese Business Studies (based in US): 2011-2013.



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