Naoko Ishihara

Visiting Researcher

Naoko Ishihara

Joined Recruit Works Institute in 2001, Prior to that, She worked as a HR consultant at Mercer Japan (1999-2001) and a banker at Fuji Bank(1996-1999). Received B.A. in Law from Keio University. The topics being studied include human resource portfolio, diversity management and talent management. Former editor in chief of magazine "Works"(2015-2017.) Her main literary work is "Josei ga Katsuyaku Suru Kaisha(Companies Empowering Women)"(Co-authored, 2014.)


  • <Articles>“Characteristics of Social Leaders ”Works Review Vol.10:p54-63(2015)
  • <Articles>“Criteria of promotion and selection in Japanese enterprises and their rationality: from the point of reputation and contingency ”Works Review Vol.9:p20-29(2014)
  • <Case Introduction>“The Essence of Talent Management: Case Study for Japanese Corporations ”Works Review Vol.8:p100-113(2013)
  • <Short Reports>“Current Status of Women Empowerment” Works Review Vol.7:p.154-157(2012)
  • <Articles>“Globalization of Human Resource in Japanese Company’s HQs. ” Works Review Vol.7:p.8-21(2012)
  • <Short Reports>“Behavior Observation as a Research Methodology” Works Review Vol6:p.158-161(2011)
  • <Short Reports>“Agendas for Human Resources Development in 2010′s Japanese Corporations” Works Review Vol.6:p.154-157(2011)
  • <Articles>“Competency and Growth of Corporate Entrepreneurs : From Qualitative Analysis on 15 Pioneers <2>” Works Review Vol.6:p.34-47(2011)
  • <Articles>“Competency and Growth of Corporate Entrepreneurs : From Qualitative Analysis on 15 Pioneers <1>” Works Review Vol.6:.p22-33(2011)
  • <Short Reports>“A Discussion on How Temporary Work Causes Risk ― Focusing Managerial Factor during High-growth period” Works Review Vol.5:p.194-197(2010)
  • <Articles>“Risks on Transition among Employment Categories: Does Conversion from Non-Core-Employee to Core-Employee Work?” Works Review Vol.5:p.88-101(2010)
  • <Case Introduction>“Management skill development in corporate R&D professionals” Works Review Vol.3:p.224-235(2008)
  • <Articles>“Actuality and Career Perspective of Hired Store Managers: Job, Career Afterwards and Business Strategies” Works Review Vol.2:p.22-35(2007)
  • <Articles>“The ‘Lessons of Experience’ of Top Executive Women:Study for Companies Developing Potential Female Leaders ” Works Review Vol.1:p.22-35(2006)

Conference presentation


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