Career Development International: Volume 11 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Careers in Japan

Guest Editors: Mami Taniguchi


Mami Taniguchi

The purpose of this special issue is to report on the current state of Japanese corporations and inform the world of elements which have been sustained or changed to contribute to…


Effects of wage and promotion incentives on the motivation levels of Japanese employees

Kiyoshi Takahashi

This study aims to focus on the incentive effects in Japanese organizations where job security is valued. In particular, the study seeks to investigate the relative strengths of…


Preferences for working hours over life course among Japanese manufacturing workers

Tetsushi Fujimoto

The paper sets out to explore how Japanese workers want to allocate their time to work and private life in different stages of life. To examine whether they prefer to reduce hours…


Succeeding where others fail to try: A case study of diversity management in the Japanese retail sector

Mami Taniguchi

This paper aims to explain how female promotion can help to improve organizational performance in the Japanese environment.


Boundaryless career and adaptive HR practices in Japan's hotel industry

Masaru Yamashita, Tatsuya Uenoyama

This paper aims at analyzing the underlying factors that encourage an increasing number of Japanese workers to move across the corporate boundaries in the course of career…


The relationship between employees' inter‐organizational career orientation and their career strategies

Hiroshi Yamamoto

The present study has two purposes. One is to investigate the relationship between an Inter‐Organizational Career Orientation (IOCO) of employees and their career strategies. The…


Career “mist,” “hope,” and “drift”: conceptual framework for understanding career development in Japan

Ichiro Kato, Ryuta Suzuki

The purpose of this research is to present a new theoretical framework concerning subjective career development in Japan. The framework consists of three concepts, namely, career…

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