Curriculum Vitae

 

HIRONOBU MATSUSHITA

 

Updated as of April 2012

PRESENT POSITIONS:

 

- Professor, Graduate School of Industrial Technology and Innovation, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

- Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Technology Management, Nippon Institute of Technology

- Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Nursing, Sapporo City University

- Lecturer, Tokyo Institute of Technology

- Executive Board Member, International Center for Social Entrepreneurship

 

COURSES TAUGHT:

- Human Resources Management and Leadership

- Entrepreneurship and Innovation

- Management of Technology-driven Corporation

- Marketing Management

- Human Service Management (Sapporo City University)

- Life Sciences and Our Society (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

 

ENTREPRENEURIAL & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

- Founder, President & CEO, CareBrains, Inc., 1997-2007

- Senior Consultant, Hay Management Consultants, 1988-1997

- Health Research Analyst, Medi Co-op, Inc., 1982-1986

- Assistant to International Sales & Marketing Director, Bridgestone Tire Corporation, 1981-1982

 

AREA OF PRACTICES:

Hirofs practices encompass strategy, human resource development, health services system design, technology management and entrepreneurship. He integrates his expertise into practices of management consulting, business implementation and the activities in academia. His industry experience includes pharmaceutical, medical device, hospital, telecommunication, consumer electronics, automobile, not-for-profit organization, institutions of higher education, software and open source software. He has consulted with multi-national corporations headquartered in the United States, Europe and Japan in the following areas:

I. Strategy:
• Corporate Strategic design and implementation
• New business assessment, analysis, planning and development
• Formation of go-to-market strategy and implementation
• Due-diligence of new business
• Formulation of strategic alliance relationships 
• Financial analysis and fund raising.


II. Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness:
• Reorganization of management structures and strategic positions 
• Design of management and governance structure
• Design and implementation of short and long-term compensation schemes
• Development and implementation of competency model
• Appraisal and assessment systems
• Motivation management and leadership

III. System Design of Health Services:
• System design of care and cure services
• Work transformation analysis and implementation
• Back-stage support system design and implementation
• Development of front-stage clinical procedure and protocol
• Assessment of service quality
• Team approach to integrated health services
• Spirituality and care service

IV. Management of Technology:
• Valuation of business and technology 
• Commercialization of technology 
• Technology marketing
• Strategic alliance and value chain development
• Licensing and acquisition of technology

V. Entrepreneurship:
• Entrepreneurship development
• Social enterprise development
• Valuation of start-ups
• Business model analysis and development
• Leadership for innovation

 

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS:

Books Published:

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gEmergent Leadership and Team App. roach to Healthcareh, Japan Medical Planning

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2006), gClinical Ladder System for Developing Human Resources in Nursing Departmenth, Nissouken.

- Matsushita, Hironobu.et al. (2006), gOpen Source Application CRM: A Primerh, Shoeisha.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2005), gHuman Service Management: Strategies in Human Resources, Organizational Behavior and Businessh (4th edition), Japan Nurses Association Publishing Company.

- Matsushita, Hironobu., Hamada and Arame, H.(2001), gGuide for introducing and implementing e-Learningh, Japan Management Association.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1999), gHuman Service Management: Strategies in Human Resources, Organizational Behavior and Businessh (3rd edition), Japan Nurses Association Publishing Company.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1999), gClinical Path to Accountable Healthcareh, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1997), gAdvanced Management Methodologies for Nursingh, Japan Nurses Association Publishing.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. & Hay Management Consultants (1997), gGuide for Designing Incentive-based Compensation Systemh, Japan Management Association.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1996), gHuman Service Management: Strategies in Human Resources, Organizational Behavior and Businessh (2nd edition), Japan Nurses Association Publishing Company.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1991), gBreakthrough Nursing Strategyh, Nikkei Business Publishing.

 

Academic Papers:

- Matsushita, Hironobu (2011), Innovation in Health Services: Technology Transfer and Diffusion of Risk Assessment Tools for the Treatment of@Pressure Ulcer. Proceedings PICMET '11. pp2951-2959

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: The Services for Terminal Careh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, 20i12j, pp. 1186-1191, 2010/12, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: The age of Service Innovatorh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, 20i11j, pp. 1088-1094, 2010/11, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: Infrastructure of Mutual and Reciprocal Servicesh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, 20i10j, pp. 1004-1009, 2010/10, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: Team App. roach of Health Servicesh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, 20i9j, pp. 923-928, 2010/9, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: Health Services in the Era of Massive Deathh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, 20i8j, pp. 852-858, 2010/8, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: Break-through of Innovation Pipelineh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, pp. 610-615, Vol. 20 No.7, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: The Global Competition of  National Innovation Systems of Health Servicesh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, pp. 528-533, Vol. 20 No.6, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: A Structural-functional Model of Health Servicesh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, pp. 424-429, Vol. 20 No.5, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: Co-emergent Policies in Healthcare between Japan and USAh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, pp. 340-345, Vol. 20 No.4, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: Service Fatigue of Heath Services Systemsh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, pp. 244-249, Vol. 20 No.3, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: Unique Aspects of Service and the US Healthcareh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, pp. 148-153, Vol. 20 No.2, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2010), gManagement of Service Innovation: Manifestationh, Japanese Journal of Nursing Administration, pp. 54-59, Vol. 20 No.1, Igakushoin.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2008), gWhy not Incorporate Nursing Strategy into Hospital Administration?h, Phase Three, Japan Medical Planning.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (2001), gMBO App. roach for Nursing Departmenth, the Japanese Journal of Nursing, Japanese Nursing Association, Vol.47 No.9

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1996), gThe Paradox of Job-person matching in Organizationh, Journal of Labor Law, No.2035

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1996), gThe Hidden Costs of the Japanese HRM Practicesh, Journal of Labor Law, No. 2042

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1996), gAccountability Concept for Organizationh, Journal of Labor Law, No. 2044

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1995), gStrategic App. roaches for Nursing Departmenth, the Japanese Journal of Nursing, Japanese Nursing Association, Vol.47 No.2

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1995), gPolicy Analysis and Strategic Recommendation for Nursingh, the Japanese Journal of Nursing, Japanese Nursing Association, Vol.47 No.2

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1995), gThe New Trend of Performance Management Systemsh, Journal of Labor Law, No.1893

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1995), gDecline and Fall of Japan Inc. Empire: From an HRD Perspectiveh, Journal of Labor Law, No.2015

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1995), gThe Negative Spillover of Personal Qualification Compensation Systemh, Journal of Labor Law, No.2016

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1995), gMeritocracy-based Compensationh, Journal of Labor Law, No.2031

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1995), gThe Japanfs Alternatives: Long-term Employment or Age-based Compensationh, Journal of Labor Law, No.2033

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (May 1993), gJob and Organization: The Paradigm Shift of Human Resource Managementh, Journal of Compensation Management, Institute of Industry & Labor Research.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1990), gOrganizational Change of Hospitals in 1990fsh, Nikkei Health Business, Nikkei B.P., June 18, 1990.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1990), gThe Corporate Climate: Tacit Dimension of Organizationh, Nikkei Health Business, Nikkei B.P., August 1990.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1990), gThe three dimensions of Nursing Resources Shortageh, Nikkei Healthcare, Nikkei B.P., December

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1989), gGateways to Excellent Hospital: Organizational Cultureh, Nikkei Health Business, Nikkei B.P., Vol.36 No.9, June 18, 1990.

- Matsushita, Hironobu. (1988), "Privatization Strategy: Evolving Roles of@Private Sector in Long-term Care", A Thesis Submitted to the@Faculty of the Graduate School, Cornell University. This paper was nominated as the best paper of the year by Japan Hospital Association.

 

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION:

- 2009  Award of Distinguished Entrepreneurship Advanced Education, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

- 2005@Entrepreneur Golden Award for Outstanding CEO, Chiba City Government.

- 2004@Entrepreneurship & Innovation Initiative Award, University of Tokyo, Chiba Prefecture Government & MicroSoft Corporation.

- 2002@Distinguished Entrepreneurship Award, Chiba City Government.

- 2000@Nomination of Excellent Consultancy for Innovation, Toyo Keizai Shinpo.

- 1999@Recognition of Enhancing Innovation in Information Technology Development, Chiba Prefecture Government.

- 1999@Award for Excellence of Management Transformation Methodology for Municipal Hospitals, Japanese Association of Public Hospitals.

- 1999@Entrepreneurship & Innovation Award, Himawari Venture Fund.

- 1998@Award for Outstanding Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Waseda University.

- 1996@Recognition for Excellent Contribution in Consulting, Toyo Tire & Rubber Corporation.

- 1981 The Outstanding Paper Award, gA Cyclistfs Perspective of Cross-cultural Communication Between Japanese and English: Through India and Nepal by Bicycleh, English Journal, ALC, Inc.

 

SELECTED CLIENTS OF CONSULTING ENGAGEMENT:

Industrial:

- American Express International, Inc.

- Bristol Myers Squibb ConvaTec

- Dun & Bradstreet Corporation Japan

- Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

- ITOCHU Corporation

- Japan Tobacco Corporation (JT)

- JOHNSON COMPANY LIMITED.

- Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

- Purina Japan, Inc

- PIAS Corporation.

- Nikkei B.P.

- Nihon Bayer Agrochem

- Nissan Edwards Shinku, Inc.

- Novo Nordisk

- Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd.

- TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

- TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE

- Yasuda Mutual Life Insurance

 

Healthcare:

- Asahi Central Hospital

- Chiba Cancer Center

- Japan Red Cross

- Nipp. on Medical School Hospital

- Juntendo Medical University

- Keio University Hospital

- Kitasato University Hospital

- Kyusyu University Hospital

- Kurashiki Central Hospital

- Showa Medical University Medical Center

- Social Insurance Central General Hospital

- Tokyo Womenfs Medical University

- Tokushima University Medical Center

- Tokyo Medical University

- Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

- Nagasaki University Hospital

- Niigata University Hospital

- National Cancer Center

- Kurashiki Central Hospital

- Social Insurance Cyukyo Hospital

- St. Maria Medical College Hospital

- Tokyo Jikei Medical University Hospital

- Tokyo Police Hospital

- Tokyo Labor & Welfare Hospital

- Wakayama Medical University Hospital

- Yonezawa City Hospital

 

EDUCATION:

- M.Sc., Cornell University, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, 1988

@Sloan Program in Health Services Administration, 1988

- B.S. Waseda University, School of Commerce, 1981

 

APPOINTMENTS:

- Advisor of health policy and management, Ministry of Health, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2012- 

- Co-researcher on 5S-KAIZEN-TQM, National Institute of Global Medicine and Health, 2011- 

- Committee Member, Working Group of Social Innovation Research, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, 2008

- Committee Member, Chiba Information Technology Industry Emergence Committee, 2007-2008

- Committee Member, Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Committee of Chiba Prefecture, 2004-2005

- Committee Member, Japan Visiting Nursing Foundation, 1996-1997

 

RECENTLY INVITED LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS:

- August 5, 2010 Chubu University, Summer Management Program: gDevelopment of Human Potential and Innovationh

- July 24, 2010 Japan Midwife Association: gInitiatives of Social Entrepreneurshiph

- July 10, 2010 Komaki Shimin Byoin: gOn Human Resources Evaluation and Developmenth

- June 18, 2010 Temple University Japan: gHow and Who Will Care for the Ageing and Dying Population?

- June 14, 2010 Deutsches Institut Institut für Japanstudien: gOn Ageing and Dying Populationh- May 7, 2010 Japan Standard Association, gIntegration of Strategies of Intellectual Property and Intelligenceh

- March 16, 2010 Kurashiki Central Hospital, g On Service Innovation and Human Resources developmenth

- December 12, 2009 Japanese Midwifesf Association, gEntrepreneurial Business Development for Midwifesh

- October 21, 2009 Kurashiki Central Hospital, gManagement Theories for Newly Appointed Managersh

- March 12, 2009 Kurashiki Central Hospital, gIntegration of Problem Solving and MBOh

- September 1, 2009 Sapporo City University, gMarketing of Health Servicesh

- July 17, 2009 Kyoto University, gOn Social Entrepreneurshiph

- April 15, 2009 Chiba University Hospital, gDevelopment of Competency Modelh

- June 07, 2008 Kochi Red Cross Hospital, gClinical Ladder and Human Resource Managementh

- March 12, 2008 Kurashiki Central Hospita, gCost-effectiveness of Clinical Work and Problem-based Objective Managementh

- March 10, 2007 Wakayama Medical University Hospital, gHuman Capital Development in Knowledge Societyh

- March 22, 2007 Suwa Central Hospital, g New App. roach of MBO in Health Servicesh

- April 05, 2007 Kurashiki Central Hospital, gObjective Setting based on the Cognitive App. roachh

- May 26, 2007 Nissouken Publishing, gApp. lication of Balanced Score Card for Non-profit Hospitalh

- June 08, 2007 Ako City Hospital, gDevelopment of Competency Model & HRDh

- June 16, 2007 National Disaster Medical Center, gPolicy Analysis & Introduction of Health Economics and Managementh

- July 07, 2007, Wakayama Medical University Hospital, gDevelopment of Clinical HRDh

- August 05, 2007 Nissouken Publishing, gHuman Resources Development Systemsh

- October 26, 2007 Kurashiki Central Hospital, gCQI based on Management by Objectivesh

- November 02, 2007 Ishikawa Nurses Association, gChanges in Health Economics and Strategiesh

- November 17, 2007 KKR Sapp. oro Medical Center, gAn MBO App. roach based on Cognitive Scienceh

- January 28, 2006 Wakayama Medical University Hospital, gJob Analysis & Development of Clinical Ladderh

- February 9, 2006 Kita Kyusyu City Government, gA Perspective of Human Resources Developmenth

- February 18, 2006 Nissouken Publishing, gApp. lication of Balanced Score Card for Hospitalh

- March 7, 2006 Tokyo Labor Hospital, gManagement Competency & Knowledge Managementh

- March 24, 2006 Kurashiki Central Hospital, gCombining CQI and Management by Objectivesh

- March 25, 2006 Nissouken Publishing, gHuman Resources Development Systemsh

- May 20, 2006 Nissouken Publishing, gHuman Resources Development Systemsh

- May 27, 2006 Yamaguchi Saisei Hospital, gDevelopment of Clinical Ladder Systemh

- June 3, 2006 Ako City Hospital, gTechnical Aspects of Human Resources Development in Modern Healthcareh

- July 5, 2006 Japan IBM, gCurrent Movement of Open Source Software & SugarCRMh

- July 29, 2006 Nayoro City Hospital, gEmpowerment and Human Capital Assessmenth

- August 5, 2006 Nissouken Publishing, gHuman Resources Development Systems based on Clinical Ladderh

- October 10, 2006 Fukuoka Nurse Association, gAnalysis of Current Health Policy & Organizational Behaviorh

- November 9, 2006 Japan Municipal Hospital Association, gAn Analytical Approach of Work Transformation based on   Service Scienceh

- November 11, 2006 Ako City Hospital, gOn Developing Performance Management Systemh

- November 22, 2006 Kurashiki Central Hospital, gCompetency Assessment and Developing Leadershiph

- December 9, 2006 Juntendo Medical University Hospital, gFor Effective Introduction of Balanced Score Card and Objective Managementh

- January 31, 2005 Shimane Medical University, gMBO based on Management Scienceh

- February 7, 2005 Yasu Hospital, gWork Flow Analysis and Activity-based Costingh

- February 14, 2006 Shiga Medical University, gMBO and Human Resources Developmenth

- March 4, 2005 Hyogo Medical University, gManagerial Accountability of Advances Medical Centerh

- March 11, 2005 Kurashiki Central Hospital, gProblem Solving and Creativity Developmenth

- April 18, 2005 Association of Nurse Directors in Shikoku, gFunctional Organizational Analysis of Hospital and Introduction of MBOh

- May 8, 2005 Komaki City Hospital, gLetfs Recognize Accountability and Use MBOh

- May 15, 2005 gYamato Takada City Hospital, gOn PDCA Cycle of Health Services Deliveringh

- June 4, 2005 Miyakoojo Municipal Hospital, gDesigning Organizational Behaviorh

- July 4, 2005 International Medical Center, gManagement Development for Innovationh

- July 9, 2005 Shiga Nurse Association, gMaximizing Value of Human Capital at Modern Health Services Organizationh

- July 10, 2005 Komaki City Hospital, gCoaching: From Perspective of Human Behavior and Leadershiph

- July 24, 2005 KusHironobu Red Cross Hospital, gSystems App. roach of Developing Leadershiph

-@July 31, 2005 Sapp. ro City Nurse Association, gIntegrating Coaching and Competency Developmenth

- September 10, 2006 Hyogo Medical University, gOrganizational Development of Modern Health Services Institutionh

- September 18, 2005 Hironobusihma Nurse Association, gBasics of Human Service Managementh

- October 18, 2005 Kofu City Hospital, gTowards Knowledge Creation Workplaceh

- October 2, 2005 Fukushima Nurse Association, gFundamentals of Human Service Managementh

- November 11, 2006 Kurashiki Central Hospital, gAnother Aspect of High Performers: Flow Experiences, Serendipity and Innovationh

- November 16, 2005 Utsunomiya National Medical Center, gBeyond MBO App. roachh

- November 20, 2005 Komaki City Hospital, gApp. raisal and Assessment of Human Resourcesh

- November 25, 2005 Hokkaido Nurse Association, gAnalysis of Current Health Policy and Strategic Decision Makingh

- November 1, 2005 Keijinkai Hospitals, gAnalysis of Current Health Policy and the Implicationsh

- December 4, 2005 Shiga Medical Center, gCoaching and Communication: Some implications of Cognitive Scienceh

- December 16, 2005 Kisarazu Toho Hospital, gStrategic Hospital Resources Planingh

- January 17, 2004 Niigata Medical University, gThe Implication of Privatization and Strategic Directionh

- January 31, 2004 Shimane Medical University, gPrivatization Strategy, Organizational Adaptation and MBOh

- February 14, 2004 Shiga Medical University, gPolicy Analysis and MBO: A Perspective from New Public Initiativeh

- March 4, 2004 Hyogo Medical University, gAccountability of University Hospital and Organizational Developmenth

- March 11, 2004 Kurashiki Central Hospital, gActivity Based Costing and Continuous Quality Improvementh

 

ACADEMIC SOCIETY:

- The Japan Academic Society for Ventures and Entrepreneurs

- The Japan Society for Science Policy and Research Management

- Japan Municipal Hospital Association

- Japan Society of Healthcare Management

 

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