Dr. Clemens Bechter

Adjunct Faculty

AffiliationProfessor, International College of Arts and Science, Yokohama City University, Japan

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Country: Japan

Expertise: International Business, HRM, Export Business Management, Organizational Change & Development and Cross-Cultural Management

Degrees: PhD in International Business, AIT School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (2003); Master of Marketing, Thammasat University, Thailand (1998); Master of Management, Sasin School of Management, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, Joint program with Northwestern University Kellog, and University of Pennsylvania Wharton, USA (1998); Bachelor of Law, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan (1978); BA in Political Science, Ohio University, USA (1977)

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CURRENT RESEARCH TOPICS

  • Organizational Behavior,
  • Global Human Resource Development
  • Export Business Management
  • International Business,
  • Organizational Change & Development
  • Cross-Cultural Management.


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Academic positions

  • Yokohama City University, Professor of International College of Arts and Science, 2013-Present
  • Hirosaki University, Professor, Director of International Exchange Center, 2011-2013; Professor, Deputy Director of International Exchange Center 2006-2010
  • Mahidol University, College of Management, Program Chair of the Entrepreneurship Program, 2001-2006; Visiting professor, Sept 2008;
  • AIT, Adjunct Faculty (Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi Campus), Aug-Dec 2016; Adjunct Faculty (Ho Chi Minh City Campus) Aug-Dec 2015; Trainer (Hanoi Campus) Sept 2014; Adjunct Assistant Professor, jun 2005; Adjunct Assistant Professor, jun 2004; Adjunct Assistant Professor (Vietnam), feb & Oct 2004;
  • Thammasat University, IMBA, Visiting professor, 2006-2012
  • Kyungpook National University, Visiting Professor, Jan 2011,
  • University of Trier, Visiting Lecturer, May 2008
  • City University of Hong Kong, Visiting Senior Faculty (Visiting Research Fellow), May-Sept 2004
  • University of Technology in Sydney, Lecturer. Nov & Dec 2002-2003
  • University of Karmar, Visiting Lecturer, Oct  2002
  • The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Part-time Lecturer, 2000-2001
  • Bangkok University, Part-time Lecturer, 2000-2001


AWARDS

  • Certificate Teaching Excellence 2002 and 2004, College of Management, Mahidol University.
  • Certificate of Team Teaching Excellence 2002, College of Management, Mahidol University.
  • Transcultural Management Academy Award 2015 (academic paper section).
  • The IIER Excellent Paper Award 2015.


PUBLICATIONS

Book

Onishi Jun (2006) “Working Japanese in Southeast Asia: Conflict and Cultural Differences”, Center for Research and Communication Foundation, INC Manila, Philippines, 249pages.

Onishi Jun, Kuwano Junichi (2007) “Introduction of Thai Culture and Society for working Japanese in Thailand (Japanese)”, Rengou Shuppan, Tokyo Japan, 218 pages.

Reuben Mondejar, Onishi Jun, Fernando Lim, and Steve de Castro (2010), “Introduction to International Business and Globalization”, Sinag-Tala Publishers, Manila, Philippines, 328 pages.

Onishi Jun, Kuwano Junichi (2011 Revised) “Introduction of Thai Culture and Society for working Japanese in Thailand (Japanese)”, Rengou Shuppan, Tokyo Japan, 240 pages.

Book Chapter

Sak Onkvisit and John J. Shaw, (2009) “International Marketing”, Fifth edition, Routledge Case Study pp. 320-324, 501-506, and 534-537.

Research Achievement (Academic Papers, Research Notes)

Journal Paper

Swierczek William, Onishi Jun (2003) “Culture and conflict: Japanese managers and Thai subordinates”, Personnel Review, 32(2), pp.187-210 (J).

Onishi Jun (2006) “Transferability of Japanese HRM practices to Thailand”, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, Sage Publication, 44(3) pp. 260-275.

Onishi Jun, Ryan Bliss (2006) “In Search of Asian Ways of Managing Conflict: A Comparative Study of Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and Hong Kong Chinese”, International Journal of Conflict Management, volume 17, issues 3 pp. 203-225.

Onishi Jun (2008) “Conflict between Japanese Managers and Thai Subordinates at Japanese Manufactures in Thailand” Japanese Chamber of Commerce Monthly Report (Japanese) , October issue, pp. 22-37.

Onishi Jun (2010) “Analysis on Causes of Workplace Conflict between Japanese Managers and Local Staff of Japanese Manufacturers in Thailand and Vietnam”, Transcultural Management Review (Japanese), Volume 6 December issue, pp.1-20.

Onishi Jun (2010) “The Two Best Investment Destination for Japanese Companies in Southeast Asia”, Rikkyo Business Review Volume 3, pp. 39-52.

Onishi Jun (2011) “Human Resource Management at Japanese Manufactures in Thailand” Japanese Chamber of Commerce Monthly Report (Japanese), August issue, pp. 32-43.

Onishi Jun, Reuben Mondejar (2011) “Japanese and Thai Differences in Conflict

Management Implications for Adaptations in Human Resource Management”, The Journal of Comparative Asian Development, Routledge, Volume 10, No.1, pp.1-32.

Onishi Jun (2011) “Human Resource Management Comparison between Japanese manufacturers in Philippines and Thailand” Philippines Japanese Chamber of Commerce P-business report (Japanese), February issue, pp. 29-41.

Onishi Jun (2014) “The Influence of Human Resource Management Differences between Japanese and Locals on Workplace Conflicts at Japanese Overseas Manufacturers in Thailand and Vietnam”, Transcultural Management Review (Japanese), Volume 11 December issue, pp. 22-37.

Conference Presentation (with papers)

Onishi Jun (2005) “The Best Investment Destination for Japanese Companies in Southeast Asia from the Perspective of Conflict Management”, AFBE 2005 Conference Asian Management, Education and Consumer Behavior, Values, Styles and Trends, CD proceedings, (December 2005).

Onishi Jun (2006) “The Best Investment Destination for Japanese Companies in Southeast Asia from the perspective of Conflict Management, Three Countries Comparison”, Association of Japanese Business Studies (AJBS), 19th Annual Conference , Beijing, People’s Republic of China, CD proceedings, (June 2006).

Onishi Jun (2006) “Problem-Based Learning: Cross-Cultural Conflict Management”, The 4th International Conference on Developing Real-Life Experience: Education Reform through Perform –based learning, KMIT Ladkrabang, Thailand, pp50-60, (July 2006).

Onishi Jun (2008) “Effectiveness of Cross-Cultural Research at Japanese Manufacturers in Thailand, Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, Chamber Report, pp 22-37, (October 2008).

Onishi Jun (2008) “Problem-based Learning: Cross-Cultural Conflict Management (Revised) Key note speaker, International Conference on Educational Research (ICER) , Khon Kaen ,Thailand, , pp. 4-17.(September 2008)

Onishi Jun (2009) “The Two Best Investment Destinations for Japanese Companies in Southeast Asia: National Culture and Conflict Management Differences in Thailand and Vietnam”, The 2nd Rikkyo University International Studies Symposium, (June 2009) (paper listed in Journal Paper section).

Onishi Jun, Fredric William Swierczek, Pornkasem Kantamara (2009), “Japanese and Thai Differences in Conflict Management: Implications for Adaptation” The Association of Japanese Business Studies (AJBS), 22nd Annual Conference, San Diego, USA,,CD proceedings, (June 2009).

Onishi Jun (2009) “Research on Asian Conflict Management Style: An Educational Perspective “, Key Note Speaker, International Conference on Educational Research (ICER) Khon Kaen, Thailand, pp. 33-43,(September 2009).

Onishi Jun, Nakayama Takeshi and Seki Tomohiro (2015) “Analysis on Thai Employee’s Satisfaction of Japanese Manufacturers in Thailand” International Institute of Engineers and Researchers, 2015 International Conference, Bangkok Thailand, pp. 1-5, (December 2015).

■Presentations

Conference Presentation (without paper)

Onishi Jun (2003) “Thailand and Japan, Culture difference and Conflict”, Japanese Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand March 2003.

Onishi Jun (2003) “Adaptation of Japanese manufacturers to Thailand”, Matsui Corporation Anniversary Conference, Bangkok, Thailand January 2003.

Onishi Jun (2006) “Intercultural Organization, Japanese Managers in Thai Context”, Nippon Denso, Chom Buri, Thailand, August 2006.

Onishi Jun (2007) “The Transferability of Japanese HRM Practices to Thailand”, The Association of Japanese Business Studies (AJBS), 20th Annual Conference, Indianapolis, USA, June 2007.

Onishi Jun, Reuben Mondejar (2008) “The Transferability of Japanese HRM Practices to Thailand’, Third Annual Conference of Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, January 2008.

Onishi Jun (2007) “Culture and Conflict; How is Japanese different from Thai?”, Kanto Gakuin University, Institute for the study of Christianity and Culture, Yokohama, Japan, March 2007.

Onishi Jun (2007) “Intercultural Organization: Japanese Managers in Thai Context”, Khon Ken University, Khon Ken, Thailand, November 2007.

Onishi Jun (2013) “Analysis on Influence of Human Resource Management of the Japanese Manufacturers in Asia to Workplace Conflict between Japanese and Local Employees”, 32th Transcultural Management Society Conference, Meiji University Tokyo, Japan, November 2013.

Onishi Jun (2014) “Cross-cultural Human Resource Management of Japanese Manufacturers in Indonesia”, Academy of Multinational Enterprises November Session, Meiji University Tokyo, Japan, November 2014.

Onishi Jun (2014) “Cross Cultural Human Resource Management of Japanese Manufacturers in Indonesia”, Academy of Multinational Enterprises 11th session, Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan. November 2014.

Onishi Jun (2014) “Business in Eastern Asia, Conflict Management Style and National Culture: The case of Japanese manufacturers in Asia”, Esden Business School Symposium Madrid, Spain, December 2014.

Onishi Jun (2014) “Conflict Management Style and National Culture: The case of Japanese manufacturers in Asia”, University of Santiago de Compostela Symposium, Garcia, Spain, December 2014.

Onishi Jun (2015) “How Japanese and Thai Characters are different?”, Department of East Asia Language Conference, Kasesert University, Bangkok, Thailand, March 2015.

Onishi Jun (2015) “ Comparison of Japanese and local employees’ Motivation, Satisfaction and Stress of Japanese Manufacturers in Asia” Transcultural Management Society, International Session, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan, December 2015.

Onishi Jun, Reuben Mondejar (2016) “Motivation, Satisfaction and Stress of Local employees of Japanese Manufacturers in Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam ’, Eleventh Annual Conference of Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong, Kobe University Japan, April 2016.

■Other academic and professional activities

Reports

“Japanese and Thai Relationship between National Culture and Conflict Management Difference”, College of Management, Mahidol University, 2004 (P).

“The Management Practice of Japanese Manufacturers in Thailand”, Asian Institute of Technology, 2000 (P).

“Cultural Comparison of Three Countries (U.S.A., Japan, and Thailand)”, Asian Institute of Technology, 1999 (P).

Articles

Onishi Jun (2004), “Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Business”,

Thailand Opportunities, November 2004, P. 34.

Others

“A Managerial Approach to Cultural Conflict in Japanese manufacturers in Thailand”, Ph.D. dissertation, Asian Institute of Technology, 2003.

“Marketing Approach of Tour Industry in Thailand”, Master’s Degree thesis, Thammasat University, 1998.