FIELDS OF RESEARCH
In addition to theoretical and methodological research on business and organization behavior, wide-ranging problems including empirical and statistical analysis on present-day Japanese business are conducted. The approaches adopted include American Business Management Theories and German Managerial Economics.
With the tradition of the founder the university, Yukichi Fukuzawa, introducing western accounting systems to Japan, the fields covered by the faculties of Accounting division include financial accounting, management accounting, and accounting history.
Market problems that arise from products and service are theoretically and experimentally analyzed. Objects investigated include distribution, wholesale and retail, advertising, service, and consumer behavior.
With the aim of focusing on monetary issues of economic society, extensive research ranging from financial problems of each economic subject to national economy are being conducted.
Insurance, the significant economic system, are investigated extensively. Studies are viewed from economic, operational, actuarial perspectives.
Problems surrounding society and those who sustain society by providing the labor force are the subject of studies. In particular, the focus is laid upon how workers and management should be.
PUBLIC UTILITIES & INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS
Competition, monopoly and relations between market/industrial organizations and governments in the capitalistic economy are examined and analyzed.
HISTORY & INDUSTRIAL HISTORY
Based on the historical studies of business activities in modern Japan and the western world, questions, such as technological change, transformation of management structures and efficiency of industrial finance, are explored together with an institutional background.
The initial aim of this field is to examine and analyze economic phenomena qualitatively and quantitatively, and see stable regularity there.
In line with current internationalization, this field aims at theoretically solving the problems of trade and the international finance, and capital movement, focusing on the Japanese economy closely related to the international economic activity.