Universitatea din Bucuresti, Facultatea de Administratie si Afaceri

Creative Commons License
Content on this site is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0

Double Blind Review Evaluation




ISSN-L 1453-0503
ISSN (e) 2286-170X
ISSN (p) 1453-0503



Elisabeta Queen
No. 4 - 12, District 1,
Bucharest, Romania

see area map


Tel: +4 021 310 49 20
Fax: +4 021 310 49 20



Site Vechi/ Old Site


Gakumon-Ryoku and japanese style of management- does our management style matter?


download file

Creative Commons License

  1. Authors:
      • Oba Hiroyuki, Afiliation: Faculty of Economics Department, Reitaku University, Japan

      • 51|60

  2. Keywords: development learning, gakumon ryoku, capability, commitment, Japanese style of management, and joy of service

  3. Abstract:
    This paper highlights a new style of development learning, the so-called “Gakumon-ryoku”, and its application to the Japanese style of management. “Gakumon-ryoku” is the capability and commitment or (free-will) to awaken and share freedom (lifestyles) by learning and asking about our thoughts and feelings through the Value-Conscious Matrix (VC Matrix or simply VCM for short).This enlightens and vitalizes our thoughts and feelings, and can transform us by creating a new identity for us as Development of Co-creative Alive Beings, or D-CAB. This eye-opening experience was examined with the Japanese style of management (JM in short) and has brought us to become aware of the essence of JM spirit of TO BE ONE. To the question, “does our management style matter”, this paper has answered “Yes”, not because this is not economically or rationally efficient, but because it has been confined to it and has not been examined in the light of the JOY criterion including efficiency. What really matters is not whether or not to follow the Japanese style, but the fact that the quality of life, or Joyful or not matters in our management style. We learn that the Japanese style of management has both unique and universal features, and we, as human beings, can share its universal value of JOY of service.

download file

Creative Commons License


  1. Manager, indexed by Directory of Research Journals Indexing

    Manager is included in Directory of Research Journals Indexing . For details

  2. Manager, indexed by Google Scholar Database

     Manager  is included in  Google Scholar  Database. For

  3. Manager, indexed by PROQUEST Database

     Manager  is included in  PROQUEST Database. For details

  4. Manager, indexed by INDEX COPERNICUS Database

    Manager  is included in INDEX COPERNICUS Database. For details

  5. Manager, indexed by DOAJ Database

    Manager is included in DOAJ Database. For details : http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=openurl&genre=journal&issn=14530503

  6. Manager, indexed by RePEc Database

     Manager  is included in  RePEc Database. For details :

  7. Manager, indexed by CEEOL Database

    Manager is included in the International Database CEEOL-Central and Eastern European 

  8. Manager, indexed by EBSCO-CEEAS Database

     Manager  is included in  EBSCO-CEEAS Database. For details :