Dr Kazue Okamoto

Lecturer (Japanese)
BA, Dip. Ed., Musashino Women’s University MA, University of Sydney MCom, UNSW, PhD, UTS
School of Humanities & Languages

Contact

9385 3749
Room 273, Morven Brown
Kensington Campus
Fields: Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services

Research Areas:

People management, International management, Language and Business, Japanese Management

Publications

    Book Chapters

    • Okamoto K, 2009, 'Business Japanese for Future Use', in Thomson CK (ed.), New pedagogies for learner agency:Japanese language education research and practice in Australia, edn. 1, Coco Publishing Co. Ltd., Japan, pp. 199 - 216
    • Okamoto K;Thomson CK, 2009, 'Critical Analysis on `Meeting with Business Professionals`', in Thomson CK (ed.), New pedagogies for learner agency:Japanese language education research and practice in Australia, edn. 1, Coco Publishing Co. Ltd., Japan, pp. 85 - 101

    Journal articles

    • Okamoto K;Teo ST T, 2012, 'Role stress reduction and cultural mediators in overseas Japanese companies', International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 23, pp. 3522 - 3535, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2011.644317
    • Okamoto K;Teo ST T, 2011, 'Convergence and divergence of role stress experience of locally hired Japanese and non-Japanese host country staff: A qualitative study', International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 22, pp. 218 - 231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2011.538984
    • Okamoto K, 2011, 'Language Needs and Benefits of Cultural Mediators in Overseas Japanese Companies', International Journal of Employment Studies, vol. 19, pp. 1 - 25, http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-283456653.html
    • Okamoto K;Teo S, 2009, 'Forms of Informal Management Controls in Overseas Japanese Companies: Qualitative Study', Employment Relations Record, vol. 9, No.1, pp. 64 - 82

    Conference Papers

    • Okamoto K, 2013, 'Motivational Language Theory and Japanese Expatriates’ Coping Strategy', in Grimmer M; Hecker R (eds.), Proceedings of the 27th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference 2013: Managing on the Edge, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Hobart, Australia, presented at Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Hobart, Australia, 04 - 06 December 2013, http://www.anzam.org/
    • Okamoto K;Teo S, 2011, ''Japanese Expatiates and Their Coping Strategies in Overseas Japanese Companies', in 'Japanese Expatiates and Their Coping Strategies in Overseas Japanese Companies, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Wellington, presented at Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Wellington, 07 - 09 December 2011
    • Okamoto K;Teo S, 2010, 'Cultural Mediators in Overseas Japanese Companies', in ANZAM Conference Proceedings, Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management, Adelaide, pp. CD publication so N/A, presented at Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management, Adelaide, 08 - 10 December 2010, http://espace.library.uq.edu.au/eserv/UQ:224957/ANZAM_Conference2010_proceedings.pdf
    • Okamoto K;Teo S, 2010, 'Language Competence and Role Stress in Japanese Companies in Australia', in “Global Business and Sustainable Development” Proceedings of the ANZIBA Conference 2010, Discipline of International Business, University of Sydney, Edited by Sid Gray and Catherine Welch, Sydney, presented at Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy 2010, Sydney, 15 - 17 April 2010, http://www.anziba.org/conf.html
    • Okamoto K;Teo S, 2009, 'Information Management Controls and Role Stress in Japanese Companies in Australia', in The Future of Asia-Pacific Business; Beyond the Crisis" Proceeding of the ANZIBA Conference 2009, Business Academic Development Group, Brisbane, Australia, presented at Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) conference, Brisbane, Australia, 16 - 18 April 2009
    • Okamoto K;Teo S, 2008, 'Informal Management Controls in Japanese Companies in Australia', in Regional National Global: Emerging Trends in Employment Relations, Regional National Global: Emerging Trends in Employment Relations, University of Ballarat, presented at Regional National Global: Emerging Trends in Employment Relations, University of Ballarat, 19 - 22 November 2008
    • Okamoto K;Teo S, 2007, 'Investigating Role Stress Experiences of Local Hired Japanese and Non-Japanese Staff in Japanese Subsidiaries in Australia', in Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy 2007, Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy 2007, Newcastle, NSW, presented at Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy 2007, Newcastle, NSW, 09 - 10 November 2007
    • Okamoto K;Teo S, 2007, 'Role Stress of Local Japanese Staff in Japanese Companies in Australia', in 21st ANZAM 2007 Conference-Managing our intellectual and social capital, 21st ANZAM 2007 Conference: Managing our intellectual and social capital, Sydney, presented at 21st ANZAM 2007 Conference: Managing our intellectual and social capital, Sydney, 04 - 07 December 2007

    Conference Proceedings (Editor of)

    • Okamoto K, (ed.), 1999, 'Pan Pacific Conference XVI', Pan Pacific Conference XVI, presented at Pan Pacific Conference XVI, 01 January 1999
    • Okamoto K, (ed.), 1999, 'Pan Pacific Conference XVI', Pan Pacific Conference XVI, presented at Pan Pacific Conference XVI, 01 January 1999

Teaching

ARTS3630 Advanced Japanese A
ARTS3631 Advanced Japanese B
ARTS3641 Commercial Japanese

Honours and prizes

 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence 2012, receipian of the UNSW Japanese Studies Team.

 Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, 2012 Australian Awards for University Teaching by Office of Learning and Teaching of the Australian Federal Government. receipian of the UNSW Japanese Studies Team.