About the centre

Centre for Business Information Ethics, Meiji University was established in April 2006 as a research centre for information ethics in business organisations. The centre is the only research institute to study this subject in Japan.


Staff   
   
Director  
Prof. Kiyoshi Murata
School of Commerce, Meiji University

Kiyoshi Murata is Director of the Centre for Business Information Ethics and Professor of MIS at the School of Commerce, Meiji University. His research interest is in e-business, information quality management, knowledge management and information ethics in business organisations including privacy, surveillance, ICT professionalism and gender issues. He is International Research Associate at the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, De Montfort University and serves as the editor in chief of Journal of the Japan Society for Management Information and Journal of Information and Management and an editorial board member of Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society.
Deputy Director    
Prof. Andrew A. Adams
Graduate School of Business Administration, Meiji University

Andrew Adams is Deputy Director of the Centre for Business Information Ethics and Professor at the Graduate School of Business Adminiation, Meiji University. His research interests are in the social impact of computer and communication technology and related legislation and regulation. He has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of St Andrews and an LLM (Masters) in Law from the University of Reading. He is a founding member of the UK's Open Rights Group. He co-authored Pandora's Box: Social and Professional Issues of the Information Age, available from Wiley. He has published papers on issues of copyright, privacy, ubiquitous computing in healthcare and other topics.
   
Research Fellow   
Dr. Thomas Taro Lennerfors 
School of Commerce, Meiji University

Thomas Taro Lennerfors is a research fellow at the Centre for Business Information Ethics and Associate Professor at the School of Commerce, Meiji University. His research interests are in business, management and technology and their relationship to ethics, philosophy, and culture.He has a PhD in Industrial management from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
 
   
   
Research Associate   
Dr. Yohko Orito  Faculty of Law and Letters, Ehime University 
Dr. Ryoko Asai College of Industorial Technology, Nihon University
Prof. Yutaka Takahashi  School of Commerce, Senshu University
Associate Prof. Ryoichi Chiyohara Faculty of Modern Management Information, Osaka Seikei University
Prof. Hiroki Idota Faculty of Management, Otemongakuin University
Dr. Joji Nakaya Faculty of Business Administration, Kinki University
Prof. Shiro Uesugi Faculty of Business Administration, Matsuyama Uiversity
Dr. Hitoshi Okada National Institute of Informatics
Associate Prof. Yukari Yamazaki Faculty of Economics, Seikei University
Prof. Hiroshi Yamashita School of Commerce, Meiji University