Japan Society for Human Resource Management (JSHRM)

c/o Japan Productivity Center
Shibuya 3-1-1, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo, Japan 150-8307
Tel : 81-3-3409-1162
Fax : 81-3-3409-1007

JSHRM was established in year2000 as an association of HR professionals in Japan. Its mission is to build HRM Professionalism in Japan.

Since then, it provided various opportunities for competency development and knowledge sharing for HR professionals through extensive membership network, and also produced publications and various research reports from global perspectives.

It is a member of World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) representing Japan.

APFHRM country reports

The members of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) meet regularly to share ideas, perspectives and information relating to the practice of HR in the Asia Pacific region and their individual institutes. Below are the country reports for Japan.

April 2017
October 2016
March 2016
November 2015
April 2015
October 2014
March 2014


Mr Kazuo Tanigawa

Managing Director

Yutaka Nakashima, Kouichiro Imano, Asuka Furukawa, Nagamichi Fujioka, Shiro Takahashi

Director (Overseas Relations)

Yuji Mishiro


Akira Hoshi, Chief Administration Officer

Number of members

350 (mainly Tokyo metropolitan area)

Major events

JSHRM hold its annual conference in Tokyo. More than 200 participants gather to experience the keynote speakers sessions, held on diverse HR topics.

  • HRM Basics
  • HRM Advanced
  • HR Café
  • Study Group
  • Research Project


Membership Magazine (JSHRM Insights) in Japanese

Mail Magazine