Mihoko Sakurai

FacultyThe Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM)
PositionAssociate Professor
Last Updated: Nov. 28, 2019 at 18:52

Researcher Profile & Settings

Name

    Mihoko Sakurai

Affiliation

  • The Center for Global Communications (GLOCOM) Associate Professor

Education

  • Mar. 2015Keio University Graduate school of Media and Governance (Ph.D)
  • Mar. 2011Keio University Graduate school of Media and Governance (Master)
  • Mar. 2005Keio University Policy Management (Bachelor)

Association Memberships

    Association for Information Systems, THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR MANAGEMENT INFORMATION

Committee Memberships

  • 2017- Today Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research Program Committee
  • 2017- TodayITU Kaleidoscope academic conference Technical Programme Committee
  • Jan. 2016- TodayHawaii International Conference on System Sciences  Mini track co-chair for “Government and Disaster Resilience” MT (Electronic Government Track)
  • Apr. 2013Mar. 2014Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications A regional informatization adviser

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Sep. 2018- TodayAssociate professor, International University of Japan
  • Sep. 2017May 2018Associate professor, University of Agder
  • Sep. 2015Aug. 2017Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Agder
  • Apr. 2014Mar. 2015JSPS research fellow (DC2), Graduate school of Media and Governance
  • Apr. 2013Mar. 2014Research associate, Keio University
  • Apr. 2001Mar. 2013Project researcher, Keio University

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Management / Management / Management of information systems
  • Informatics / Library and information science/Humanistic social informatics / Management of information systems

Research Interests

    Resilience, Smart city, Disaster management, Information systems design

Published Papers

  • Information technologies and disaster management – benefits and issues -
    Mihoko Sakurai, Yuko Murayama
    Progress in Disaster Science 2 Jul. 2019 [Refereed]
  • Towards a resilience management guideline — Cities as a starting point for societal resilience
    Patricia Marana, Colin Eden, Henrik Eriksson, Clara Grimes, Josune Hernantes,Susan Howick, Leire Labaka, Vasileios Latinos, Rene Lindner, Tim A. Majchrzak, Igor Pyrko, Jaziar Radianti, Amy Rankin, Mihoko Sakurai, Jose M. Sarriegi, Nicolas Serrano
    Sustainable Cities and Society 48 Jul. 2019 [Refereed]
  • Online Activities to Mobilize Smart Cities.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Øystein Sæbø
    51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2018, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, USA, January 3-6, 2018 2018 [Refereed]
  • Conceptualizing and Designing a Resilience Information Portal.
    Tim A. Majchrzak,Mihoko Sakurai,Nicolás Serrano
    51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2018, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, USA, January 3-6, 2018 2018 [Refereed]
  • Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town: Panasonic's Challenge in Building a Sustainable Society.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Jiro Kokuryo
    CAIS 42 508-525 2018 [Refereed]
  • Resilience Information Portal
    Nicolas Serrano, Josune Hernantes, Tim A. Majchrzak and Mihoko Sakurai
    14th Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Albi, France, May 2017 2017 [Refereed]
  • Towards a Framework for Cross-Sector Collaboration: Implementing a Resilience Information Portal.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Tim A. Majchrzak,Vasileios Latinos
    Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management in Mediterranean Countries - 4th International Conference, ISCRAM-med 2017, Xanthi, Greece, October 18-20, 2017, Proceedings 177-192 2017 [Refereed]
  • Exploring Effective Ecosystems in Disaster Management: Case studies of Japan and Nepal.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Devinder Thapa
    50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2017, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, USA, January 4-7, 2017 2017 [Refereed]
  • Building Resilience Through Effective Disaster Management: An Information Ecology Perspective.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Devinder Thapa
    IJISCRAM 9(1) 11-26 2017 [Refereed]
  • Co-creating Communication Approaches for Resilient Cities in Europe: the Case of the EU Project SMR
    Clara Grimes, Mihoko Sakurai, Vasileios Latinos and Tim A. Majchrzak
    14th Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Albi, France, May 2017 2017 [Refereed]
  • A Capital Model for Disaster Resilience.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Jose J. Gonzalez,Richard T. Watson,Jiro Kokuryo
    13th Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, May 22-25, 2016. 2016 [Refereed]
  • Smart Cities and the Role of IS Research in Improving Urban Life.
    Tobias Brandt,Jamie Cudden,Wolfgang Ketter,David Prendergast,Mihoko Sakurai,Richard T. Watson
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems - Digital Innovation at the Crossroads, ICIS 2016, Dublin, Ireland, December 11-14, 2016 2016 [Refereed]
  • How do Organizational Processes Recover Following a Disaster? A Capital Resiliency Model for Disaster Preparedness.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Richard T. Watson,Jiro Kokuryo
    49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS 2016, Koloa, HI, USA, January 5-8, 2016 2862-2871 2016 [Refereed]
  • Data Backup Dilemma: Case Studies from the Great East Japan Earthquake.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Jiro Kokuryo
    Proceedings of the 17th International Digital Government Research Conference on Digital Government Research, DG.O 2016, Shanghai, China, June 08 - 10, 2016 281-286 2016 [Refereed]
  • Communication Platform for Disaster Response.
    Mihoko Sakurai
    Tackling Society's Grand Challenges with Design Science - 11th International Conference, DESRIST 2016, St. John's, NL, Canada, May 23-25, 2016, Proceedings 223-227 2016 [Refereed]
  • Securing Communication Channels in Severe Disaster Situations - Lessons from a Japanese Earthquake.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Richard T. Watson
    12th Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Krystiansand, Norway, May 24-27, 2015. 2015 [Refereed]
  • Design of a Resilient Information System for Disaster Response.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Jiro Kokuryo
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems - Building a Better World through Information Systems, ICIS 2014, Auckland, New Zealand, December 14-17, 2014 2014 [Refereed]
  • Sustaining life during the early stages of disaster relief with a frugal information system: learning from the great east Japan earthquake.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Richard T. Watson,Chon Abraham,Array
    IEEE Communications Magazine 52(1) 176-185 2014 [Refereed]
  • Preparing for Creative Responses to Beyond Assumed Level Disasters: Lessons from the ICT Management in the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake Crisis
    Mihoko Sakurai,Jiro Kokuryo
    Corporate Ownership & Control 10(2) 195-206 2013 [Refereed]
  • Sustaining life during the early stages of disaster relief with a frugal information system: Learning from the great east Japan earthquake.
    Mihoko Sakurai,Richard T. Watson,Chon Abraham,Jiro Kokuryo
    Proceedings of the 2013 ITU Kaleidoscope: Building Sustainable Communities, Kyoto, Japan, April 22-24, 2013 1-6 2013 [Refereed]

Works

  • Teaching case "Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town"
    Mihoko Sakurai Educational Materials 2015
  • Teaching case "Building Information Systems during the Cloud Era: Based on Lessons from the Great East Japan Earthquake"
    Mihoko Sakurai Educational Materials 2013

Misc

  • Municipal Government ICT in 3.11 Crisis: Lessons from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Crisis
    Mihoko Sakurai,Jiro Kokuryo
    Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2012-14 2012
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Awards & Honors

  • Jan. 2016 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Best paper award How do organizational processes recover following a disaster? - A capital resiliency model for disaster preparedness -
  • Apr. 2013 ITU Kaleidoscope academic conference Best paper award Sustaining Life During the Early Stages of Disaster Relief with a Frugal Information System: Learning from the Great East Japan Earthquake


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