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Lumbidi Kupanhy

Lumbidi Kupanhy, business administration educator, researcher. Certified secretarial studies for executives. Scholar Government of Japan, 1987-1993, Monbusho honors scholar Japanese Ministry Education, 1993. Member Japan Society for Study Office Automation, Association for Study Industrial Management.


  • Kupanhy, Lumbidi was born on December 13, 1955 in Kakinga, Bandundu, Congo. Son of Kidinda and Mandedina (Muyima) L.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Catholic University, Kinshasa, Zaire, 1979. Master of Arts in Philosophy, Catholic University, Kinshasa, Zaire, 1981. Master Economics, Wakayama (Japan) University, 1990.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, Osaka City (Japan) University, 1994.


    • Lecturer Kinshasa University Commerce, 1982-1984, senior lecturer, 1984-1987, deputy department head, 1987. Postdoctoral research fellow Osaka City University, 1994-1995. Manager Takasho Company Ltd., Kainan, Japan, 1995-1996, management consultant Japan, since 1996.

      Assistant professor business administration Wakayama University, 1996-1998, associate professor, since 1998. Co-founder Zaire Research Team, Japan, 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Certified secretarial studies for executives.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals, including Osaka City Business Review, Keieikenkyu, Recherches Philosophiques Africaines, Industrial Engineering, Office Automation, Japan Industrial Management Review.


    Member Japan Society for Study Office Automation, Association for Study Industrial Management.



    Programming, reading, watching sports.


    • Married Lily Luswego Palata, October 3, 1987. Children: Didy L., Isa K.
    • father: Kidinda L.
    • mother: Mandedina (Muyima) L.
    • spouse: Lily Luswego Palata
    • children: Didy L. Kupanhy
    • Isa K. Kupanhy
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    Born December 13, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1979
      Catholic University
    • 1981
      Catholic University
    • 1990
      Wakayama (Japan) University
    • 1994
      Osaka City (Japan) University
    • 1987
      Lecturer, Kinshasa University Commerce
    • 1994 - 1995
      postdoctoral research fellow, Osaka City University
    • 1995 - 1996
      manager, Takasho Company Limited
      Kainan, Wakayama, Japan
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