Forum 2003.04-2004.03

30 March, 2004Jon Sigurdson
(Professor, Stockholm School of Economics
, and Visiting Professor, Institute of Innovation
Research, Hitotsubashi University)

‘The Sony-Ericsson Joint venture – Integrating Competencies and Cultures’
27 February, 2004Yoshitake Saito
(VI-PJ Leader, Medical System Group, Olympus Corporation
‘Olympus’ Development of Endoscopic Ultrasound Sonography’
(COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)
13 February, 2004Motoya Kanda
(Japan Science and Technology Agency (
Former Fellow, Toshiba Corporation))
Toshiba Corporation’s Development of Consumer Use Nuckel-Metal Hydride Batteries
(COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)
4 February, 2004Katsuhiro Imazu
(Director, Ishioka Plant, Tokyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd.)

Toyo Seikan Group’s Development and Application of Metal Can Manufacturing Technology with High-Quality, Low-Cost and Low-Environmental 
(COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)
3 February, 2004Yuji Nakahara
(Manager, Manufacturing Technology Center,
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation)

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation’s Development of Manufacturing
Method for High Performance Motor with New Core Structure and
High Speed/Density Coil Winding

(COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)
21 January, 2004Toshiaki Iwai
(Group Manager, Matsushita Home Appliances Company,
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)

The Development of Matsushita’s IH Technology
(COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases)
14 October, 2003Lee Branstetter
(Associate Professor, Columbia Business School)

Do Stronger Intellectual Property Rights Induce More Technology Transfer: Evidence from U.S. Multinationals 
3 September, 2003Setsuko Asami
(Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University)

Claims of a Patent and its Value
29 July, 2003Bruno van Pottelsberghe
(Associate Professor, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Vice President of the Solvay Business School
Impact and determinants of Venture Capital
24 July, 2003Joeri Mol
(Lecturer, Faculty of Management and Organization, University of Groningen
)‘Value Chain Envy: Explaining New Entry and Vertical Integration in Popular Music
2 July, 2003Hyosun Kim
(Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Seikei University, and Chung Ang University (Korea) 
Japanese CEO Succession (1955-1995)
24 June, 2003Hiroki Hayashi
(Professor, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University)
Masahiro Yokota
(Professor, Center for Student Exchange, Hitotsubashi University)
Kayoko Kotoda
(Lecturer, Hitotsubashi University and Yokohama National University
Kunitachi City and Community Innovation
19 June, 2003
Nachoem Wijnberg
(Professor, Faculty of Management and Organization, University of Groningen)
Joeri Mol
(Lecturer, Faculty of Management and Organization, University of Groningen)From resources to value and back: normal and complementary assets in 20th century popular music
14 May, 2003
Sven Voelpel
(Professor, University of St. Gallen, Institute of Leadership and Human Resource Management)
‘Four levels of Mobility: Implications for reorganizing Japan’s economy’