Professor Kentaro NAKAJIMA received the Homer Hoyt Institute Best Paper Award.

Professor Kentaro NAKAJIMA received the Homer Hoyt Institute Best Paper Award for his paper “From Samurai to Skyscrapers: How Historical Lot Fragmentation Shapes Tokyo” (co-authored with Junichi Yamasaki (Kobe University) and Kensuke Teshima (Hitotsubashi University)). Organization:The Asian Real Estate Society (AsRES), the Global Chinese Real Estate Congress (GCREC)and the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) Award:Homer Hoyt Institute Best Paper Award Date:July 2021 Achievements:“From Samurai to Skyscrapers: How Historical Lot Fragmentation Shapes Tokyo” (co-authored with Junichi Yamasaki (Kobe University) and Kensuke Teshima (Hitotsubashi University)). https://hermes-ir.lib.hit-u.ac.jp/hermes/ir/re/71546/ Website of AsREShttps://www.asres.org/index.html

Forum 2021.9.1 Avimanyu (Avi) Datta

Topic:“Strategic Renewal of Hollywood Movies by TMT as Agents of Change: The Impact of Change in TMT and Narrative Transformation on Franchise Performance” Speaker:Avimanyu (Avi) Datta(Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship and George R & Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Illinois State University) Date:September 1st (Wednesday) 2021from 10:00 to 11:30 Venue:Zoom online Organizer:Masaru Karube This forum is jointly organized by MIC (Management Innovation Research Center), Hitotsubashi University. Deadline:17:00, August 31, 2021 Innovation Forum

Brown bag lunch seminar 2021.7.21 Marc Chataigner

Brown bag lunch seminar 2021.7.21 Marc Chataigner Topic: “Speculating good companies. A discourse analysis of the role of peer-to-peer hospitality micro-entrepreneurs” Speaker: Marc Chataigner (Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University) Date: July 21th (Wednesday) 2021 from 12:40 to 14:00 Venue: Zoom online Organizer: Masaru Karube Deadline: 9:00, July 21 , 2021 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar

Professor Kentaro NAKAJIMA received the AREUEA National Conference Best Paper Award.

Professor Kentaro NAKAJIMA received the AREUEA National Conference Best Paper Award for his paper “Consumption Access and the Spatial Concentration of Economic Activity: Evidence from Smartphone Data” (co-authored with Yuhei MIYAUCHI (Boston University) and Stephen REDDING (Princeton University)). Organization: The American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) Award: AREUEA National Conference Best Paper Award Date: June 2021 Achievements: “Consumption Access and the Spatial Concentration of Economic Activity: Evidence from Smartphone Data” (co-authored with Yuhei MIYAUCHI (Boston University) and Stephen REDDING (Princeton University)). Website of Princeton University https://www.princeton.edu/~reddings/papers/Cellphone_Paper.pdf Website of AREUEA https://www.areuea.org/national-meeting-best-paper

Brown bag lunch seminar 2021.7.7 Kristina Kazuhara

Brown bag lunch seminar 2021.7.7 Kristina Kazuhara Topic: “Metaphorical Translations – A Process Study of a Strategic Initiative at Novo Nordisk in Japan” Speaker: Kristina Kazuhara (Ph.D. Fellow, Copenhagen Business School / Teaching Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen) Date: July 7th (Wednesday) 2021 from 12:40 to 14:00 Venue: Zoom online Organizer: Masaru Karube Deadline: 9:00, July 7 , 2021 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar

Business Review Vol.69 No.1 SUM. 2021

Vol.69 No.1 SUM. 2021 (In Japanese) A leading management journal in Japanese,which builds a bridge between theory and practice. EDITED BYHitotsubashi University, Institute of Innovation ResearchPUBLISHED BYToyo Keizai Inc. Rebuilding International Business: How to Further Connect Japanese Economy and the World Economy Kazuhiro Asakawa / Harry Korine“Strategic Transformation to Global Open R&D: The Case of Takeda“ Tomoatsu Shibata“Evolution on the Global Product Development Str ategy: DAIKIN’s Growth Trajectory“ Kim Heejin / Hiroshi Itagaki / Tomoki Sekiguchi“Language Choice of Japanese MNCs’ Foreign Subsidiaries“ Sachiko Yamao“Managing Human Capital with Global Mindset: Insights from International Human Resource Management Studies“ Osamu Ishida“Globalization of Production System: From the Perspective of Physical Space and Digital Space“Han…

IIR Summer School 2021 2021.8.23-24

■IIR Summer School 2021 This year, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University holds 12th IIR Summer School. To promote, drive and boost innovation research, we welcome students, researchers and practitioners to exchange our knowledge and creativity. Date    : August 23th-24th, 2021Venue : Zoom online CALL for AUDIENCEDeadline: 16th August 2021https://www.iir.hit-u.ac.jp/blog/2021/01/01/form-ss2021/ PROGRAMhttps://www.iir.hit-u.ac.jp/blog/2021/07/12/program-ss2021/

New Visiting Researcher and New Postdoctoral Fellow

Prof. Akira Yamada Visiting Researcher, Institute of Innovation Research (2021.4.1-2022.3.31) Prof. Kristina Kazuhara Visiting Researcher, Institute of Innovation Research (2021.4.6-2021.8.6) Prof. Ryo Taniguchi Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Innovation Research (2021.4.1-) Prof. Lee Hyo Yun Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Innovation Research (2021.4.1-)

Brown bag lunch seminar 2021

●Brown bag lunch seminar 2021 #003  2021.7.21Marc Chataigner(Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University)”Speculating good companies. A discourse analysis of the role of peer-to-peer hospitality micro-entrepreneurs” #002  2021.7.7Kristina Kazuhara(Ph.D. Fellow, Copenhagen Business School /   Teaching Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen)”Metaphorical Translations – A Process Study of a Strategic Initiative at Novo Nordisk in Japan”