Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

Forum 2019.11.18 Mariko Sakakibara

Innovation Forum 2019.11.18 Mariko Sakakibara Topic: “Do Pre-Announcement Face-to-Face Interactions Increase the Returns to Acquisitions? Evidence from Smartphone Geolocational Data” Speaker: Mariko Sakakibara (UCLA, Anderson School of Management) Date: November 18th (Monday) 2019 from 12:40 to 14:10 Place: IIR Laboratory 2 (Room#219) of the second floor of the IIR building Her target audience is management scholars Organizer: Atsushi Ohyama

Notice of Seminar CANCELLATION

Notice of Seminar CANCELLATION We are sorry to announce that the IIR Brown Bag Lunch Seminar on January 29th (Takuma KOCHIYAMA) is cancelled. Topic: “Unnatural Selection of Outside Directors: Consequences of Japanese Corporate Governance Reforms” Speaker: Takuma Kochiyama (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Department of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University) Date: January 29th (Wednesday) 2020 from 12:40 to 13:30 Place: IIR Meeting Space (Room#216) of the second floor of the IIR building Organizer: Masaru Karube Deadline: 9:00, January 29 , 2020

Research Profile  Michael Cusumano

Research Profile  Michael Cusumano Visiting Professor,Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University (2019.11.1-2020.1.31) Professor, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technologyhttps://web.mit.edu/cusumano/www/ 【Recent Research Themes】Innovation Platforms

Forum 2019.11.13 Wong Chan Yuan

Innovation Forum 2019.11.13 Wong Chan Yuan Topic:“Regional Innovation in Marshallian Perspective: Dynamics Commonalities in Inventive Growth” Speaker:Wong Chan Yuan(Assistant Professor, Institute of Technology Management, National Tsing Hua University) Date:November 13th (Wednesday) 2019from 17:00 to 18:30 Place:IIR Laboratory 2 (Room#219) of the second floor of the IIR building Organizer:Tohru Yoshioka-Kobayashi Abstract:Marshallian network of is commonly designated to a region that inherit social capital that enable local firms to diffuse knowledge and mobilise capitals for desired industrial activities. This paper attempts to examine the dynamics of Marshallian network via selected patenting related indexes that are derived from various studies. We are interested in examining the dynamics of two acknowledged industrial regions in…

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.10.16 James Routledge

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.10.16 James Routledge Topic: “Investor Stewardship Code Compliance and Investee Earnings Quality: Evidence from Japan” Speaker: James Routledge (Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Department of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University) Date: October 16th (Wednesday) 2019 from 12:40 to 13:30 Place: IIR Meeting Space (Room#216) of the second floor of the IIR building Organizer: Masaru Karube Deadline: 9:00, October 16 , 2019 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar


March 18, 2022 Introduction to Management Theories, by Yaichi AOSHIMA July 21, 2021 Lodestar of Standardization, by Manabu ETO March 26, 2021 How to write high quality papers, by Yaichi AOSHIMA August 30, 2019 Mechanisms for the Long-term Innovation, by Yaichi AOSHIMA April 12, 2019 Economics of Innovation and Marketing, by Tohru Yoshioka-Kobayashi September 10, 2018 Konosuke Matsushita, by Seiichiro YONEKURA December 19, 2017 Community Capital: The Secrets of Longterm Prosperity of Ohmi Merchants, Wenzhou Firms, and Toyota October 27, 2017 Introduction to Innovation Management (2nd edition) April 28, 2017 Creative Response: Entrepreneurial History of Modern Japan, by Seiichiro YONEKURA April 24, 2017 Engagement and Trespassing: Logic of Managerial Reform…

Forum 2019.10.11 Workshop for Ph.D. and early-career researchers

Innovation Forum 2019.10.11 Workshop for Ph.D. and early-career researchers Workshop Title: “Workshop for Ph.D. and early-career researchers” Commentators: Prof. Richard Delbridge(University Dean of Research, Innovation and Enterprise,   Professor of Organizational Analysis, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University)Prof. Markus Helfen(Professor of Human Resource Management & Employment Relations,   University of Innsbruck School of Management) Date: October 11th (Friday)  2019 from 13:00 to 17:00 Place:  Conference Room 1 (Room#3403), 4th Floor, Mercury Tower, Kunitachi East Campus, Hitotsubashi University Organizer:  Toshihiko Kato  Abstract: This workshop aims to provide opportunities for PhD students and early career researchers to present their works in front of leading researchers in organization studies and HRM. Please contact Takahiro Endo (endo.takahiro@r.hit-u.ac.jp) by…

Business Review Vol.67 No.2 AUT. 2019

Vol.67 No.2 AUT. 2019 (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. Foresight and Corporate Management Naohiro Shichijo“Government Foresight Activities in Foreign Countries“ Akihisa Yahata / Yuichi Washida“A Study on the Accuracy of the Scenarios Created by the Horizon Scanning Method“ Yasunori Tokiyoshi / Keigo Awata“Application of Foresight Methodology to Establish Corporate Vision“ Naoaki Kitta / Keigo Awata“A Historical View of Corporate Foresight in Global Companies“ Shigeki Saito / Yuki Taoka“Engineering Design and Foresight“Kazuhiro Kojima / Kohtaro Ohba“AIST Design School and Learning by Foresight :Practice and Challenge of Design School“ Fumihiro Kajikawa /…

Report on the 10th IIR Summer School

Institute of Innovation Research has been holding the IIR Summer School every year since 2010. The memorable 10th Summer School was held at Sano-Shoin Hall, Hitotsubashi University on August 22, 2019. The purpose of this summer school is to promote innovation research by building researcher networks, offering a place for presenting the latest research results, and supporting young researchers. This year, we invited five research presenters from abroad and a total of 10 presentations were made (2 were in Japanese and 8 in English). The Best Presentation Award was awarded to Yuki Higuchi, Associate Professor of Nagoya City University. The title of his presentation was “Management and Innovation: Evidence from…

Forum 2019.9.9 Youngjin YOO

Innovation Forum 2019.9.9 Youngjin YOO Topic: “Digital First: The Ontological Reversal and New Challenges for IS Research” Speaker: Youngjin YOO (Professor, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University) Date: September 9th (Monday)  2019 from 16:00 to 17:30 Place:  IIR Laboratory 2 (Room#219) of the second floor of the IIR building Organizer:  Yaichi Aoshima  Abstract: The classical view of an information system is that it represents and reflects physical reality. We suggest this classical view is increasingly obsolete: digital technologies are now creating and shaping physical reality. We call this phenomenon the ontological reversal. The ontological reversal is where the digital version is created first, and the physical version second (if needed). This ontological reversal challenges…