Forum 2005.04-2006.03

■13 February, 2006Hideaki Kohzu(Former Visiting Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University)‘Development and Mass Production of Field-Effect Transistor in NEC Corporation’(COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases) ■19 December, 2005Yunshi Mao(Professor and Director, Research Center for Enterprise and Martet, Zhongshan University)‘Strategy Selection and Performance of Multinationals in China: Analysis Based on Resources-based Theory and Contingency Approach‘ ■29 November, 2005Narihiko Yoshida(Digital Analyst and Visiting Professor, The Graduate School of Digital Content)‘The Future of Sub-Culture-The World of COC (Content-oriented Community)-‘(Subculture Workshop) ■14 November, 2005Takanori Yorita(Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University)‘Discrete Choice Model Analysis of Mobile Telephone Service Demand in Japan’ ■8 November, 2005Kouichi Motohashi(President, Nippon Animation Co., Ltd.)Shigeo Endo(Managing Director, Nippon…

Forum 2004.04-2005.03

24 March, 2005Bronwyn H. Hall(Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley)James Pooley(Partner with the PaloAlto, California, law firm Milbank Tweed)‘A Patent System for the 21st Century‘ ■23 March, 2005Xielin Liu(Research Fellow and Professor,National Center for Science and Technology for Development, Ministry of Science and Technology, China)‘Chinese Model of Catching-up in a New Development Paradigm‘ ■15 February, 2005Xielin Liu(Research Fellow and Professor,National Center for Science and Technology for Development, Ministry of Science and Technology, China)‘Small Workshop on Chinese Automobile Industry‘ ■13 Januaryr, 2005Hiroshi Nagano(Director General, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy,Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)‘Toward the development of the next basic national planfor science and technology development‘ ■21…

Forum 2003.04-2004.03

■30 March, 2004Jon Sigurdson(Professor, Stockholm School of Economics, and Visiting Professor, Institute of InnovationResearch, 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 Load‘(COE Research Project on Okochi Prize Cases) ■3 February, 2004Yuji Nakahara(Manager, Manufacturing Technology Center,Mitsubishi Electric Corporation)‘Mitsubishi Electric Corporation’s Development of ManufacturingMethod…

Forum 2002.04-2003.03

■24 February, 2003J.A. Stam(Professor, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands)‘Management of Technology in Japan: Some Observations’ ■5 February, 2003Jon Sigurdson(Coordinator, Swedish School of Advanced Asia Pacific Studies, Professor and Director of East Asia Science and Technology Programme, Stockholm School of Economics)‘Corporate R&D and Global Knowledge Systems: The Case of Ericsson’ ■17 January, 2003Toshikazu Nishino(General Manager, Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd)‘Nanoelectronics‘ ■20 December, 2002Kazuo Sawada(Senior General Manager of Technology,Maglev Systems Development Department,Railway Technical Research Institute)‘Superconductivity and Linear Motor Car‘ ■13 December, 2002Yoshimi Kubo(Nanotube Technology Center, Fundamental Resarch Laboratories, NEC Laboratories)‘Fuel Cell or Carbon Nanotube‘ ■6 December, 2002Tadahi Watanabe(Vice President, NEC Solutions)‘Supercomputer‘ ■4 December, 2002Tony Garret(Lecturer, Depertment of Marketing, University of Otago)‘National Culture and New Product Development Work Group Dynamics: A Cross-Cultural Study…

Forum 2001.04-2002.03

■26 March, 2002Susanne RoyerAssociate Professor, Institute of Organization and International Management,University of Paderborn‘Value Creation in the Portal Industry‘ ■4 December, 2001Atsushi Oshima and Kenichi SakuraiNisso Corporation‘The Role of In-customer Staffing Industry: In Search of a New Form of Manufacturing’ ■26 November, 2001Tadashi AoyagiBusiness Researcher (Former Executive Director), KDDI Corporation‘Will “3G” Succeed?’ ■22 November, 2001Toshiyoshi Yamamoto, Misako Miyake, and Yuko OkuzakiOkami-juku‘Okami-juku (A Private School for Professional Landladies): Innovations for Old Ryokan (Japanese-style Inn)’ ■13 November, 2001Shumpei TakemoriProfessor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University‘Will Japan Lag behind Korea: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of a Transition to New Economy’ ■29 October, 2001Magnus Boman and Jarmo LaaksolahtiSwedish Institute of Computer Science‘GeoNotes: Social and Navigational…

Forum 2000.04-2001.03

■7 March, 2001Minoru ShimamotoAssistant Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Aichi Gakuin University‘Niche Created by Concentration of Resources-A Case Study of the Fine Ceramics Industry’ ■2 February, 2001Masanori YasumotoAssociate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Shinshu University‘A Dilemma of Product Development Capabilities: A Turning Point and Challenges for Japanese Mobile Phone Set Manufacturers’ ■24 January, 2001Deqiang LiuAssociate Professor, Tokyogakugei University‘Roles of Managers and Restructuring of State-owned Companies: An Empirical Analysis of the Chinese Steel Industry’ ■19 January, 2001Steven WhiteAssociate Professor, Department of Management, Chinese University of Hong Kong‘Investigating the Impact of Interaction Costs on Governance Choice and Alliance Evolution’ ■27 November, 2000Koki InoueEconomic Research Institute, Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry‘Global Competition…

Forum 1999.04-2000.03

■16 February, 2000Yoko TakedaAssistant Professor, Center for Global Communications, International University of Japan‘Impacts of 3D-CAD as Media on Product Development and the Division of Labor’ ■7 February, 2000Reiko AokiProfessor, University of Auckland‘Public Disclosure of Patent Applications, R&D, and Welfare’ ■17 January, 2000Michael A. CusumanoProfessor, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology‘Update on Netscape and Microsoft’ ■14 January, 2000Yoichiro MurakamiProfessor, Division of Humanities, International Christian University‘Scientific Research Changing’ ■15 December, 1999Richard WhitleyProfessor, Manchester Business SchoolVisiting Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University‘Business Systems, Firm Types and Patterns of Innovation’ ■6 December, 1999Markus KurscheidtAlice AmsdenProfessor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology‘Knowledge-based Assets and Economic Development’ ■15 November, 1999Keun LeeAssociate Professor, School of Economics,…

Forum 1998.04-1999.03

■1 March, 1999Ryuji ShimodaManager, Research and Development Bureau, Science and Technology Agency‘A Structure of the Government Sponsored R&D Investment’ ■18 February, 1999Yoo-Hyang KimResearcher, The Institute for Far Eastern Studies, Kyungnam UniversityVisiting Researcher, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University‘Political Economy in De-Regulating the Telecommunication Market: A Case of NTT’ ■18 February, 1999Michael LynskeyResearcher, Trinity College, University of OxfordVisiting Researcher, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University‘The Biotechnology Industry -A Tentative Research Agenda-‘ ■4 February, 1999Seija Kulkki D.SC.(Econ.)Director, Center for Knowledge Innovation Research, Helsinki School of Economics and Business AdministrationVisiting Researcher, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University‘How Knowledge Explains Growth and Renewal’ ■12 November, 1998Yasunori BabaProfessor, Research into Artifacts Center for Engineering, The…

Forum 1997.04-1998.03

■25 March, 1998Richard CoopeyAssociate Professor, The London School of Economics and Political Science‘Automation Empire? Reassessing Science and Technology Policy in Post-war Britain’ ■18 March, 1998Mar Schon BeechlerAssociate Professor, Graduate School of Business, Columbia UniversityVisiting Associate Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University‘Successfully Managing Overseas Operations: Data from Japanese and American Companies in Southeast Asia’ ■23 February, 1998Hiroyuki ChumaProfessor, Department of Economics, Hitotsubashi University‘Human Resource Formation Systems and the ‘On-Site’ Principle in Japanese Industry: The Cases of Nine Machine Tool Makers’ ■9 February, 1998Walter KummerleAssistant Professor, Harvard Business School‘Knowledge Creation and Knowledge Exploitation in Foreign Environments – An Investigation into the Drivers of Foreign Direct Investigation in R&D by Multinational Companies’…