Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

Forum 2019.12.4 Michael Cusumano

Innovation Forum 2019.12.4 Michael Cusumano Topic:“The Business of Platforms: Strategy in the Age of Digital Competition, Innovation, and Power” Speaker:Michael Cusumano(Visiting Professor, IIR, Hitotsubashi University / Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management) Date:December 4th (Wednesday) 2019from 16:30 to 18:00 Place:IIR Laboratory 2 (Room#219) of the second floor of the IIR building Organizer:Yaichi Aoshima Abstract:This lecture summarizes some key findings from a new book by Michael Cusumano, Annabelle Gawer, and David Yoffie of the same title as the lecture. We will examine myths and realities associated with digital platforms – businesses that connect two or more market sides, and have supply or demand sides driven by network effects. Platform companies are…

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

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

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…

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…

Forum 2019.9.17 Alexandru Preda

Innovation Forum 2019.9.17 Alexandru Preda Topic: “Doing Financial Facework. Professional Hybridization and the Competition for Capital Flows in Financial Markets” Speaker: Alexandru Preda (Professor, King’s Business School, King’s College London) Date: September 17th (Tuesday)  2019 from 16:00 to 17:30 Place:  Conference Room 2 (Room#3501), 5th Floor, Mercury Tower, Kunitachi East Campus, Hitotsubashi University Organizer:  Takahiro Endo   This forum is jointly organized by MIC (Management Innovation Research Center),  Hitotsubashi University.

Forum 2019.7.24 ElSabry, ElHassan

Innovation Forum 2019.7.24 ElSabry, ElHassan Topic: “The Landscape of Science Philanthropy in Japan: Motivations & Characteristics of  Funding” Speaker: ElSabry, ElHassan (Adjunct Assistant Professor, IIR, Hitotsubashi University) Date: July 24th (Wednesday)  2019 from 16:00 to 17:00 Place:  IIR Laboratory 2 (Room#219) of the second floor of the IIR building Organizer:  Masaru Karube 

Forum 2019.7.3 Ran Li

Innovation Forum 2019.7.3 Ran Li Topic: “Time to See the Big Picture: CEO Strategic Attention and Firm Performance” Speaker: Ran Li (Assistant Professor, School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University) Date: July 3rd (Wednesday)  2019 from 16:00 to 17:30 Place:  Director’s room (Room#212) of the second floor of the IIR building  Organizer:  Masaru Karube 

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