PADRÓN-HERNÁNDEZ, Ivar, Assistant Professor, received The Grigor McClelland Doctoral Dissertation Award 2020

PADRÓN-HERNÁNDEZ, Ivar, Assistant Professor, received The Grigor McClelland Doctoral Dissertation Award 2020. Organization:Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS) Award:The Grigor McClelland Doctoral Dissertation Award Achievements:“When International Strategy Meets Local Institutions: Subsidiary Influence in the Context of Headquarter Initiatives” Abstract:What do foreign subsidiaries of multinational enterprises do when strategies proposed by headquarters clash with local ways of doing business? Through 105 interviews at AB Volvo, Tomra and DeLaval, this dissertation explores, unpacks, and widens our understanding of the dilemmas and implications of subsidiaries’ dual belonging to corporate and local contexts. Findings on how subsidiaries in the United States, Japan, Germany, and France handled institutional friction caused by innovative and unfamiliar headquarter strategic initiatives are divided into four related but…

Brown bag lunch seminar 2020.6.3 Takumi Tagashira

Brown bag lunch seminar 2020.6.3 Takumi Tagashira Topic:“How Does Warehouse Automation Contribute to Multichannel Retailers’ Sales?” Speaker:Takumi Tagashira(Assistant Professor of Marketing, School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University Business School) Date:June 3rd (Wednesday) 2020from 13:00 to 14:30 Venue:Zoom online Organizer:Masaru Karube Deadline:9:00, June 3 , 2020 email : karube☆iir.hit-u.ac.jp (to use this email address, please replace the ☆ with an @ mark)

Professor Yaichi AOSHIMA received the 60th Mainichi Shimbun Economist Prize

Professor Yaichi AOSHIMA received the 60th Mainichi Shimbun Economist Prize. Organization:Mainichi Shimbun Award:Mainichi Shimbun Economist Prize Date:March 30, 2020 Award Winner:Professor Masatoshi FUJIWARA and Yaichi AOSHIMA Book Title:Mechanisms for the Long-term Innovation: A History of the RO Membrane’s Technological Development, Tokyo: Toyokeizai, August 2019, 456 pages Each year, the Mainichi Shimbun Economist Prize, under the auspices of Mainichi Shimbun Economist editorial department, is awarded to the authors of a book that has significant empirical and theoretical contributions. Selected from books published between January and December 2019, the 60th Economist Prize was awarded to Professors Fujiwara and Aoshima for Mechanisms for Long-term Innovation: A History of the RO Membrane’s Technological Development, wherein the authors conduct in-depth historical analyses focused on a…

Brown bag lunch seminar 2020.2.19 Yaichi Aoshima and Akira Yamaguchi

Brown bag lunch seminar 2020.2.19 Yaichi Aoshima and Akira Yamaguchi Topic: “Influences of adopting IFRS on the R&D investment: evidence from Japanese listed companies” Speaker: Yaichi Aoshima (Professor, IIR, Hitotsubashi University) Akira Yamaguchi (Ph.D Program, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University) Date: February 19th (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, February 19 , 2020 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar