Forum 2021.1.20 Ai Hisano

Topic: “Visualizing Taste: How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat” Speaker: Ai Hisano (Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University) Date: January 20th (Wednesday) 2021 from 13:00 to 14:30 Venue: Zoom online Organizer: Masaru Karube Deadline: 9:00, January 20, 2021 Innovation Forum

Professor Lee Sang-gun and Professor Yaichi Aoshima are Awarded ‘Highly Commended Paper Award’ by Emerald Publishing in the U.K.

Professor Min Yong-Ki of Sungkyunkwan University, Professor Lee Sang-gun of Sogang Business School(Visiting Professor from Dec. 2017 to Mar. 2018 at IIR)and Professor Yaichi Aoshima of IIR were chosen as the winners of the 2020 ‘Highly Commended Paper Award’ by Emerald Publishing in the U.K. Emerald Publishing, a British publisher, annually grants the ‘Emerald Paper Prize’ to world researchers producing distinguished papers. Organization: Emerald Publishing Award: Emerald Literati Awards for Excellence 2020 Date: December 2020 Award Winner: Professors Yong-Ki Min, Sang-Gun Lee and Yaichi Aoshima http://wwwe.sogang.ac.kr/front/cmsboardview.do?siteId=wwwe&bbsConfigFK=3646&pkid=863715 Article Title: “A Comparative Study on Industrial Spillover Effects among Korea, China, the USA, Germany and Japan,” Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 119, Issue 3, April 2019, pp. 454 – 472 Starting from…

Hideto Koizumi, Adjunct Post-doctoral Fellow, received Encouragement Award 2020

Hideto Koizumi, Adjunct Post-doctoral Fellow, received Encouragement Award 2020 from the Japan Institute of Public Finance. Organization: Japan Institute of Public Finance Award: Encouragement Award Achievements: “Optimal Uniform Capital Taxation in A Partially Automated Society” Abstract: Recent automating technologies have sparked discussions on “robot taxes,” aimed to dissuade the displacement of labor and to generate revenue to redistribute to displaced laborers. Implementing such taxes is challenging, however, in part because of the difficulty in clearly separating which technologies substitute for labor from those which complement it. Modeling automating technologies as intermediate goods, I consider the optimal tax policy in this environment. As in standard models, non-linear labor taxes are assigned without the knowledge of a laborer’s type. Additionally, due to…

NEWS IIR Annual Report has been published online.

IIR Annual Report has been published online. The IIR Annual Report for academic year 2018-2019 has been published. It gives detailed information on research and education activities of IIR. The PDF file can be downloaded from here.  IntroductionAn Overview of the Institute of Innovation Research 1. Research Activities1) Innovation Research Forum2) Brown Bag Lunch Seminar3) Conferences 2. Researchers1) Full-time Researchers2) International Visiting Researchers 3. Education1) Courses Given by the IIR Faculty Members2) Innovation Management and Policy Program 4. Research Results / Publications1) Hitotsubashi Business Review2) Working Papers3) Case Studies Editor and Publisher: Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

Brown bag lunch seminar 2020.9.16 Kentaro Nakajima

Brown bag lunch seminar 2020.9.16 Kentaro Nakajima Topic: “The role of online communication on innovation” Speaker: Kentaro Nakajima (Associate Professor, IIR, Hitotsubashi University) Date: September 16th (Wednesday) 2020 from 12:40 to 14:00 Venue: Zoom online Organizer: Masaru Karube Deadline: 9:00, September 16 , 2020 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar

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)