Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research

Forum 2017.5.31 Jean-Baptiste Marc Litrico

Innovation Forum 2017.5.31 Jean-Baptiste Marc Litrico Topic:“Industry Ethos and Corporate Response to Institutional Pressures: Naturalizing Sustainability in Aviation” Speaker:Jean-Baptiste Marc Litrico(Associate Professor, Smith School of Business, Queen’s University/Visiting Associate Professor, IIR, Hitotsubashi University) Date:May 31st (Wednesday)  2017from 12:40 ~ 14:30 Place: 601 room of the 6th floor of the Faculty Building 2 Organizer: Masaru Karube

Business Review Vol.64 No.4 SPR. 2017

Vol.64 No.4 SPR. 2017 (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. Innovation Research Frontier for the Next 20 Years Joel Baker Malen“Innovation for a Circular Economy” Kentaro Nobeoka“Changes of Customer Value into Tacit Nature” Yaichi Aoshima“Revolution of Industries Driven by Digital Innovation: Unstabilized Product Boundaries” Masaru Karube“A New Perspective on Innovation:   Marginality and Anomaly” Toshihiro Nishiguchi“Networks for What?” Seiichiro Yonekura“No Crazy Entrepreneurs, No New Companies” Atsushi Ohyama“Roles of Incentives in Innovative Activity” Hiroshi Shimizu“Innovation Is Becoming Low Hanging Fruit?” Manabu Eto“How the Japanese Government Should Support Innovation?” Yoshimi Okada“Patent System Reform: Redesigning the…

Professor Emeritus Toshihiro Nishiguchi Receives the Shoko Research Institute’s Annual Award for Outstanding Studies on Small Business

Toshihiro Nishiguchi, Professor Emeritus of Hitotsubashi University, has received the Shoko Research Institute’s (SRI) prestigious Annual Award for Outstanding Studies on Small Business. This award is offered to a selection of outstanding books and journal articles that achieve excellence in small-business research. Professor Nishiguchi’s new book, titled Community Capital: The Prosperity and Limits of China’s Wenzhou Entrepreneurial Networks (in Japanese, Yuhikaku, 2016, 458 pp., coauthored with Professor Motoko Tsujita), has won the Main (as opposed to Next-rank) Prize of the SRI’s Award. A product of twelve years of research, hundreds of field visits, and more than seven hundred interviews with Wenzhou and other Chinese entrepreneurs in nineteen countries, including China,…

Forum 2017.2.16 Charles J. McMillan

Innovation Forum 2017.2.16 Charles J. McMillan Topic:“The Planning Strategy of Strategic Planning:Orientation, Time Constraints, Decisions, Action: Case Studies from Military, Business, and Political Theory” Speaker:Charles J. McMillan(Professor, Schulich School of Business, York University) Date:February 16th (Thursday)  2017from 13:30 ~ 15:00 Place: 709 room of the 7th floor of the Faculty Building 2 Abstract:Business journals, business school scholars, and strategic management societies focus on a range of themes, frameworks, and endogenous organizational factors that shape and influence firm strategies. From resource-based theories, dynamic capabilities, entrepreneurial  vision, the research literature is diverse, fractionated, and often devoid of realism of strategy in action, with clever tools of networks, deep learning, time management based on timing,…

Business Review Vol.64 No.3 WIN. 2016

Vol.64 No.3 WIN. 2016 (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. Corporate Strategy for Business Transformation Kazuhiro Mishima“Business Strategy as Pinpoint Definition” Fumiaki Sato“Dramatic Shifts in Corporate Strategy: Lessons from Major Electronics Manufacturer” Norihisa Yoshimura“Corporate Restructuring through Japanese Spin-Off” Katsuhiko Shimizu“Wise Mistakes and Organizational Communication: An Approach What We Really Need to Activate the Power of Strategy” Ikujiro Nonaka“Cultivating Organizational Knowledge Maneuverability: Tacit Knowing, Intersubjectibity, Distributed Leadership“Shigeyuki Hiroki“TICAD: A View from Africa” ●Leaders of MOT  Kiyoshi Fujiwara   (Director, Mazda Motor Corporation)  Interviewed by Kentaro Nobeoka and Yaichi Aoshima ●Critical Eyes: Corporate Governance…

Associate Professor Hiroshi Shimizu Received the 59th Nikkei Prize for Excellent Books in Economic Science

Associate Professor of Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research, Hiroshi Shimizu, has received the 59th Nikkei Prize for Excellent Books in Economic Science, co-organized by Nikkei Inc. and the Japan Center for Economic Research. Every year this award is offered to outstanding books that have been published in the past year in the fields of economics, management and accounting. Professor Shimizu’s book, titled General Purpose Technology no Innovation (Innovations in General Purpose Technology), published by Yuhikaku, in March 2016, explores how the existence or absence of an entrepreneurial strategic choice for spin-outs influences the patterns of subsequent technological development by exploring the technological development of laser diodes in the US…

Professor Manabu ETO received Japan Society for Research Policy and Innovation Management Award

Professor Manabu ETO received Japan Society for Research Policy and Innovation Management Award   Organization: The Japan Society for Research Policy and Innovation Management Award:  Japan Society for Research Policy and Innovation Management Award Date:  November 5, 2016 Award Winner: Professor Manabu ETO (with Dr. Hiroyuki TOMIZAWA) Website for the Japan Society for Research Policy and Innovation Management http://jsrpim.jp/wp/?page_id=1987 http://jsrpim.jp/wp/?page_id=648 (In Japanese)  

Forum 2016.11.16 Pao-lien Chen

Innovation Forum 2016.11.16 Pao-lien Chen Topic:“Learning-by-Hiring: International Employee Mobility and the Growth of Emerging Market Firms at Home” Speaker:Pao-lien Chen(Associate Professor National Tsing Hua University) Date:Nobember 16th (Wednesday)  2016from 12:15 ~ 13:15 Place: Conference room of the second floor of the IIR building Organizer: Atsushi Ohyama

International Symposium on Social Inclusion 2016.11.10

International Symposium on Social Inclusion: Experiences from Bangladesh (featuring former Governor of Bangladesh Central Bank) Date: 10 Nobember, 2016Time: 10:30 to 12:30Venue: Hitotsubashi University       Josuikai Centennial Hall    ( 2-1Naka, Kunitachi, Tokyo, Japan) Entry: Form Program:10:30 Opening Remarks Seiichiro Yonekura, Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University 10:35-11:05 Topic 1 : “Financial Inclusion: Experience from Bangladesh”Dr. Atiur Rahman, Professor of Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka and former Governor of Central Bank of Bangladesh. 11:05-11:35 Topic 2: “Microfinance and Socio-economic Development”Dr. Mohammed Abu Eusuf, Professor and Chairman, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka. 11:35-12:05 Topic 3: “e-Education and Social Innovation in Bangladesh”Md. Imran Hossain Bhuiyan Lecturer, Department…

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