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

Forum 2019.12.16 Roy Suddaby

Innovation Forum 2019.12.16 Roy Suddaby Topic:“Temporal Emotions and Stakeholder Enrollment: How Rhetorical History Enables Resource Acquisition” Speaker:Roy Suddaby(Professor, Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria, Canada) Date:December 16th (Monday) 2019from 16:00 to 17:30 Place:Lecture Room 4 (Room#608),  6th Floor, National Center of Science, Chiyoda Campus, Hitotsubashi University Organizer:Takahiro Endo This forum is jointly organized by MIC (Management Innovation Research Center),  Hitotsubashi University. Abstract:Stakeholder enrollment is a critical variable in explaining entrepreneurial success. Prior research has pointed to the importance of the narrative capabilities of entrepreneurs in successfully creating a psychological bond between potential stakeholders and an entrepreneurial project. Psychological bonds are most effective when they create an emotional connection between a stakeholder and a project. We extend this research with the…

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.11.20 Satoko Suzuki

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.11.20 Satoko Suzuki Topic: “Liabilities of authenticity” Speaker: Satoko Suzuki (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Department of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University) Date: November 20th (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, November 20 , 2019 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar

IIR welcomes new visiting professor

2019.11.01 Professor Michael Cusumano joined us as a visiting professor from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Welcome! Visiting Professor, Institute of Innovation Research (2019.11.1-2020.1.31) https://www.iir.hit-u.ac.jp/en/2019/11/01/michael-cusumano/

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 now the most valuable companies in the world and the…