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 Asia, Hsinchu of Taiwan and Suwon of South Korea. Our…

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

BOOKS

August 30, 2019 Mechanisms for the Long-term Innovation, by Yaichi AOSHIMA April 12, 2019 Economics of Innovation and Marketing, by Tohru Yoshioka-Kobayashi September 10, 2018 Konosuke Matsushita, by Seiichiro YONEKURA December 19, 2017 Community Capital: The Secrets of Longterm Prosperity of Ohmi Merchants, Wenzhou Firms, and Toyota October 27, 2017 Introduction to Innovation Management (2nd edition) April 28, 2017 Creative Response: Entrepreneurial History of Modern Japan, by Seiichiro YONEKURA April 24, 2017 Engagement and Trespassing: Logic of Managerial Reform in Japan, by Masaru KARUBE March 10, 2017 Hitotsubashi Business Review, Spring 2017 Issue Innovation Research Frontier for the Next 20 Years August 1, 2016 Standardization Textbook: Knowledge of Standardization That Is Connecting the World, by Manabu ETO March 30, 2016…

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 the end of September 2019, if you are interested to…

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 us to think about the role of humans and technology…

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.

Report on the 14th Hitotsubashi Business Review Forum

The 14th Hitotsubashi Business Review Forum “Preparing for the Future – Challenges and Chances for Japanese Businesses in the Digital Age” was held at Hitotsubashi Hall on July 18, 2019. Lectures were given in front of an audience of nearly 400 participants and the forum was closed in great success. Guest speakers included President, Satoshi Hirano (Topcon Corporation), Chairman, Kentaro Ohyama (Iris Ohyama Inc.), President Makoto Kouyama (Alibaba.com Japan Co., Ltd.) who respectively participated in one-on-one dialogues: Mr. Hirano with Professor Emeritus Seiichiro Yonekura; Mr. Oyama with Professor Emeritus Ikujiro Nonaka; and Mr. Kouyama with Professor Ken Kusunoki. In addition, Mr. Yasufumi Fujii, East Asia Sales Manager of beBit, Inc. and Mr. Soichiro Murata, Director, Internet of Things / Fourth…

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 

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.7.1 Yongrae Cho

Brown bag lunch seminar 2019.7.1 Yongrae Cho Topic: “How Can New Bibliographic Methodology with Standard and Patent Contribute to  Detect Industrial Changes?” Speaker: Yongrae Cho (Research Fellow, Science and Technology Policy Institute) Date: July 1st (Monday)  2019 from 12:40 to 13:30 Place:  IIR Meeting Space (Room#216) of the second floor of the IIR building  Organizer:  Byeongwoo Kang Deadline: 9:00, July 1 , 2019 IIR Brown bag lunch seminar