Vol.48 No.1-2, SUM.-AUT.2000A leading management journal in Japanese,which builds a bridge between theory and practice.EDITED BYHitotsubashi University, Institute of Innovation ResearchPUBLISHED BYToyo Keizai Inc.Vol.48 No.1-2, SUM.-AUT.2000 (In Japanese)Management System for the 21st CenturyRyoko Toyama/Ikujiro Nonaka"What Is a Good Ba?: The Role of Leadership in Organizational Knowledge Creation"Iwao Nakatani"How Does e-Economy Alter the Role of Markets?"Hiroyuki Itami"Digital Peoplism"Tadao Kagono"Competitive Advantage through Governance Systems"Michael E. Porter/Hirotaka Takeuchi"Japanese Government Model as a Cause of Failure"Richard Boulton/Kenji Sasaki"Creating Value in the New Economy"Yoshinori Yokoyama"Corporate Transformation"●Column Hiroyuki Itami●Perspectives in Management Research: Competitive Strategy Toshihiko Kato/Yaichi Aoshima (1)●Business Cases Daiji Fujii "Nichia Corporation" Tomoko Ikari/Yaichi Aoshima "Fsas"●Management Forum Chikara Sano (Oracle Corporation Japan), Interviewed by Seiichiro Yonekura●Article Takeshi Matsui "A Critical Examination of the Progressive View of  Consumer Society in Japan"●Critical Eyes: Knowledge Management Keigo Sasaki
■ Japan-US Workshop on Knowledge Production Process in Science    Organized by Institute of Innovation Research of Hitotsubashi University and National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)Supported by National Science FoundationVENUEConference room No. 2 of the MEXT headquarter “Old” building (6th floor)3-2-2, Kaumigaseki Chiyodaku Tokyo (tentative)1. ObjectiveThe main objective is to present the results of the large scale surveys on the knowledge production process in science in the US and Japan and to understand the commonality and difference of the results and to draw implications on research and policy.2. DateIn the whole afternoon on June 23rd, 2011 in Tokyo,3. Program (preliminary, with simultaneous interpretations)Opening remarks 1: 15 pmTerutaka Kuwahara, Director General, National Institute of Science and Technology PolicyAnne Emig, Director of the Tokyo Office, National Science Foundation1:30 pmPart 1 Key note speech,Chair: Shinichi Akaike, IIR“How Economics Shapes Science”, Paula Stephan, Georgia State University and NBER2:30 pmPart 2 Presentations of key
■ Program for Second Asia - Pacific Innovation Conference    National University of Singapore together with Hitotsubashi University is pleased to host the Second Asia‐Pacific Innovation Conference, in collaboration with a consortium of the universities and other academic institutions, the WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization) and the RIETI (the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry). The conference will bring together scholars, including doctoral students, working on the economics, management and law of innovation. It will foster an inter‐disciplinary exchange of knowledge. Sessions will include contributed papers, keynote presentations and panel discussions.Local OrganizersIvan Png, National University of SingaporeSadao Nagaoka, Hitotsubashi UniversityReiko Aoki, Hitotsubashi UniversityPoh Kam Wong, NUS Business School   -Conference dates: May 3rd (Tuesday) and 4th (Wednesday) in 2011-Venue: National University of Singapore-The conference will be held in English.Conference Programme Day 1: May 3rd 2011  8:10  REGISTRATION  8:45  Conference opening       Ivan Png, National University of Singapore       Sadao Nagaoka, Hitotsubashi University and RIETI                Carsten Fink, Chief Economist of the WIPO  9:00   KEYNOTE SPEECH 1       Chair: Makoto Nirei, Hitotsubashi
■ Hitotsubashi University & Kwansei Gakuin University Osaka Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Innovation   Date: December 11th and 12th, 2010Venue: Hankyu Terminal Square 17, Osaka (Umeda), JapanSponsored by: ・Research Project "Empirical Studies on Entry and Industrial Dynamics in Regions",  Hitotsubashi University ・Center for Research on Contemporary Economic Systems, Hitotsubashi University ・Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University ・Center for Economic Institutions, Hitotsubashi University ・JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) (No. 20243018) ・JSPS Grant-in Aid for Young Scientists (B) (No. 2173186)Co-organized by: Okamuro, Hiroyuki, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University Kato, Masatoshi, School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University / Institute of Economic  Research, Hitotsubashi University   PROGRAM  December 11th: 14:30-20:30  Opening Remark  Session 1 (14:30-16:10)Chaired by Hiroyuki Okamuro (Hitotsubashi University)    Speaker: Erik Stam (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)  "Gazelles, industry growth and structural change" (with J. W. B. Bos)  Discussant: Atsushi Ohyama (Hokkaido University)    Speaker: Serguey Braguinsky (Carnegie Mellon University, US)  "Science-based business: Knowledge capital or entrepreneurial ability? Theory  and evidence from a survey of biotechnology start-ups" (with Y. Honjo, S.  Nagaoka, and
■ Symposium on CO2 Reduction and Japan’s Innovation            March 30, 2010 at Hitotsubashi Memorial Hall, Kanda, TokyoOrganized by IIRNihon Keizai ShimbunshaIn Collaboration with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.Keynote Speech 1“The Japanese Political Positioning in the International Perspective”      Yukio Okamoto (Okamoto Associates, Inc.)Keynote Speech 2“CO2 Reduction and Japan’s Innovation”      Kazuo Tsukuda (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)Panel Discussion I: Japan's Strategy for CO2 ReductionnModerator: Seiichiro Yonekura (IIR)Shozo Kaneko (University of Tokyo)Akihiro Sawa (The 21st Century Public Policy Institute)Tetsuya Iida (Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies)Tsuyoshi Nakamura (Mitsubishi Corporation)Hirotaka Yamauchi (Hitotsubashi University)Manabu Eto (IIR)Panel Discussion II: CO2 Reduction Technology and Innovation StrategyModerator: Seiichiro YonekuraHiroshi Fujiwara (Nano-Optonics Energy, Inc. / SIM-Drive Corporation)Takashi Kuroishi (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)Takeshi Matsumoto (Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.)Yuji Akaba (Breakthrough Partners)Yaichi Aoshima (IIR)
■ US-Japan Workshop on Scientific Collaboration and ProductivityMarch 26, 2010 at Conference Square M+, Marunouchi, TokyoOrganized by IIRNational Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and TechnologyGeorgia Institute of TechnologySupported byNational Science Foundation (NSF)Opening Remarks:   Tomoaki Wada (NISTEP)   Machi F. Dilworth (NSF)   Sadao Nagaoka (IIR)Session I: Survey Framework and Initial Results in JapanChair: John Walsh (Georgia Institute of Technology)[1] “Survey Design and Sample Characteristics of the Japanese Survey”  Masatsura Igami (NISTEP / IIR) (with Sadao Nagaoka)[2] “Initial Results from the Japan Scientists Survey”  Sadao Nagaoka (with Masatsura Igami)     Comment: Akira Endo (Biopharm Research Laboratories, Inc. / IIR)Session II: Discovery Process in ScienceChair: Sadao Nagaoka[3] “A Case of Astronomy”  Francis Halzen (University of Wisconsin)     Comments and questions: John Walsh[4] “A Case of Biological Science”  Hirotada Mori (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)Session III: Research Staffing and Funding in the US and JapanChair: Machi F. Dilworth[5] “Interpreting the Japanese Survey Results on Research Staffing and Funding
■ Industry-Academia Collaboration Workshop on Innovation Process in Semiconductor/    Bio Industries: From the Perspective of Roadmap and Alliance March 24, 2010 at Conference Square M+, Marunouchi, TokyoOrganized by IIRSupported by Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA)Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (Office of Pharmaceutical Industry Research (OPIR))New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)With the assistance ofJapan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association, Semiconductor TechnologyRoadmap Committee of Japan (STRJ),Opening AddressSeiichiro Yonekura (IIR)Keynote SpeechChair: Sadao Nagaoka (IIR)“NIH’s Funding Strategy: Current Status and Future Prospects”  Paula Stephan (Georgia State University / NBER) Session I: Roadmap for Semiconductors and Innovation Process of the IndustryChair: Hiroyuki Chuma (IIR)[1] “The Role of International Technology Roadmap of Semiconductor (ITRS): Tracking the History of     ITRS”  Toshihiko Osada (Formerly Fujitsu Microelectronics, Ltd. / IIR)[2] “Lithography and ITRS”  Masaomi Kameyama (Formerly Nikon Corporation / IIR)[3] “ITRS and R&D Collaboration among Business Enterprises and Organizations: From the Case Study   of High-k/Metal Gate Technology”  Hiroyuki ChumaGeneral Comment: Shuzo Fujimura (Tokyo Institute of Technology)Session II: Bio Startups and
■ Workshop on Knowledge Creation Process in Science: Basic Findings   from a Large-scale Survey of Researchers in Japan   Date: October 4, 2010 13:30-17:30Venue: Kasumigaseki Bldg. 10F (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)Organized by:Institute of Innovation Research (IIR), Hitotsubashi UniversityNational Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology  PROGRAM  Opening Remarks: Terutaka Kuwahara, Director General, NISTEP    Part 1: Overview of the Survey  Chair: Makoto Nirei, IIR  [1] "The Survey Method" Masatsura Igami, NISTEP  [2] "Research Management" Sadao Nagaoka, IIR  [3] "Research Team and Funds" Tomohiro Ijichi, Seijo University  [4] "Outputs and Impacts of the Research" Manabu Eto, IIR  Part 2: Implications of Major Findings on Research on Research and on Science Policy  (Panel Discussion)  Chair: Sadao Nagaoka, IIR  Comment:   Reiko Aoki, Hitotsubashi University   Terutaka Kuwahara, NISTEP   Hideo Owan, University of Tokyo   Katsunori Wakabayashi, National Institute for Materials Science
■ International Workshop on PATSTAT and Patent StatisticsJanuary 19, 2010 at 7F Conference Room, Institute of Intellectual Property, Kanda, TokyoOrganized by Institute of Intellectual PropertySupported by IIROpening AddressTateo Takiuchi (Institute of Intellectual Property)Dominique Guellec (OECD Senior Economist)[1] “Guide to the PATSTAT”  James Rollinson (European Patent Office)[2] “Linking of  PATSTAT and IIP Patent Database”  Kazuyuki Motohashi (University of Tokyo)[3] “Evaluating Continuing Applications in the US, Using PATSTAT Database” Naotoshi Tsukada (IIR)[4] “An Econometric Assessment of the Effects of Patent Thickets“  Yoichiro Nishimura (Kanagawa University) and Sadao Nagaoka (IIR)Closing RemarksSadao Nagaoka
■ Industry-Academia Collaboration Workshop on Process and Strategy in Biotechnology  InnovationMarch 10, 2009 at Roppongi Academy Hills 49F, TokyoOrganized by IIRSupported by Japan Bioindustry Association (JBA)Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (Office of Pharmaceutical Industry Research (OPIR))New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)Opening AddressSeiichiro Yonekura (IIR)Session I: Government Support to the Commercialization of Scientific DiscoveryChair: Sadao Nagaoka (IIR)Keynote Speech 1: “Lessons from NIH SBIR Program”  Charles Wessner (US National Academies)  Comment: Katsushi Takehiro (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)Session II: Bio-based Innovation—Issues as Seen from the IndustryChair: Kentaro Nobeoka (IIR)Keynote Speech 2:“Exploiting the Biotechnology for Pharmaceutical Industry in Japan”  Hiroshi Akimoto (University of Tokyo / Kyushu University / JPMA)Keynote Speech 3: “Opportunities and Barriers to Biotechnology Firm Growth in Japan”  Ichiro Nakatomi (NanoCarrier Co., Ltd.)  Comment: Gensuke Tokoro (aRigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)        Yaichi Aoshima (IIR)Session III: Mechanism of Commercialization of Biotechnology—Bio-startups and Alliance (Reportof the findings of joint research)Chair: Hiroyuki Chuma (IIR)(1) “Strategic Alliance as an Alternative Strategy for Bio-ventures”  Seiichiro Yonekura