December 18, 2017

Business Review Vol.65 No.3 WIN. 2017

Vol.65 No.3 WIN. 2017 (In Japanese)

A leading management journal in Japanese,
which builds a bridge between theory and practice.

Hitotsubashi University, Institute of Innovation Research
Toyo Keizai Inc.

Corporate Governance Reform in Japan: Transforming from "Form" to "Substance"

Kunio Ito
"Review and Next Action Plan of Corporate Governance Reform in Japan"

Kazuhiro Takei
"Realization of Effective and Growth-oriented Corporate Governance"

Scott Callon / Kenichiro Yoshida
"Japanese Corporate Governance: Reform Progress and Ongoing Challenges"

Ungyong Shu
"Discipline for M&A Strategy"

Kunio Ito / Tetsuyuki Kagaya / Tomohiro Suzuki / Takuma Kochiyama
"Empirical Study on Real Effects of Corporate Governance Reform in Japan"

Masaharu Hanazaki
"Reexamination of Corporate Governance Structure in Japan: Empirical Analysis Including a Role of Product Market Competition"

Hirotoshi Mitsuyama / Takao Nakazawa
"The Collapse and Beyond: Fantasies of Industry 4.0"

Tatsuo Enami / Noriko Taji
"Management of Product Development on Architecture Evolution: Analyzing Semiconductor Exposure Industry"

●Leaders of MOT 
  Teppei Tsushima
(General Manager, wena Project New Business Creation Department, 
 Sony Corporation) 

●International Standardization from JAPAN (1)
  Manabu Eto / Yuichi Washida

●FinTech Revolution and (2)
  Mikiharu Noma / Tsutomu Fujita

●Business Cases
 Sun, Kangyong / Daisuke Uchida / Yusuke Takahashi
  "Ajinomoto: Realizing Corporate Entrepreneurship"

 Atsushi Kimura / Toru Sakamaki / Renge Jibu
  "Nagareyama City: A Strategic Management of Local Government Fighting Population Decline "

●Design Techniques for Business Model Generators (6)
  Tatsuhiko Inoue

●Management Forum 
  Michitaka Sawada
    (President and CEO, Kao Corporation)
 Interviewed by Kunio Ito 

●Science of Creativity Management (5)
  Nobuyuki Inamizu

●From My Bookshelf
  Mayuka Yamazaki
  Fumihiko Ikuine

Research Profile  Lee, Sang-Gun

Research Profile  Lee, Sang-Gun

Visiting Professor,
Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University (2017.12.13-2018.3.31)

Professor, Sogang University Business School

【Recent Research Themes】
A Comparative Study on Industrial Linkage Effect Between Japan and Korea

December 11, 2017

Forum 2018.1.24 Cornelia Lawson

Innovation Forum 2018.1.24 Cornelia Lawson
“Citizens of Somewhere: Examining the Geography of Foreign and Native-born Academics’ Engagement with External Actors”

Cornelia Lawson
(Prize Fellow, University of Bath)

January 24th (Wednesday)  2018
from 14:00 ~ 15:30

 IIR Laboratory 2 (Room #219) of the second floor of the IIR building

 Kentaro Nobeoka

December 4, 2017

Professor Emeritus Toshihiro Nishiguchi Receives the Tadao Kiyonari’s JASVE Award, in addition to the Shoko Research Institute’s Annual Award for Outstanding Studies on Small Business

Toshihiro Nishiguchi, Professor Emeritus of Hitotsubashi University, has won the Tadao Kiyonari’s JASVE (The Japan Academic Society for Ventures and Entrepreneurs) Award, in addition to the Shoko Research Institute’s (SRI) prestigious Annual Award for Outstanding Studies on Small Business received earlier this year. The JASVE Award is offered to an outstanding book and a journal article that achieve excellence in small-business and entrepreneurship 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 JASVE’s Book-section 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, Japan, Europe, and the United States, this book brings original insight to the institutional and economic development of a community-based entrepreneurial system that has enabled Wenzhou firms to outperform their competitors in key markets of daily goods worldwide.

Based on the principles of imprinted commensurate trust and quasi-ties among them, their distinctive system, analyzed closely in terms of their exclusionary community capital, drives them toward continuous advantage in starting up and growing small, private firms, building their own networks of suppliers and distributors, offering financing, and establishing reliable business norms.

Community Capital reveals the compelling logic behind these relationships, to present a new socioeconomic account for economic organization that has profound implications for future performance of all industrial societies.

This landmark work urges a fundamental rethinking of much received wisdom concerning Chinese competitiveness and is essential reading for serious academics and managers concerned with competing industrial systems.