Tag Archives: Japan

Research Seminar on building a regional innovation ecosystem in Japan

On Monday, March 9 the IC² Institute will host Prof. Akio Nishizawa of Toyo University in a noon brown bag seminar.  More

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The Internet Age: Japan’s Challenge to E-Business

Address by Yuji Takagi, General Manager of Mitsui & Co. (USA) Inc., on the future of the Internet industry in the context of Japanese business and consumer culture.

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The Internet Age: Japan’s Challenge to E-Business

Address by Yuji Takagi, General Manager of Mitsui & Co. (USA) Inc., on the future of the Internet industry in the context of Japanese business and consumer culture.

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International Human Resource Management in Japanese Multinationals

Discusses the tactical decisions firms make in the process of establishing management systems in overseas subsidiaries and their strategic effects on the function of the management system as it relates to organizational learning. Introduces a typology of organizational learning models …  More

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Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Japan?

Explores Japan’s economic predicament and prospects for eventual recovery. Describes the origins of Japan’s economic issues and draws contrasts between Japan and America/Europe in terms of human resources, finance and politics. Offers three schools of thought on what will happen …  More

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Japanese Entrepreneurship and Opportunities for Partnering

As part of the Japan Industry and Management of Technology (JIMT) Speaker Series, discusses the importance of entrepreneurship and new technologies in securing Japan’s full economic recovery from the current economic slump. Describes the history of Japanese entrepreneurship, which experienced …  More

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Doing Business with a High-Tech Focus in Japan, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Introduces the economic conditions and high-tech research and development scenarios in post-crisis Asia. Explores challenges and opportunities for American high tech industries. Discusses issues related to doing business with the Japanese and Chinese, including understanding management and the need for …  More

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Structural Gaiastu: International Finance and Political Change in Japan

Argues that the principal contributor to changes in Japan’s political economy is the decline of Japanese governmental control over capital flows and foreign exchange rates brought about by structural “gaiatsu”, or direct foreign pressure. Differs from previous analysis of gaiatsu …  More

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Japan and a New International Security Paradigm

Argues that Japan has the potential to be recognized as a post-Cold War superpower, but has not been able to do so because of a lack of military/nuclear power and its alignment with the U.S. Discusses two security options, developing …  More

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Trade, Corporatism, Clusters, and Japan as Bellweather

Remarks on the trend toward corporatism in the U.S. and outlines the latest developments, namely the MAI treaty, and examines how what we know about Japanese business and society does and does not signal what we can expect from increased …  More

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