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Faculty Members: Academic Areas and Research Topics

Entrepreneurship Course

Kyosuke Inagaki

Professor
Management of SME’s and Start-up Organizations
Relational approach of entrepreneurial and institutionalized process in indusrial cluster formation

Yongdo Kim

Professor
Japanese Management System, Japanese Business History, Japanese Economic History
Comparative study of Japanese and American business corporation systems, and intercorporate relations theory

Yoshinori Konno

Professor
Innovation Management
Innovation and Corporate Relationship,Corporate Strategy

Eishi Fukushima

Professor
Strategic Decision-Making
Corporate strategy and organization; research on technological innovation

Kenji Yoshida

Professor
Corporate Strategy
Formulation and implementation of corporate strategy

International Management Course

Naoki Ando

Professor
Multinational Corporate Strategy
Strategies of multinational corporations, Strategies in transition economies, inter-and intra-organizational trust

Toshiharu Fujisawa

Professor
Analysis of European Economy, Analysis of German Economy
Analysis of EU currency and economic integration, economic analysis of reunification of Germany, historical analysis of German industry

Haruo Horaguchi

Professor
International Business, Strategic Management, Foreign Direct Investment by Japanese Firms,
Theoretical and empirical research on innovation, clusters, and FTA.

Masao Yokouchi

Professor
History of Finance and Global Financial Theory
Historical research into the activities of East Asian branches of U.K. banks, empirical research into global currency crises, research related to Hong Kong’s financial system

Ruixue Li

Professor
Logistics Management, International Business, Strategic Management
Theoretical and empirical research on logistics strategies in emerging markets

Rika Takahashi

Associate Professor
International Economics, Economic Theory 
Theoretical and empirical research on trade policy

Human Resources and Organizational Management Course

Norihiko Ogawa

Professor
Business Administration, Organizational Behavior, Career
How individuals adjust to organizations, organizational socialiation ractics, and recruitment

Yoshio Okunishi

Professor
Labor Economics, Economics of Personnel and Organization
International comparison of employment and human resource management systems, mainly using statistical methods

Mariko Kishi

Professor
Management and Information Systems,Organization Theory
Organizational capability through information technology, organizations and communication technoloty

Tetsu Sano

Professor
Industrial Sociology, Labour Market Policy, Labour Supply and Demand Adjustment System
Research on the current state of and future measures for the issue of foreign workers in Japan

Yoshihide Sano

Professor
Human Resource Management, Industrial Sociology
Management of diversified forms of work, HRM and employment relations in the retail sector

Takeru Nagaoka

Professor
Sociology of Organization Management Learning
Organizational ethnography in workplace learning and unlearning,from the social
constructionistic perspectives

Makiko Nishikawa

Professor
Organizational Behavior, Economic Sociology
Gender and employment, quality of work life, work attitudes

Marketing Course

Junko Kimura

Professor
Consumer Culture Theory, Services Marketing
Luxury consumption, hospitality, self-concept and consumption

Ken-ichi Kobayashi

Professor
Advertising, Marketing
Corporate advertising, Corporate brand

Toshie Takeuchi

Professor
Marketing, Advertising, Consumer Behavior
Effectiveness of advertising communication, brand management, and ecological behavior of consumers

Noriko Taji

Professor
Management of Product Development
Management of Technology, Global strategy of high-tech startups

Takashi Niikura

Professor
Consumer Behavior Theory
Consumer Information processing model, consumer perception, brand marketing

Hidehiko Nishikawa

Professor
Market Research Theory
Internetmarketing, User Innovation

Toshiyuki Yahagi

Professor
Distribution, Marketing
Retailing innovation, retailing globalization processes, Japanese commerce and distribution

Accounting and Finance Course

Yuji Oshita

Professor
Financial Accounting, International Accounting, Tax Accounting
French accounting system research, holding company accounting and tax issues

Kenji Kamiya

Professor
Financial Accounting
Comparative analysis of financial accounting standards in Japan and U.S.,Performance measurement of non-profit organizations, accounting program and teaching methods at university

Kenji Kawashima

Professor
Financial accounting
Empirical research on fair value measurements in Japan, Graph usage in financial reporting,
Disclosure practice of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Naoki Kishimoto

Professor
Finance
Pricing theory of options, futures, and other derivatives; economic analyses of asset securitization; mortgage repayment before due dates

Yong-Jin Kim

Professor
Finance
Option pricing, stock splits, initial public offerings

Manabu Sakaue

Professor
Financial Accounting
Expansion of accounting disclosure by event approach; research on analytical characteristics of financial figures

Tomohiko Tsutsui

Professor
Accounting Policy Theory
Corporate accounting and profit calculation

Junji Fukuda

Professor
Management Accounting Theory, Cost Accounting Theory
Research into the effects management accounting system design has on the transfer of expertise among business divisions; research into the roles, expertise, and experience of management accountants

Hiroshi Fukuda

Professor
Business Analysis
Phase analysis of Japanese and U.S. companies’ financial activities

Takashi Yaekura

Professor
Business Valuation and Analysis, Financial Accounting, Investment Decision-Making
Eguity valuation with accounting data, accounting research method, financial accounting

Hirotsugu Kitada

Associate Professor
Management Accounting
Environmental and Social Management

Akira Yamazaki

Associate professor
Finance
Financial engineering, mathematical finance

Common to All Courses

Yasuhiro Inagaki

Professor
Business Administration
Hermeneutics of Management and Organizations

Yasushi Kodama

Professor
Educational Technology, Information Systems
Data mining; business modeling of large-scale remote delivery of class lessons

Takeshi Suzuki

Professor
Statistics, Econometrics
Power laws

Takashi Toyoda

Professor
Statistics, Economics
Inequality analysis, decision theory

Ken Nittono

Professor
Computer Science, Computational Statistics, Computer Network Technology
Stochastic simulation models, text mining, collective intelligence

Naotsugu Hayashi

Professor
Money and Finance, Theoretical Economics, Economic Policy, Applied Econometrics
Theoretical, empirical, and policy research related to finance and macroeconomics 

Hideaki Hirata

Professor
Japanese Economy
Japan’s business cycles and financial systems, formulation of expectations and economic policies

Shinjiro Miyazawa

Associate Professor
Corporate Finance, Industrial Organization
Interactions between financing and competition strategies

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