An example of books that have been published by Hitotsubashi ICS faculty members.
Profesor Akutsu received his B.A. and M.A. from Hitotsubashi University, M.S. and Ph.D. from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. In addition to teaching Brand Management and Customer Behavior at the Hitotsubashi ICS MBA, he is also Faculty Director of the DBA program. Professor Akutsu's current research interests include brand and service management, cultural influence on consumer behavior, and emotion and its impact on economic transactions. Full Profile.
Brand Portfolio Senryaku [Brand Portfolio Strategy] by David A. Aaker [Translated by Satoshi Akutsu] (2005)
Shinnou Marketing [How Customers Think] by Gerald Zaltman [Translated by Yoshinori Fujikawa and Satoshi Akutsu] (2005)
Brand Senryaku Scenario [Context Branding] by Satoshi Akutsu and Shigeru Ishida (2002)
Chishiki Keiei Jissenron [On Practice: Knowledge Creation and Utilization] by Dai Senoh, Satoshi Akutsu, et.al. (2001)
Brand Leadership (in Japanese) by David A. Aaker and Erich A. Joachimstaler [Translated by Satoshi Akutsu] (2000)
Roger J. Davies
Professor Davies is a committed advocate of Lifelong Learning. His research interests include the interface between multimedia communications and information technology, particularly in terms of e-business entrepreneurship and the implementation of educational initiatives in e-commerce settings. In addition to the following book, Professor Davies has written more than 30 articles on subjects in Applied Linguistics, English L2 Education, and Intercultural Communication. Full Profile.
The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture by Roger J. Davies and Osamu Ikeno (Editors) (2002)
The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture (Italian Edition) by Roger J. Davies and Osamu Ikeno (Editors) (2007)
The Japanese Mind: Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture (Russian Edition) by Roger J. Davies and Osamu Ikeno (Editors) (2006)
Professor Ichijo's research interests are concentrated on innovation through organizational knowledge creation. His areas of expertise are (a) the development of knowledge-based competence of a firm, (b) the management of innovation, and (c) leadership and corporate transformation. Professor Ichijo's book, Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation, co-authored by Georg von Krogh and Ikujiro Nonaka, and published by Oxford University Press in May 2000, has been praised as a much-anticipated volume that puts practical tools into the hands of managers and executives who are struggling to unleash the power of knowledge in their organizations. It won the "Best Business Book of the Year" award for 2000 from the Association of American Publisher's Professional and Scientific Publishing division. In 2007, along with Ikujiro Nonaka, Professor Ichijo edited Knowledge Creation and Management: New Challenges for Managers, published by Oxford University Press. Full Profile.
Knowledge Creation and Management: New Challenges for Managers by Kazuo Ichijo and Ikujiro Nonaka (Editors-in-Chief) (2006)
Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation, by Kazuo Ichijo, Georg von Krogh and Ikujiro Nonaka (2000).
Professor Korver received his B.A. (Phi Beta Kappa) in 1979 and M.A. in Economics and a professional law degree (Juris Doctor- JD) in 1983, all from the University of California at Berkeley. He currently serves as managing partner of GVC and is actively involved in making and managing venture capital investments in emerging growth companies both in and outside of Japan. He is also a contributor to Venture Kigyo No Houmu/Zaimu Senryaku (Lawand Finance of Venture Companies in Japan) (Shouji Houmu, 2010), the first book on this subject published in Japanese. Full Profile.
Private Equity (in Japanese) by Michael J. Korver (1999)
Professor Kusunoki specializes in strategy and innovation. His current research interests include strategy and management for competitive differentiation through innovation. He has conducted consulting and executive seminars for many leading Japanese companies. In addition to the following book which was a Amazon Japan best-seller, Prof. Kusunoki's research has also appeared in many others. He has also has published over 30 articles for Organization Science, Journal of Product Innovation Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Human Resource Management Journal, Business Review (in Japanese), Organizational Science (in Japanese), and other academic journals, as well as a number of articles for business magazines. Full Profile.
Competitive Strategy as a Narative Story by Ken Kusunoki (2010)