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2017-MMRC-501
Chaisung Lim
Takahiro Fujimoto
Frugal Innovation and Design Changes Expanding the Cost-Performance Frontier:
-A Schumpeterian Approach-
2017-MMRC-500
Getulio Kazue Akabane Logistics Innovation in the Industry 4.0 Environment:
A Typological Approach
2016-MMRC-492
Hee Kyung Na
Young Won Park
Architecture of Interfirm Collaboration and Global:
Competitive Advantage Findings from the Mobile Handset Industry
2016-MMRC-490
Youngkyo Suh Global Knowledge Transfer of East Asian Auto Industry:
Comparative Study of Toyota and Hyundai
2016-MMRC-484
Taiga Saito
Akihiko Takahashi
Hiroshi Tsuda
Optimal Room Charge and Expected Sales under Discrete Choice Models with Limited Capacity
Revised June 2016
2015-MMRC-480
Sungwoo Byun Technology Implementation and Learning Strategy:
Case Study on Ramp-up Process of Hyundai Steel’s Blast Furnaces
2015-MMRC-478
Sungwoo Byun
Youngwon Park
Geoncheol Shin
What Determines the Range of Supply Chain Integration?:
Comparison of Korean and Japanese Steel Firms
2015-MMRC-468
Makoto Abe Deriving Customer Lifetime Value from RFM Measures:
Insights into Customer Retention and Acquisition
2015-MMRC-465
Jing-Ming Shiu
Masanori Yasumoto
Investigating Firms’ Knowledge Management in The Standardization:
The Analysis of Technology Specification-Declared Essential Patent Networks on Telecommunication Industry
2014-MMRC-457
Atsushi Akiike
Sotaro Katsumata
The Multidimensionality of Design Newness:
An Empirical Survey of Product Appearance and Preference
2014-MMRC-456
Mizuki Kobayashi
Takahiro Tomino
Junjiro Shintaku
Youngwon Park
Demand Fluctuation and Supply Chain Integration:
Case Studies of Japanese Firms
2014-MMRC-453
Mizuki Kobayashi
Junjiro Shintaku
Daiki Kato
Flexible Supply Capability Driving Total Inventory Reduction:
An Analysis of Omron Healthcare
2013-MMRC-451
Young Won Park
Ryosuke Sugie
Demand and Supply Chain Integration Strategy for Emerging Market
2013-MMRC-450
Ryosuke Sugie
Young Won Park
Supply Chain of the Transportation Industry and Network Building Strategy
2013-MMRC-433
Daniel E. Whitney
Jianxi Luo
Daniel A. Heller
Supply Chain Disruption Risk and Recovery:
Temporary Diversification and Its Limits
2013-MMRC-432
Sungwoo Byun
Changmin Lee
Virtual or Vertical? Achieving Integrated Global Supply Chains:
Comparison and Analysis of Virtual Integration and Vertical Integration in Japanese and Korean Steel Industry

*Published in International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, Vol.15, No.2, pp. 169-184, 2015. DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2015.067761
Byun, Sungwoo, and Lee, Changmin “Virtual or vertical? Achieving integrated global supply chains: comparison and analysis of virtual integration and vertical integration in Japanese and Korean steel industry"*
2013-MMRC-431
Mihail Marinov
Daniel Arturo Heller
Manufacturing Engineering in Europe and Japan:
A Preliminary Comparative Case Study of Two Automotive Component Suppliers
2013-MMRC-426
Yokoi Katsunori
Yoshimoto Tetsuo
Progress of “Genba” Capability and IT/FA Platform:
A Case of the Small and Medium Enterprise
2013-MMRC-424
Robert E. Cole Killing Innovation Softly: Japanese Software Challenges
Revised June 2013
2012-MMRC-415
Taichi Kishimoto
Shohei Hamamatsu
Yasuyuki Kishi
A survival strategy of medium-sized B2B enterprises in Japanese machinery industry: Common strategies found in many quality enterprises
2012-MMRC-413
Sotaro Katsumata
Makoto Abe
A brand choice model for scanner panel data using the experiential set
2012-MMRC-409
Sotaro Katsumata
Makoto Abe
A brand purchase model of consumer goods incorporating the information search and learning process
2012-MMRC-406
Masato Itohisa
Masanori Yasumoto
The relevance of firms' knowledge amount to their strategic positioning to a consensus standard:
The case of AUTOSAR in the global automobile industries
2012-MMRC-405
Atsushi Akiike The effects of industrial design of products on premium price and customer satisfaction with maturing of products
2012-MMRC-399
Kodo Yokozawa
Harm-Jan Steenhuis
The Influence of National Level Factors on International Kaizen Transfer:
An Exploratory Study in the Netherlands
2012-MMRC-395
Hidetada Higashi
Daniel Arturo Heller
Thirty Years of Benchmarking Product Development Performance:
A Research Note
2012-MMRC-391
Shino Hiiragi The significance of shortening lead time from a business perspective
2012-MMRC-390
Youngkyo Suh Global knowledge transfer network:
The case of global production support system of Toyota
2012-MMRC-389
Heejin Kim Customer heterogeneity and overseas product development
2012-MMRC-387
Zejian Li Market life-cycle and products strategies for emerging markets:
Toward a new age of Indian automotive market
2012-MMRC-386
Koichi Nakagawa
Won-Wook Song
Customized component transaction with insufficient trust: Case study of the LCD-panel industry
2012-MMRC-385
YoungWon Park
Junjiro Shintaku
Paul Hong
Effective supply chain configurations in the business context of China
2012-MMRC-384
Katsuki Aoki
Thomas Staeblein
Takahiro Tomino
Monozukuri capability to address product variety:
A comparison between Japanese and German automotive makers
*Published in International Journal of Production Economics, 147, pp. 373-384, 2014.
Aoki, K., Staeblein, T. and Tomino, T. “Monozukuri capability to address product variety: A comparison between Japanese and German automotive makers”*
2012-MMRC-382
Junjiro Shintaku
Youngwon Park
Supply chain network of IT industry in East Asia:
From the viewpoint of Japan’s core competence
2011-MMRC-362
Takahiro Fujimoto Supply Chain Competitiveness and Robustness:
A Lesson from the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Supply Chain “Virtual Dualization”
2011-MMRC-352
Takahiro Fujimoto
Youngwon Park
Complexity and Control:
Comparative Study of Automobiles and Electronic Products
2010-MMRC-334
Masato Itohisa Fanuc’s competitive advantage and the revolt of machine tool builders:
A look at Fanuc’s user and its user’s customer relationships from a historical perspective (1950s-1980s)
2010-MMRC-323
Takahiro Fujimoto Complexity explosion and capability building in the world auto industry:
An application of design-based comparative advantage
2010-MMRC-307
Hirofumi Tatsumoto
Koichi Ogawa
Junjiro Shintaku
Standardization, International Division of Labor and Platform Business
2009-MMRC-293
Yufu KUWASHIMA
Social network analysis of word of mouth on the internet
2009-MMRC-292
Youngwon Park
Junjiro Shintaku
Tomofumi Amano
Korean Firm's Competitive Advantage:
Localization Strategy of LG Electronics

2009-MMRC-290
Youngwon Park
Organizational Capability in use of IT and Supply Chain Management

2009-MMRC-280
Chaisung Lim
Seokhee Han
Hiroshi Ito
Low-Cost Disruptive Innovation by an Indian
Automobile Manufacturer

2009-MMRC-278
Junjiro Shintaku
Tomofumi Amano
Emerging Market Strategies
- Changes in Market and Resource Strategies -
2009-MMRC-269 Zejian Li
The Role of International Technology Transfer in the Chinese Automotive Industry
2009-MMRC-268 Jianxi Luo
Heejin Kim
Tendency toward Specificity in Transactions and Compliance to Hierarchy: A Report on the Interviews with Japanese Automotive Suppliers in March, 2009
2009-MMRC-265 Nobuyuki Inamizu
Garbage Can Paradox
A disorderly decision-making process in orderly organization structures
2009-MMRC-264 Nobuyuki Inamizu
Inside the garbage-can:An orderly decision-making process in disorderly organization structures
2009-MMRC-259 Sotaro Katsumata
Masato Itohisa
One-to-one demand forecasting model and its application for inventory management
2009-MMRC-257 Koji Nakano
Nobuo Takahashi
Licensing Strategy of Japanese Firms
2009-MMRC-252 Junichi Tomita
A comparative analysis between LCD panel and flat glass in the TFT-LCD industry from process architecture-based view
2009-MMRC-248 Youngwon Park
Junjiro Shintaku
Junichi Tomita
Paul Hong
Gyewan Moon
Modularity of Flat Panel Display TV and Operation Management Practices: A Case Study of LG Electronics

2008-MMRC-244 Naoko Kishi
Nobuo Takahashi
Licensing and inventions for patent strategy
2008-MMRC-230 Nobuyuki Inamizu
Takahisa Wakabayashi
Business practices of purchasers in Japanese industrial districts: An integrated model for economies of agglomeration
2008-MMRC-225 Masanori Yasumoto
Jing Ming Shiu

Why Is Interfirm Collaboration Called for in Novel Technology Platform Adoption?
Cases from the the Japanese, Taiwanese, and Chinese Mobile Phone Industries

2008-MMRC-219 Yasunori Watanabe Monotone Comparative Statics Result on Contract Incompleteness
2008-MMRC-202 Daniel E. Whitney Design and Manufacturing of Car Doors: Report on Visits Made to US, European and Japanese Car Manufacturers in 2007
2007-MMRC-169 Daniel E. Whitney
Daniel A. Heller
Hidetada Higashi
Mitsuhiro Fukuzawa
Production Engineering as System Integrator?
A Research Note based on a Study of Door Engineering and Assembly at Toyota Motor Corporation
2007-MMRC-140 Kenshi Miyazoe Knowledge Introduction from Abroad into Management of Department Stores: Centering on Activities during the Period of Postwar Recovery in the 1950s and the 1960s
2007-MMRC-116 Yoshinori Konno Enhancement of the advanced R&D cooperation between automakers and suppliers in the Japanese automobile industry
2007-MMRC-113 Nobuyuki Inamizu Recovering the garbage can Orderly/disorderly paradox
2007-MMRC-112 Nobuyuki Inamizu A combined model of segregation and cultural dissemination models: Searching for conditions of successful nonterritorial offices
2007-MMRC-109 Seung-Hwan Ku, Ryoichi Kubo The Effects of Information Technology and Organizational Change in Medical Organization The Case of EMR Introduction in Rakuwakai
2006-MMRC-106 Masanori Yasumoto Reconsidering Novel Technology Introduction Strategies: Impacts of Technology, Design, and Market Attriutes on 118 Japanese Procuct Development Projects
2006-MMRC-104 Koichi Shimokawa, Shinya Orihashi, Daniel Heller, Hidetada Higashi Interview with two vice-presidents of Renault at their head office
2006-MMRC-103 Ryusuke Kosuge Internal dynamics of customer-oriented service organizations Implications from a cognitive perspective
2006-MMRC-102 Kenshi Miyazoe Knowledge Transfer in Management of Department Stores: Centering on Transfer of "Buyers Manual" and "MD Notes"
2006-MMRC-101 Ayako Takai The competition and the formation of inter-firm differentiation following the dominant perception: A case study of the online securities industry
2006-MMRC-99 Tomofumi Amano Competitive Strategy of Global Firms and Industrial Clusters - Case Study on the Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Industry -
2006-MMRC-98 Koichi Nakagawa How do firms compete in architectural changes?: Lessons from optical storage media industry
2006-MMRC-96 Junjiro Shintaku, Koichi Ogawa, Tetsuo Yoshimoto Architecture-based Approaches to International Standardization and Evolution of Business Models
2006-MMRC-94 Takahiro Fujimoto Architecture-based Comparative Advantage in Japan and Asia
2006-MMRC-80 Masanori Yasumoto Customer Interface Process and the Locus of Interfirm Overlapping : The Case of Japanese Handset Manufacturers in US
2006-MMRC-79 Yufu Kuwashima The word-of-mouth effect on the web : A case of the network of massage board in site A
2006-MMRC-76 Makoto Abe "Counting Your Customers" One by One: An Individual Level RF Analysis Based on Consumer Behavior Theory
2006-MMRC-73 Fujimoto Takahiro, Ge Dongsheng and Oh Jewheon Competition and Co-operation in Automotive Steel Sheet Production in East Asia
2006-MMRC-71 Takahiro Fujimoto, Takashi Oshika Empirical Analysis of the Hypothesis of Architecture-based Competitive Advantage and International Trade Theory
2006-MMRC-69 Fukunari Kimura, Kozo Kiyota Exports, FDI, and Productivity: Dynamic Evidence from Japanese Firms
2005-MMRC-65 Hwy-Chang Moon Competition and Cooperation between Korea and Japan: A Business Perspective
2005-MMRC-52 Daniel Arturo Heller, Takahiro Fujimoto, Glenn Mercer The Long-Term Value of M&A Activity to Enhance Organizational Learning: Findings from the Automobile Industry
2005-MMRC-51 Yuki Yasuda Social Organization and Performance Inequality in Japanese and American Markets
2005-MMRC-48 Koichi Ogawa, Junjiro Shintaku, Tetsuo Yoshimoto Architecture-based Advantage of Firms and Nations:New Global Alliance between Japan and Catch-up Countries
2005-MMRC-44 Kozo Kiyota
Reconsidering the Effects of Intranational and International R&D Spillovers: Firm-level Evidence from Japan
2005-MMRC-43 Kiyohiko G. Nishimura, Takanobu Nakajima, Kozo Kiyota Innovation Versus Diffusion: Determinants of Productivity Growth Among Japanese Firms
2005-MMRC-39 Kiyohiko G. Nishimura, Takanobu Nakajima, Kozo Kiyota Productivity Convergence at the Firm Level
2005-MMRC-27 Masanori Yasumoto, Takahiro Fujimoto The Determinants of Alternative Strategies for Novel Technology Introduction:Findings from 188 Japanese Product Development Projects
2004-MMRC-20 Ge Dongsheng and Fujimoto Takahiro The Architectural Attributes of Auto Parts and Their Transaction Patterns in Japan's Automobile Industry
2004-MMRC-19 Makoto Kasuya Continuity and Change in the Employment and Promotion of Japanese White-Collar Employees The Case of the House of Mitsui
2004-MMRC-17 Takahiro Fujimoto, Jewheon Oh Electonic technology andPartd Procurement: A Case of the Automobile Industry
2004-MMRC-15 Yasuo Sugiyama, Daniel Arturo Heller Exploration through Exploitation in the Internationalization of Product Development Teams: The Case of Japanese Automakers in the Mid-1990s
2004-MMRC-13 Masataka Morita , Kiyohiko G.Nishimura Consumer Attitudes and Automotive Transactions
2004-MMRC-12 Ayako Takai Success factors and their formation processes in early stage competition in the Japanese online securities industry
2004-MMRC-11 Kiyohiko G. Nishimura, Futoshi Kurokawa Total Factor Productivity in Japanese Information Service Industries: Firm-Level Analysis
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