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Name HASHIMOTO Noriaki
Official Title Associate Professor
Affiliation Urban Life Studies
Profile Biography: Graduated from Keio University Faculty of Business and Commerce, and completed the master's program and the doctoral program at the same graduate school of business and commerce. Ph.D. (Business and Commerce). I worked for KPMG AZSA LLC and am in charge of accounting audits. And, after working as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Businee and Commerce, Keio University, I have been in my current position since 2017 (associate professor since 2022). Director of the Academy of Management Philosophy.
Research Field(Keyword & Summary)
  1. (1)Strategic management

  2. (2)Organizationl economics

  3. (3)Corporate governance

    Try to solve a wide range of problems related to business management such as firm's boundaries, corporate governance and building sustainable competitive advantage based on organizational ecnomics and dynamic capabilities framework(DCF). Especially, focuses on how firms change and adapt in a rapid changing business environment like modern economy: redefining firm's boundaries, corporate governance system that encourages the firm to change, and renewal and retention of competitive advantage. The types of research include not only empirical research related to these theme, but also theoretical research on organizational economics and DCF.

Representative Papers
  1. (1)Proposing the Hierarchical Behavioral Principle of Firms in Dynamic Capabilities Framework: Low-order “Profit Maximization“ and High-order “Profit-Ensuring”, Strategic Management Review, (21): 3-16, 2022. (in Japanese)
  2. (2)Toward the Building of a General Theory of Setting the Vertical Boundaries of Firms, Management Development, 25(1): 63-76, 2022. (in Japanese)
  3. (3)Self-Expansion or Internalization as the Two Processes of Vertical Integration: What Informs the Decision?, Economies, 9(4): 197, 2021.
  4. (4)Dynamic-Capabilities Based Corporate Governance: On the Role of Directors in Japanese Corporate Governance Code, Journal of Management Philosophy, 18(1): 17-28, 2021. (in Japanese)
  5. (5)Sharing Economy and Urban Life, Chap.2 in Urban Innovation, Asakura Shoten, 2019. (in Japanese)
  6. (6)Dynamic Capablilties Framework and Transaction Cost Economics, Chap.3 in A Dynamic Capabilities based Strategic Management, Chuo Keizai-sha, 2018. (in Japanese)
  7. (7)Competitive Strategy and Vertical Boundary : Transaction Cost Economics Approach, Mita Business Review, 58(2): 169-177, 2015. (in Japanese)
  8. (8)The Effect of Whistle-Blower Protection Law on Corporate Governance: Agency Theoretical Approach, Journal of Management Philosophy, 12(1): 23-36, 2015. (in Japanese)
  9. (9)Rational Failure on Financial Statement Audit: Agency Theoretical Approach, Chap.8 in Rational Failure of the firm (Kigyo no Fujori), Chuo Keizai-sha, 2012. (in Japanese)
  10. (10)Sophisticated Competitive Strategy: Incorporation of Transaction Cost Economics into Competitive Strategy, Mita Business Review, 55(3): 37-57, 2012. (in Japanese)
Award (1)Excellent Paper Award (The Academy of Management Philosophy, 2021)
(2)Research Encouragement Award (The Academy of Management Philosophy, 2012)
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research Support: Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Recruitment of research assistant(s) Yes (1)
Affiliated academic society (Membership type) (1)The Academy of Management Philosophy (Member/ Secretary/ Editorial board member)
(2)Japan Academy of Business Administration (Member)
(3)The Academic Association for Organizational Science (Member)
(4)Japan Society for Coporate Communication Studies (Member)
Education Field (Undergraduate level) Business Management, Strategic Management, Urban Economics, Marketing Research Exercise
Education Field (Graduate level) Advanced Urban Management , Urban Research Method Exercise