Recent Submissions

  • The Changing Dimensions of Japanese Security Issues 

    Piper, W. Stephen (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-08)
    Presentation on post-Cold War security issues and international relations in Japan. Delivered to the Japan Industry and Management of Technology Program (JIMT) at The University of Texas at Austin on August 11, 1999.
  • E-Commerce Japanese Style 

    Katoh, Masanobu (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-09)
    Presentation to the Japan Industry and Management of Technology Program (JIMT) on electronic commerce in Japan, how it is different from e-commerce in the US, and the challenges that foreign companies face entering the ...
  • Chance-Constrained Efficiency Analysis 

    Land, Kenneth C.; Lovell, C. A. Knox; Thore, Sten (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1990-01)
    Data envelopment analysis (DEA) is extended to the case of stochastic inputs and outputs through the use of chance-constrained programming. The chance-constrained envelope envelops a given set of observations "most of the ...
  • Impacts of Deregulation on Performance and Management of the Largest American Transportation Companies 

    Ruefli, Timothy W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1986-01)
    The effects of the past quarter century of deregulation on the transportation industry in the United States are many and varied. Impacts have been felt at the level of the industry as a whole, at the level of mode-based ...
  • A Retrospective and Prospects of the Fifth Generation Computer Project 

    Ishikawa, Akira (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993-09)
    Report on the Fifth Generation Computer Systems (FGCS) project undertaken by the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) in the period 1982-1992. The Fifth Generation Computer was developed using a ...
  • Beware of Historians Bearing False Analogies 

    Rostow, Walter W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1988-03)
    A response to the book "The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers" by Paul Kennedy (1987).
  • The Austin/San Antonio Corridor: The Dynamics of a Developing Technopolis 

    Smilor, Raymond W.; Kozmetsky, George; Gibson, David V. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1987-03)
    Examination of the factors contributing to the development of the Austin/San Antonio corridor as a high-technology center in the years 1945-1986. The paper uses a conceptual framework called the Technopolis Wheel, which ...
  • Transforming Texas and the Nation: Productivity Through Entrepreneurship and Risk-taking 

    Kozmetsky, George; Smilor, Raymond W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1983-09)
    The authors call for the state of Texas to meet 25% of its need for new job creation through technology venturing, which they estimate to be 42,500 jobs per year or 820,000 new jobs over twenty years. In order to achieve ...
  • Korea in the New World Order 

    Rostow, Walter W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1991-04)
    Working paper developed from a lecture presented in Seoul about the role of Korea in the New World Order. Summarizes the historical background of the concept of a New World Order and its evolution after the Gulf War of ...
  • The Internet Age: Japan’s Challenge to E-Business 

    Takagi, Yuji (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000-05-03)
    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.
  • Sustaining The Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas 1988-2012 

    Gibson, David V.; Butler, John Sibley (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013-02)
    Update and elaboration of the 1988 Journal of Business Venturing article "Creating the Technopolis: High-Technology Development in Austin, Texas" which emphasized the role of key influencers, institutions and networks that ...
  • The Internet Age: Japan’s Challenge to E-Business 

    Takagi, Yuji (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000-05-03)
    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.
  • Japanese Style Networks and Innovations in High-Technology Firms in Texas 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (IC² Institute, 1997-11)
    Discusses U.S.-Japanese competitiveness and how it might affect policy and the high-technology industry. Describes Japanese knowledge and spatial networks with a focus on their contribution to innovations. Discusses ...
  • Japanese Multimedia Industry Update 

    Sytles, Chris (IC² Institute, 1996-02)
    Discusses a new trend among Japan’s giant electronics and telecommunications companies and ministries: a concerted effort to develop a multimedia society like the one growing in the U.S. Describes efforts by Japanese ...
  • The Politics of Sustainable Development in Japan 

    Park, Jacob (IC² Institute, 1999-01-28)
    Discusses three important questions and issues regarding Japan’s role in global environmental affairs: how the environmental movement has evolved in Japan; what the country’s major environmental policy challenges are on ...
  • The Fallacy of Micro Foundation and Micro Fluctuations 

    Chen, Ping (IC² Institute, 1999-02)
    Argues that there is no micro foundation for microeconomic fluctuations, or business cycles, based on the law of large numbers in probability theory and statistical mechanics. Discusses the Lucas model of rational expectations ...
  • Japanese Banking Reform: Will It Be In Time? 

    Sazanami, Yoko (IC² Institute, 1998-11-05)
    Discusses, as an interim report by an academic involved in the emergency policy package to stabilize the Japanese financial system, the objective of the capital injection to 21 banks in March 1998, the merger package and ...
  • Marketing’s War on Japanese Culture Memory 

    Lamont, Douglas (IC² Institute, 1998-10-08)
    Describes research showing how American brands come to dominate similar market segments in developed and emerging countries. Discusses recent evidence suggesting that product standardization and promotion adaptation, rather ...
  • Zero TimeTM: A Conceptual Architecture for 21st Century Enterprises 

    Yeh, Raymond T.; Pearlson, Keri (IC² Institute, 1998-05-30)
    Discusses Zero Time, or manipulating time as an independent variable, as critical to any enterprise’s success in the 21st Century. Discusses five disciplines of a Zero Time organization (customer value driven, knowledgization, ...
  • International Human Resource Management in Japanese Multinationals 

    Bird, Allan (IC² Institute, 1999-07-21)
    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 ...

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