• Beyond Beijing: The Course of Women’s Struggle for Equal Opportunity in Japan 

    Naff, Clayton (IC² Institute, 2012-11-03)
    Discusses the opportunity for change in Japan towards a more gender-equitable system. Describes the role of women in Japan’s industrialization and development of its peculiar management system. Discusses the legal, corporate ...
  • Building and Creating the Future of the South: Breakthrough Partnerships for the 21st Century 

    Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    In a presentation to the Southern Growth Policy Board’s 1997 Conference on the Future of the South, argues that partnership, including Public Private Partnerships, for the 21st century needs to be about winning combinations. ...
  • Committed Costs vs. Uncertainty in New Product Development 

    Phillips, Fred Y.; Srivastava, R. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Discusses the nature of committed and determined costs in a new product development project, and quantifies their relationship to project uncertainty. Introduces the concept of product, process, schedule and market (PPSM) ...
  • Doing Business with a High-Tech Focus in Japan, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan 

    Cong, Dachang (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Introduces the economic conditions and high-tech research and development scenarios in post-crisis Asia. Explores challenges and opportunities for American high tech industries. Discusses issues related to doing business ...
  • Estimation of the Time Path of the Supply Price of an Exhaustible Resource: The Case of Oil and Natural Gas 

    Thore, Sten; Sinha, Kingshuk K. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Explores the interplay of geopolitical, economic, geological and operational factors that may disrupt the gradual upwards shift of the supply price of non-replenishable resources, specifically oil and natural gas. Describes ...
  • The Fallacy of Micro Foundation and Micro Fluctuations 

    Chen, Ping (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    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 ...
  • Future Business in Japan: Opportunities or Threats? 

    Krueger, Stanley P. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Describes the current state of Japan with an eye on the signs that show where the country is going, and how it may affect foreign businesses. Examines one established industry, aerospace, and one new industry, environmental, ...
  • Generational Road Maps: Political, Economic, Scientific? 

    Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    In a commencement address to the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, describes the current lack of clear-cut generally acceptable road maps, formal or ...
  • How Visual Images Help Run Japanese Factories 

    Miller, Dr. Steven (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Discusses management and technical staff’s extensive use of visual images in the control system of Japanese factories to structure information so that everyone may understand the plan, execute it, identify errors and solve ...
  • International Human Resource Management in Japanese Multinationals 

    Bird, Allan (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    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 ...
  • The Internet Age: Japan’s Challenge to E-Business 

    Takagi, Yuji (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013-04-09)
    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.
  • The Internet Age: Japan’s Challenge to E-Business 

    Takagi, Yuji (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-12-08)
    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.
  • Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Japan? 

    Kubarych, Roger M. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Explores Japan’s economic predicament and prospects for eventual recovery. Describes the origins of Japan’s economic issues and draws contrasts between Japan and America/Europe in terms of human resources, finance and ...
  • Japan and a New International Security Paradigm 

    DiFilippo, Anthony (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Argues that Japan has the potential to be recognized as a post-Cold War superpower, but has not been able to do so because of a lack of military/nuclear power and its alignment with the U.S. Discusses two security options, ...
  • Japanese Banking Reform: Will It Be In Time? 

    Sazanami, Yoko (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    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 ...
  • Japanese Entrepreneurship and Opportunities for Partnering 

    Nishiyama, Hidehiko (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    As part of the Japan Industry and Management of Technology (JIMT) Speaker Series, discusses the importance of entrepreneurship and new technologies in securing Japan’s full economic recovery from the current economic slump. ...
  • Japanese Multimedia Industry Update 

    Sytles, Chris (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    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 ...
  • Japanese Style Networks and Innovations in High-Technology Firms in Texas 

    Echeverri-Carroll, Elsie L. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-07)
    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 ...
  • Japan’s Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Initiative and the Politics of International Technology Collaboration 

    Corning, Gregory P. (IC² Institute, 2012-11-04)
    Discusses Japan’s Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS) initiative, an international research program in manufacturing technology with the goal of developing a next-generation production system to maximize efficiency ...
  • Korea in the New World Order 

    Rostow, Walter W. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-12-08)
    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 ...