Faculty Members with Seminar
KOGA, Kentaro (Kenny)
AffiliationAssociate Professor, Hitotsubashi ICS
Kentaro Koga is an associate professor at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy of Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan, where he teaches accounting courses. Before joining Hitotsubashi University, Professor Koga taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Waseda University. He currently sits on the board of directors of Dentsu Inc. and Resona Bank, Ltd. Professor Koga's research empirically investigates how managers use accounting information to make decisions and motivate employees. In particular, he is interested in the practice of target costing during the product development process, the interrelationship between cost systems and management decisions and the balanced scorecard that initiates strategic innovation. He has studied firms in the camera, electronics, and banking industries. Professor Koga received his Bachelor of Economics from the University of Tokyo, Master of Business Administration from Columbia University, and Doctor of Business Administration from Harvard University. Prior to his graduate studies, he worked as a management consultant at Mitsubishi Research Institute.