Past theses

These are a sample of DBA theses written by some of the DBA graduates of Hitotsubashi ICS.

Date of Completion Name Title
2020 Ryukichi Miyabayashi The Impact of National Culture on Organisational Identity and Global Management: A Comparative Analysis of Mission Statements by Country
2020 Asuka Takaoka A mixed methods analysis of root causes of corporate frauds in Japan: board composition and internal power factors
2019 Yosh Ishikawa Choice between Abstract Hedonic and Concrete Utilitarian Goods
2018 Daiki Tanaka How Can Talent Development be Accelerated?: Development of Competencies through Challenging Experiences in the Job
2018 Aki Katsumura The Influence of Work Satisfaction and Interdependent Self-Construal on Spontaneous Cooperative Behavior
2017.8.26 David Ferguson ”Behind the Table” in Negotiation: Behaviors and Functions of Effective External Leaders
2015.8.29 Jusuke Ikegami Headquarters-subsidiary perception gaps regarding subsidiary roles: The impact on subsidiary performance and expatriates’ moderation role
2014.8.30 Hitoshi Tsuboi The Role of Outside Directors in Improving Japanese Corporate Governance
2013.8.31 Mistumasu Akira Control and Coordination of Functional Subsidiaries in Japanese Corporate Groups
2012.8.25 Ko Unoki GLOBAL EMPIRES AND M&A
2011.8.26 Levenson, David Nathan The Seven Critical Success Factors for American Companies in Japan
2011.8.26 Satoko Suzuki Diffusion of Self-Gift Consumer Behavior in Interdependent Cultures: The Case of Self-Reward Consumption Practice in Japan
2011.8.26 Giles Adam Kassab What’s Your Story! Organization as a Good Movie Well Made
2011.8.26 Ayano Hirose A Knowledge-Creating City: The Case of Mitaka City
2011.3.23 Osamu Tsukada Challenge of Cross-Border Mobilization of “Sticky Knowledge”: The Toyota Way
2010.8.26 Timothy James Clark Cultural Coloring Exploring How National Origin Affects the International Portability of Business Models
2010.3.23 John Kyle Dorton The ‘Moon Shots’ of 21st Century Talent Comparative Corporate Training and Leadership Development at General Electricand Toyota
2008.9.29 Hideki Kawada OK Baji as an exemplar of phronetic leadership
2006.3.28 Mamoru Gary Okamoto Development and Application of Profitability Indices
2006.3.28 Mamoru Okamoto Development and Application of Profitability Indices