Globalization of Japanese and Asian Companies

Course Objectives

In this course, while deepening their understanding of general global strategy, students will learn the factors to consider when Japanese and other Asian companies globalize. Students will also deepen their understanding of the differences that arise between countries and industrial cycles based on the uniqueness and cultures of Japan and the rest of Asia. By the end of the course, students will also consider what makes a global strategy befitting companies from the Asia region as well as the social significance for companies aiming for globalize.

Course Details

Programs: Full-time MBA, Part-time & Online MBA
Discipline: Global/Asia/Japan
Course Level: Specialized Course
Required/Elective Course: Elective Course
Number of Credits: 1.5
Report: Day 4
Hours Per Class: 3 hours
Class Capacity: 35

 

Recommended Preliminary Courses

-Critical Thinking
-Strategy
-Marketing 
-Accounting I

 

Theme/Reading Materials

Day 1
Session A
THEMEGlobal Competition between Japanese Companies and U.S. Companies
CASE・Caterpillar Tractor Co.
Session B
THEMEGlobal Competition between Japanese Companies and U.S. Companies (Continued)
CASE・ Komatsu: The Rise of a Service-Dominant Logic
 
Day 2
Session A
THEMECompetitive Advantage in Global Management
CASE・ Philips vs. Matsushita: The Competitive Battle Continues
Session B
THEMECompetitive Advantage in Global Management (Continued)
CASE・ Samsung Electronics
 
Day 3
Session A
THEMEGlobalization in the Service Industry
CASE・ Ryohin Keikaku
Session B
THEMEGlobalization in the Service Industry (Continued)
CASE・ Uber vs. Didi: The Race for China's Ride-hailing Market
 
Day 4
Session A
THEMEGlobalization Strategy for Start-ups
CASE・ Huawei, A Silent Chinese Telecom Multinational
・ Huawei: How Can We Lead the Way?
Session B
THEMEGlobalization Strategy for Start-ups (Continued)
CASE・ Huawei, A Silent Chinese Telecom Multinational
・ Huawei: How Can We Lead the Way?
 
Day 5
Session A
THEMEGlobalization Strategy in Times of Change or the Early Days of a Nation or Industry
CASE・Yataro Iwasaki: Founding Mitsubishi (A)
・Yataro Iwasaki: Founding Mitsubishi (B)
Session B
THEMEGlobalization Strategy in Times of Change or the Early Days of a Nation or Industry (Continued)
CASE・ Tencent
 
Day 6
Session A
THEMEFuture Challenges in Globalization
CASE・ Tolaram: Innovating in Africa
Session B
THEMEFuture Challenges in Globalization (Continued)
CASE・Toyota: The Accelerator Crisis

Faculty

Tomoya Nakamura
Tomoya Nakamura
Global/Asia/Japan, Management Philosophy, Specialization
COURSES:
Corporate Philosophy and Social Values
Entrepreneurial Leadership
Globalization of Japanese and Asian Companies
Japanese Management: New Systems, Lasting Values
Keiei Dojo
Research Project
Philip Jones
Philip Jones
Global/Asia/Japan, Innovation
COURSES:
Business Transformation through Innovation
Globalization of Asian and Japanese Companies
Strategic Reorganization
Global Perspectives
Mahendra Singh
Mahendra Singh
Marketing and Strategy, Technovate
COURSES:
Strategy
Operation Strategy
Technovate Thinking
Technovate Strategy
Globalization of Japanese and Asian Companies
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