Name / Position

SHINTAKU, Junjiro / Professor


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Curriculum Vitae


Research Field

Corporate Strategy

Research Theme

(1) development process of strategic schema and its impact on corporate diversification through the case study of Sharp Corp.
(2) analytical framework for the de-facto standard and the competitive behavior in the transition period of standard in the video game industry.
(3) competitive strategies of the video game software companies.


Books and Monographs - 2000-

  • Economic Analysis on Game Industry (in Japanese), Toyo Keizai Shimpo-sha, 2003 (with Tatsuo Tanaka and Noriyuki Yanagawa)
  • Electronic Society and Market Economy (in Japanese), Shinsei-sha, 2002 (with Masahiro Okuno-Fujiwara and Akimichi Takemura)
  • Dynamism of Competitive Strategies (in Japanese), Nihon Keizai Shimbunsha, 2001 (with Shigeru Asaba) (in Japanese)
  • Essence of De-facto Standard (in Japanese), Yuhikaku, 2000 (with Yoshinobu Konomi and Takashi Shibata)
  • Competition among Japanese Firms (in Japanese), Yuhikaku, 2000 (with Masaru Udagawa and Takeo Kikkawa)

Articles - 1995-

  • “Formation of Resource-Based View,” (in Japanese) Akamon Management Review, 1(9), pp.687-704, 2002 (with Nobuo Takahashi)
  • “Competitive Strategies on De-facto Standard,” (in Japanese) Akamon Management Review, 1(2), pp.133-158, 2002 (with Shigeru Asaba)
  • “Organization and Performance in Game Software Industry,” (in Japanese) in Masahiro Okuno-Fujiwara and Nobuo Ikeda ed., Information and Transformation of Economic System, Chapter 9, Toyo Keizai Shimpo-sha, 2001 (with Tatsuo Tanaka)
  • “An Questionnaire Survey on Japanese Home Video-Game Companies -Three Organizational Patterns in Product Strategy, Product Development and Human Resource Management-,” (in Japanese) Discussion Paper No. 47, Information Technology and the Market Economy, The Project of the JSPS Research for the Future Program, March, 2000 (with Fumihiko Ikuine and Tatsuo Tanaka)
  • “Competitive Strategies in High Technology Industries,” (in Japanese) De-facto Standard-The Change of Competitive Strategies, Management Trend Special Issue, No. 2, July, 1999
  • “A Comparison of Development Strategies in Video Game Software -Internal Development Strategy and External Development Strategy-,” (in Japanese) Discussion Paper CIRJE-J-11, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo, March, 1999 (with Fumihiko Ikuine and Tatsuo Tanaka)
  • “Adaptive Behaviors to Technological Change: A Comparative Study of Seiko and Watchmakers in Swiss,” (in Japanese) Hirotaka Takeuchi et. al., Marketing Innovations vol. 2: Product Development Innovation, Yuhikaku, 1999
  • “Diversification and Interactions of Strategic Schema: Multiple Frames of Reference for Strategy Formulation,” (in Japanese) The Journal of Economics, Vol. 64, No.2, July, 1998 (with Hisanaga Amikura)
  • “Product Innovation and Strategic Consistency -Home VTR in Sony-,” (in Japanese) Hiroyuki Itami et. al., Management Behaviors of Japanese Companies Vol. 3: Innovations and Technological Accumulation, Yuhikaku, 1998 (with Yasuo Sugiyama)
  • “Process of Organizational Capabilities Development: Strategic Schema and Competitive Advantages in the Electronic Calculator Industry,” Sophia Economic Review, Vol. 43, No.1, December, 1997 (with Hisanaga Amikura)
  • “Competitive Strategies for the Transition of De-facto Standard,” (in Japanese) Taura Giho, Vol. 31, 1997
  • “Competitiveness of Japanese Companies,” (in Japanese) Nihon Keizai Jiten, Chapter 10-5, Nihon Keizai Shimbunsha, 1996
  • “Competitive Strategies on Product Evolution: Benefit and Limitations of Frequent Model Change and Product Varieties,” (in Japanese) R&D Management, Vol. 5, No. 2, February, 1995
  • “Adaptation of Japanese Firms to Radical Innovations,” (in Japanese) Adaptive Behavior of Japanese Firms, Nihon Keizai Shimbunsha, 1995

Books and Monographs - Selected Publications prior to 1995

  • Competitive Strategies of Japanese Firms - De-Maturity and Competitive Behavior in Matured Industries (in Japanese), Yuhikaku, 1994

Articles - Selected Publications prior to 1995

  • “Competitive Strategy,” (in Japanese) Motokichi Inaba et. al., Introduction of Modern Business Administration, Chapter 4, Dobunkan, 1994
  • “Competition as a Dialogue: Re-interpretation of Competitive Behaviors in Electronic Calculator Industry,” (in Japanese) Organizational Science, Vol. 26, No. 2, 1992 (with Tsuyoshi Numagami, Shigeru Asaba and Hisanaga Amikura)
  • “Technological Innovation and Product Evolution: Theoretical Model and Its Applications,” Gakushuin Economic Papers, Vol. 26, No. 3-4, January, 1990
  • “Reorganizing Mature Industry through Technological Innovation: De-Maturity in Watchmaking Industry”, Gakushuin Economic Papers, Vol. 26, No. 2, November, 1989 (with Kotaro Kuwada)
  • “Competitive Analysis on Product Innovations,” (in Japanese) Marketing Science, No. 32,December, 1988 (with Kosuke Ogawa)
  • “Strategy for De-Maturity: A Case of Seiko in Watchmaking Industry,” (in Japanese) Moriaki Tsuchiya ed., Technological Innovation and Strategies, Chapter 9, Nihon Keizai Shimbunsha, July, 1986 (with Kotaro Kuwada)
  • “Competitive Strategies through Technological Innovations: Product Evolution in Performance and Cost Reduction,” (in Japanese) Diamond Harvard Business, Vol. 11, No. 4, July, 1986

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