日本語
Sophia University 
Faculty of Economics 
Department of Management 

Professor 
Yamada Kozo 

 

Other affiliation / position
Sophia University  Graduate School of Economics  Dean of the Graduate School of Economics 

Research background
1991-2001:Strategy and Management System for New Business Development, Okayama University
1998-1999: Visiting Research Fellow, The Centre for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
1998-2000:Management of JASDAQ firms, Okayama University
2000-2008:A Comparative Study on Strategy and Governance in Innovative SMEs in Japan and US, Okayama University, Sophia University
2006- :An International Comparative Study of Industrial Clustering and Management of Technology-based SMEs, Sophia University
2006- :An International Comparative Study of the Pottery Production Center and Entrepreneurship, Sophia University
2011- :An International Comparative Study of Corporate Profitability-building, Sophia University 

Work experience
University of Shizuoka  Lecturer  2002/04/01-2003/03/31 
The Open University of Japan  Visiting Professor  2002/04/01-2003/03/31 
Kobe University  Lecturer  2003/04/01-2003/09/30 
The Open University of Japan  Visiting Professor  2003/04/01-2004/03/31 
The Open University of Japan  Visiting Professor  2004/06/22-2005/03/31 
The Open University of Japan  Visiting Professor  2005/04/01-2006/03/31 
The Open University of Japan  Visiting Professor  2006/04/01-2010/03/31 
Sophia University  Dean of the Faculty of Economics  2009/04/01-2011/03/31 
Graduate School of Economics, Shiga University  Lecturer  2009/04/10-2009/09/30 
The Open University of Japan  Visiting Professor  2010/04/01-2011/03/31 
一般社団法人 中小企業診断協会  試験委員会委員  2010/12/01-2018/03/31 
放送大学  客員教授  2011/04/01-2011/09/30 
Sophia University  Dean of the Faculty of Economics  2013/04/01-2017/03/31 
Graduate School of Economics, Hokkaido University  Lecturer  2016/09/12-2016/09/16 
放送大学学園  客員教授  2018/04/01-2020/03/31 

Academic degrees
Ph.D in Business Administration  Kobe University  2001/10/10 
Master of Business Administration  Kobe University  1988/03/31 
Bachelor of Arts in Economics  Kobe University  1979/03/31 

Current state of research and teaching activities
Key Words
Research:New Business Development, New Venture creation, Business System, Entrepreneurship
Lecture:Business Administration, Business Venturing, Theory and Practice 

Research Areas
Management 

Research keywords
Entrepreneurship 
Business System 
Traditional Industry 
Family Business 
Innovative Small Firms 
Industrial Cluster 
New Business Development 
Corporate Entrepreneur 

Subject of research
陶磁器産地の協働の仕組みと企業家活動に関する国際比較研究  2005-Present  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 
日本企業とスウェーデン企業の収益創造に関する国際比較研究  2011-Present  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 
産業クラスターと企業家活動に関する国際比較研究  2009-Present  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 
Management and Policy in Innovative SMEs  2006-Present  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 
Strategy and Organization of New Business Development  1990-Present 
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Proposed theme of joint or funded research
伝統産業の産地の存続と企業家活動に関する実証研究  Wish to undertake joint research with industry and other organizations including private sector. 
Research on Governauce and Strategy in Innovative SMES  Joint research with other research organizations such as universities. 
A Study on Management System of New Business Development  Wish to undertake joint research with industry and other organizations including private sector. 
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Research Projects (Competitive Research Funds)
伝統工芸産業産地の地域革新と企業家活動の研究:先駆的組織間協働の事例を中心として  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)  2016/04/01-2019/03/31 
科学技術政策と産業クラスターの存続に関する国際比較研究:企業家再生産と産官学連携  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)  2013-2016 
科学技術政策とイノベーションの制度化に関する国際比較研究  Donation  学術研究振興資金  2012-2012 
Comparative Study of Biotechnology Clustering and Entrepreneurship  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)  2009-2011 
革新的中小企業の経営と支援に関する国際比較研究  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)  2006-2008 
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Bibliography
Business System and Entrepreneurship in the Traditional Pottery Production Center  Kozo Yamada  Yuhikaku  2013/07/05 
The Strategy and Organization of New Business Development: An Analysis of Constructing Prototypes and Changing Domain  YAMADA KOZO  Hakutou Syobou  2000/05/06 
『経営学概論』(放送大学教材,1730088-1-1811)  山田幸三  放送大学教育振興会  2018/03/20 
The 1st step to Entrepreneurship  Kozo Yamada, Yoshihiro Eshima  碩学舎  2017/04/15 
Japanese Business Systems in Managing Transaction Relationships  Tadao Kagono, Kozo Yamada  Yuhikaku  2016/11/20 
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Papers
The Appealing Power and Ripple Effect in Entrepreneurial Research  Kozo YAMADA  Organizational Science  組織学会  2019/06 
Family Business Entrepreneurship and Unwritten Rules in Region  Kozo Yamada  VENTURE REVIEW  The Japan Academic Society for Ventures and Entrepreneurs  2018/09 
Self-renewal of the Production Center and Entrepreneurship: A Study of Arita Porcelain Production Center  Kozo Yamada  Entrepreneurial Studies  Forum for Entrepreneurial Studies  2018/07 
Impact of Entrepreneurial Orientation: Longitudinal Analysis of Small Technology Firms in Japan  YAMADA KOZO, Yoshihiro Eshima  Academy of Management Proceedings(Best Paper Proceedings of the 2009 Academy of Management Annual Meeting)  Academy of Management  2017/11/30 
Innovative Management of the “the Pure Blood Type” Small and Medium-Sized Family Companies: Comparative analysis on the strategies and the activities of the top management of the founder and the successor  Kozo Yamada, Yoshihiro Eshima, Hidekazu Sone  Journal of the Japan Academy of Family Business  The Japan Academy of Family Business  2015/09 
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Research presentations
Self-renewal of the Traditional Production Center and Entrepreneurship  Tradition and Innovation of the Production Center in Japan: Symposium of International Graduate Program in Japanese Studies  2019/03/27 
Survival of Production Center and Entrepreneurship: A Case of Arita Porcelain Production Center  The 2018 Forum for Entrepreneurial Studies Annual Meeting  2018/07/21 
Survival of the Porcelain Production Center and Entrepreneurship  組織学会2018年度研究発表大会  2018/06/09 
地域経済と中小企業  企業家研究フォーラム2017年度冬季部会大会  2017/12/16 
日本ベンチャー学会の研究活動と研究推進体制に関する現状・課題・問題提起  日本ベンチャー学会第20回全国大会  2017/12/03 
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Prizes
Best Paper Award, Entrepreneurship Division, the 2009 Academy of Management Meeting  2009/08 
Management Science Book Award  2001/01 
商工総合研究所中小企業研究奨励賞本賞  2000/02 
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Others
創業・ベンチャー国民フォーラム調査委員会平成15年度調査報告書『高度技術ベンチャーの現状と新たな支援』 2003 
中国産業活性化センター『中国地域企業多角化戦略可能性調査報告書』 1994-1995 
岡山経済同友会『岡山県下の企業経営に関する研究調査報告書』 1999-2000 
関西生産性本部第7回経営実態調査報告書『変貌する日本企業の組織・人事制度と戦略』 1995-1996 
関西生産性本部第8回経営実態調査報告書『次代の経営モデルを懸命に模索する日本企業』 2000-2001 
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Teaching achievements
放送大学での全国的規模の授業  2018/04/01-Present 
4大学合同ゼミナール研究報告会  2017/12/09-2017/12/09 
4大学合同ゼミナール研究報告会  2016/12/17-2016/12/17 
レポート・論文の書き方の指導  2003/04/01-Present 
情報化の推進  2003/04/01-Present 
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Textbooks and teaching materials
百田陶園:新世代の有田焼  2018/12/19 
経営学概論  2018/03/20 
The 1st step to Entrepreneurship  2017/04/15 
今右衛門窯  2014/05/11 
今右衛門陶舗  2014/03/10 
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Social activities
NHK福岡放送局制作総合テレビ(九州沖縄地方)、特報フロンティア「伝統産業は生き残れるか 有田焼400年目の挑戦」コメンテータ  2016/02/19-2016/02/21 
NHK佐賀放送局制作総合テレビ(佐賀県域)、佐賀イズム「伝統産業は存続できるか 創業400年有田焼の新戦略」コメンテータ  2016/01/15-2016/01/17 
日本経済新聞社「交遊抄:有田の秘密」  2015/11/02-2015/11/02 
企業家研究フォーラム会長  2018/07/21-Present 
組織学会学会賞担当評議員  2017/09/01-Present 
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Memberships of academic societies
企業家研究フォーラム  2002/12-Present 
日本ベンチャー学会  1999/01-Present 
組織学会  1988/06-Present 
ファミリービジネス学会  2008/09-Present 
日本経営学会  1988/10-Present 
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Committee Career
朝日生命保険相互会社  総代候補者選考委員  2013/07/02-2015/03/31 
朝日生命保険相互会社  総代候補者選考委員  2011/07/05-2013/03/31 
日本学術振興会  特別研究員等審査会専門委員  2009/08/01-2010/07/31 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  21世紀COEプログラム委員会評価部会専門委員  2006/01/25-2006/12/31 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  21世紀COEプログラム委員会専門委員  2004/04/08-2004/12/31 
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