In this session of Shorenstein APARC Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows Research Presentations, the following will be presented:
Soichi Yushina, "The Role of Intellectual Property in the Innovation System"
Some Japanese working in the intellectual property field believe that in Silicon Valley (1) worker mobility is very fast and (2) trade secret is not protected sufficiently. Yushina’s research will try to answer if this is true or a myth?
Xuteng Hu, "Corporate Governance of China's Overseas Listed State-Controlled Companies"
Corporate governance is always the most complicated and difficult issue in both theoretical research and practical management of modern companies in the world. Corporate governance has become a hot issue in economic community, especially after Enron's bankruptcy. Hu's research focuses on the corporate governance of these companies and their operation, taking into account the rules on their relationship with parent companies, appointment of executives, formation of board of directors and supervisor board, information disclosure, and protection of medium and small investors' interests.
Noriaki Komori, "Key Success Factors for Online Commerce"
Amazon.com is the largest pure-online commerce company. In researching what the key success factors are, Komori describes their customer centric culture and technology to develop their system.