Information Technology

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Modern Management and the Demand for Technical Skill

November 2018

This paper examines the relationship between modern management practices and the demand for different occupational skills utilizing a unique context in South Korea after the Asian financial crisis....

Information Technology in the Property Market

September 2018

Information technology is increasingly being utilized in the property market.

Japan Decides 2017: The Japanese General Election (Book Chapter)

May 2018

This third volume in the Japan Decides series remains the premier venue for scholarly research on Japanese elections.

Reinventing Japan: New Directions in Global Leadership (Book Chapter)

March 2018

Highly readable yet deeply researched, this book serves as an essential guide to the many ways in which Japan has risen to become one of the world's most creative and innovative societies.•...

Abenomics and Japan's Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Is the Third Arrow Pointed in the Right Direction for Global Competition in the Digital Era of Silicon Valley?

March 2018

Given that much of the global leadership in value creation over the past couple of decades has been driven by the Silicon Valley model – not only a geographic region but a distinct ecosystem of...

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Japan: Why Japan (Still) Matters for Global Competition

April 2017

Through the 1980s, Japan was significant in global competition largely by shaping global technological trajectories, transforming major global industries, and contributing to fundamental...

Cloud Computing: From Scarcity to Abundance

February 2015

Cloud computing is a revolution in computing architecture, transforming not only the “where” (location) of computing, but also the “how” (the manner in which software is produced and the tools...

The Politics of Commoditization in Global ICT Industries: A Political Economy Explanation of the Rise of Apple, Google, and Industry Disruptors

February 2015

The global Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) industry has experienced a rapid, radical reorganization of industry leaders and business models—most recently in mobile.

Public Private Interplay for Next Generation Access Networks: Lessons and Warnings from Japan's Broadband Success

December 2013

This paper contributes to the discussion of how Public Private Interplay (PPI) can be used to foster Next Generation Access (NGA) buildouts in Europe by introducing the experience of Japan.

Japan under the DPJ: The Politics of Transition and Governance

July 2013

The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) came to power in 2009 with a commanding majority, ending fifty years of almost uninterrupted Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) rule.

Industrial Policy Reconsidered in a Digital World

July 2013

In our current era, the advent of digital technologies and accelerating globalization is driving ever-faster commoditization of firms and products.  With rapidly improving Information and...

Services with Everything: The ICT-Enabled Digital Tranformation of Services

March 2013

A fundamental transformation of services is underway, driven by developments in information and communications technology (ICT) tools, the uses to which they are being put, and the networks on...

Knowledge Perspectives of New Product Development: A Comparative Approach

December 2012

New product and service development is the lifeblood of any enterprise.

Leading without Followers: How Politics and Market Dynamics Trapped Innovations in Japan's Domestic Galapagos Telecommunications Sector

June 2011

While globally successful Japanese industries were able to use their domestic market as a springboard into international markets, Japan’s telecommunications sector became decoupled from global...

Diffusing the Cloud: Cloud Computing and Implications for Public Policy

June 2011

Cloud computing is rapidly emerging as the new information technology platform. It is, however, much more than simply a new set of technologies and business models.

Understanding the Expansion and Quality of Engineering Education in India (draft)

December 2010

This is a study of higher education and quality in one of the world's largestdeveloping economies: India.

Service Provision for the Global Economy: The Evolving Indian Experience

March 2009

Since 1995, the offshoring of services to India has rapidly evolved from a curiosity only studied by a few scholars to a phenomenon portending a major shift in the geography of global economic...

Wireless Bound and Unbound: The Politics Shaping Cellular Markets in Japan and South Korea

July 2008

The wireless telecommunications markets of both Japan and South Korea developed rapidly, offering extremely sophisticated and advanced wireless services.

The Curious Life of Clusters

July 2007

Clusters of craftsmen have existed as long as people have lived in substantial settlements— certainly since they have lived in cities.

Lift and Shift: Moving the Back Office to India

January 2003

The recent growth in offshoring business processes is driven by the need for cost savings, but, because of the potential for both the quantity and quality of work that may be done overseas, has...

Telecommunications Reform in India

April 2002

Telecommunications reform in India is complete, according to policymakers there.

Opening Up to the World: India's Pharmaceutical Companies Prepare for 2005

May 2000

In 2005, India will implement new intellectual property (IP) laws that recognize product patents on pharmaceuticals.

Accessing Venture Capital in India

October 1999

A one-day conference organized by Shorenstein APARC brought together 110 distinguished participants from India, the United States, Israel, Taiwan, Europe, and Latin America.

Advancing Intellectual Property Rights: Information Technologies and the Course of Economic Development in China

March 1998

Reprint from NBR Analysis volume 7, number 4.

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Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC