Fonction et institution
Associate professor at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto Japan
Since April 2007Associate Professor at the University of Ritsumeikan, Faculty of Business Administration. He is also since 2005 Research Associates at Manufacturing Management Research Center, the Tokyo University, where he first was research fellow from March 2004 to March 2005. He has also been Senior Assistant Professors at Doshisha University (Kyoto) from April 2005 to March 2007. Presently on a sabbatical leave, he spent one year at Oxford University, before coming to Lyon. He recently co-edited a book with Yveline Lecler and Takahiro Fujimoto entitled Regional innovation dynamics, policy challenges in Europe and Japan which will be issued in November 2011 (World Scientific Publishing).
Dates de séjour à l’IAO/In-residence period
October 2011/March 2012
Objectif/Purpose of stay
During his stay at IAO, Yoshimoto Tetsuo will be working on Innovation in manufacturing industry, comparing the management process of Japanese firms in Europe, mainly in UK and France. He will carry surveys at headquarters and production plants of some enterprises.