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Faculty of Economics and Business, Hokkaido University

Management Analysis



Business Strategy
D.B.A. (Hokkaido Univ.)

石井 利昌 准教授

ISHII, Toshimasa

Operations Research
Ph. D. (Kyoto Univ.)

My research interests include operations research, algorithms, combinatorial optimization, and their applications.

IWATA, Satoshi

Corporate Behavior
D.B.A.(Hokkaido Univ.)

I am overwhelmed by the diversity of graduate students, but I will try to educate them with flexibility and patience.


MATSUO, Makoto

Nonprofit Management
Ph. D. (Lancaster Univ.)

I am interested in professional development and experiential learning process.

OKADA, Miyako

International Management
D.B.A. (Kobe Univ).

My research interest focuses on analyzing business-systems of Japanese entertainment industry, in particular, comics, animations, and products featuring characters, originated from comics and animations. To analyze the subject, my approach is to interview people who relate to this industry.


D.B.A. (Hokkaido Univ.)

I research retail marketing. Are you interested in retail marketing of Japan? Do not you study at this university if you are interested?

Associate Professors

ABE, Tomokazu

Organizational Innovation

Ph.D. (Hitotsubashi Univ.)

My research interests focus on workplace design for facilitating knowledge sharing, management strategy of coworking spaces, and business model innovation.

TANAKA, Yoshihiro

Applied Mathematics
D.Eng. (Kyoto Univ.)

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

UDA, Tadashi

D.B.A. (Kobe Univ.)

Associate Prof of Entrepreneurship; Interested in career, entrepreneur, creator, networking, project-based organization, creative industry and urban sociology