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Dr Maki Umemura

Dr Maki Umemura

Senior Lecturer in International Business

Cardiff Business School

Email
umemuram@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)2920 875 484
Campuses
Q05, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

Qualifications

  • London School of Economics and Political Science, PhD, Economic History
  • Yale University, BA, History

Additional activities

  • Expert, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
  • Journal Referee, Business History, Economic History Review, Strategic Management Journal
  • Visiting Fellow (2013-2015), Department of Political Economy, Kings College London
  • Visiting Researcher (2015-2016), Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales (France)
  • External Examiner (2017- ), York Management School; (2018- ) Royal Holloway, University of London

Editorial work

  • Editor, H-Business Listserv (2008-2019)
  • Editorial board member, Revue d'histoire de l'énergie (2018- ), Business History (2020- )

Honours and awards

Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Professional memberships

Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)

European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS)

Academy of Management (AOM)

Association of Business Historians (ABH)

Committees and reviewing

Research Committee

2020

2019

2018

2017

2013

2012

2011

2010

Teaching commitments

  • International Business (executive MBA)
  • Asian Management Systems (final year undergraduate)
  • Asian Business Systems (MSc)
  • International Management, MBA supervision

Primary research interests

  • Evolution of frontier industries (ex. biomedicine, renewable energy) in East Asia
  • Role of expectations in shaping technological development
  • Market categories

PhD supervision research interests

  • Evolution of frontier industries in East Asia
  • Innovation in East Asian firms
  • Market categories

Research projects

Maki has lead the following projects

  • Building innovative competences through public innovation policy: technological frontiers in biomedicine and renewable energy

1 May 2015 to 30 September 2016
Sponsored by the Michelin Fellowship
Led by Dr Maki Umemura
Award type: Research

  • Innovative capacities of R& D in the regenerative medicine industry in Japan and the UK through case studies of therapeutic developments, such as in stem cell therapy

1 January 2014 to 30 March 2015
Sponsored by The Great Britian Sasakawa Foundation
Led by Dr Maki Umemura
Award type: Research

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