Ito Chiaki

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Ito Chiaki
Kyoto University

Research Areas


Awards & Honors

Dec 2016
What causes entrepreneurial failure?: The sensemaking process of business failure and its outcome, Tadao Kiyonari Award, The Japan Academic Society for Ventures and Entrepreneurs
Winner: Chiaki Ito

Published Papers

Chiaki Ito
Organizational Science   51(3) 98-108   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
This article examines start-up founders' reflections on their theory-in-use and their makings on management philosophy to elucidate an entrepreneurs' learning processes and outcomes through case analysis, based on empirical data obtained through a...
Chiaki Ito, Satoshi Ajiro, Jin-ichiro Yamada, Yoshihiro Eshima
Venture Review   (27) 15-29   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
This article is an exploratory single-case study that aims to clarify the sensemaking process of business failure by a entrepreneur. The article focuses on the retelling of reflective dialogue and the update of schema to explain business failure o...


Entrepreneurial orientation
Chiaki Ito
Venture Review   (32) 43-44   Sep 2018   [Invited]
You ought to be original
Chiaki Ito
Organizational Science   51(3) 111-111   Mar 2018   [Invited]
Ito Chiaki
Proceedings (National Conferences of The Society of Project Management)   2011(0) 237-242   2011
The purpose of this paper is to observe Business Scenario Writing as a technique for a business conversion project. A business conversion project has three key features. First, the project is needed at a span of time in an ultra long term. Second,...
Chiaki Ito
Journal of Innovation Management   (7) 91-106   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Ito Chiaki
Proceedings (National Conferences of The Society of Project Management)   2010(0) 353-358   2010
The purpose of this presentation is to determine the future direction of project studies through a literary review of recent Japanese academic journals, namely, Journal of the Society of Project Management, Organizational Science, Journal of Busin...

Conference Activities & Talks

An Introduction to Entrepreneurial Epistemology: The Dynamics of Crisis, Resilience and Transition
Chiaki Ito, Yoku Date
IIR Summer School 2018   26 Aug 2018   Hitotsubashi University Institute of Innovation Research
Development of dialogue recording method for entrepreneurial experiences
Chiaki Ito
27 Oct 2012