HELLER Daniel Arturo

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HELLER Daniel Arturo
Yokohama National University
Graduate School of International Social Sciences International Social Sciences Section
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2015
Professor, GraduateSchool of International Social Sciences, Yokohama National University
Sep 2008
May 2009
Center for Technology, Policy, and Industrial Development, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Visiting Scientist
Sep 2008
May 2009
Harvard Business School, Visiting Scholar
Apr 2003
Mar 2005
Shinshu University, Faculty of Economics (Lecturer)


Business Administration, Graduate School, Division of Economics, The University of Tokyo
Graduate School, Division of Economics, The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

When NOT to Learn: Misguided Teaching in the DCX-MMC Strategic Alliance (Part I)
Heller Daniel,
Yokohama Business Review   37(1) 55-72   Jun 2016
SERVIENTREGA S.A.: Managerial insights delivered direct from Colombia
Heller, Daniel Arturo and Castro, Guido Angello
Yokohama Journal of Social Sciences   20(1/2) 53-64   Aug 2015
The Fujitsu Marketing In-house Business School: An Example of Industry-Academia Cooperation
Daniel Arturo Heller and Kentaro Iijima
Yokohama Business Review   35(3) 95-100   Dec 2014
The Second Automobile Revolution: Trajectories of the world carmakers in the 21st Century (Edited by Freyssenet, M.) (Ch7: The Rebirth of Mazda Under Ford's Shadow)
D. Heller
Palgrave Macmilan   129-140   May 2009   [Refereed][Invited]
Mutual Learning to Increase Value: M&As in the Auto Industry
(9) 283-305   Jun 2007   [Refereed][Invited]


Strategic Upgrading of an Overseas Subsidiary through Export Promotion Activities: The Case of Kuozui Motor
Mihai Marinov, Shinya Orihashi, Yumi Kato, Daniel Heller
International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management   17(4) 369–384   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Heller, Daniel, Marinov, Mihail, and Kato, Yumi
International Journal of Management and Business   6(1) 52-60   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
The benefits and constraints of temporary sourcing diversification in supply chain disruption and recovery
Whitney, D.E., J. Luo, D. Heller
Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management,   20(4) 238-250   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Exploring the 4I framework of organisational learning in product development: Value stream mapping as a facilitator
Schulze, A., P. Schmitt, M. Heinzen, P. Mayrl, D. Heller, R. Boutellier
International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing   26(12) 1136-1150   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Manufacturing Engineering in Europe and Japan: A Preliminary Comparative Case Study of Two Automotive Component Suppliers
Mihail Marinov,Heller Daniel
Journal of Innovation Management (Shinshu University)   8 13-31   Mar 2013   [Refereed]

Books etc

Japan: You're the Leader? The Long-Term Relationship Approach to Japanese Leadership (Co-authored with Yasuhiro Hattori). Chapter 12 in Global Leadership Perspectives: Insights and Analysis, Edited by Simon Western and Éric-Jean Garcia, Sage Publications
Yasuhiro Hattori, Daniel Heller (Part:Joint Work)
Sage Publications   Apr 2018   
Lessons for On-the-Spot Recovery: Riken and the 2007 Chuetsu Offshore Earthquake. Chapter 4 in Industries and Disasters: Building Robust and Competitive Supply Chains, Edited by Takahiro Fujimoto and Daniel Heller
HELLER Daniel Arturo
Nova Science   Dec 2017   
Daniel Heller, Takahiro Fujimoto (Part:Joint Editor)
Nova Science   Dec 2017   ISBN:9781536129
Monozukuri Management: Driver of sustained competitiveness in the Japanese auto industry, Chapter 6 in Japanese Management in Evolution: New Directions, Breaks, and Emerging Practices, Edited by Tsutomu Nakano, Routledge
Daniel Heller, Takahiro Fujimoto (Part:Joint Work, Ch6: Monozukuri Management: Driver of sustained competitiveness in the Japanese auto industry)
Routledge   Jul 2017   ISBN:9781138673366
Can both competitiveness and profitability be sustained? An analysis of the long-term performance of Japanese automakers
Daniel A. Heller, Yumi Kato, Mihail Marinov (Part:Joint Work)
Innovation Research and Support Center, Shinshu University   Oct 2013   ISBN:978-4-9905365

Conference Activities & Talks

Market and Financial Competitiveness of Japanese Automakers (1980-2014)
Marinov, M., Kato, Y., Natsumi, S.
24th International Colloquium of GERPISA   1 Jun 2016   
The process and result of organizational capability building at a lower tier automotive supplier: A case study of transferring the Toyota Philosophy
[HELLER, Daniel Arturo][Kato, Yumi]
Industry Studies Association Conference   26 May 2014   
Supply Chain Disruption Risk and Recovery:Temporary Diversification and Its Limits
5th International Supply Chain Management Symposium and Workshop   10 Mar 2012   
Trends in multi-layered performance of Japanese OEMs: Can excellence be obtained in both operational and financial performance?
9 Sep 2011   
Life as a Professor II: Organizational Issues
Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management   13 Aug 2011   

Research Grants & Projects

Empirical Research on the Role of the Sales Outlet in Monozukuri Management
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Heller, Daniel