KODAMA Mitsuru

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KODAMA Mitsuru
Nihon University
College of Commerce, Department of Business Administration
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Nihon University
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Dr Mitsuru Kodama is Professor of Innovation and Technology Management in the College of Commerce and Graduate School of Business Administration at Nihon University. He has published 15 books in English, such as Collaborative Dynamic Capabilities for Service Innovation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), Sustainable Growth Through Strategic Innovation (Edward Elgar, 2018), Developing Holistic Leadership (Emerald, 2017), Collaborative Innovation (Routledge, 2015), Winning Through Boundaries Innovation (Peter Lang, 2014), Competing Through ICT Capability (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), Knowledge Integration Dynamics (World Scientific, 2011), Boundary Management (Springer, 2009), Project- Based Organization in the Knowledge-Based Society (Imperial College Press, 2007), and articles in several international scholarly journals. Prior to joining the university, he has been working as a Project Leader at NTT and NTT DOCOMO around 20 years. He received 2003 R&D 100 Awards from the R&D Magazine (US).

Research Areas

  • Management / Management / イノベーションと戦略経営、技術経営、知識経営、情報経営

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1985
Mar 2003
NTT 国際調達室、NTT サービス生産企画部、NTT マルチメディアビジネス開発部、NTT東日本 マルチメディア推進部、NTTドコモ モバイルマルチメディア事業本部にて、新商品・新サービスの企画開発や企業内ベンチャーに関わるプロジェクトマネジャー・プロジェクトリーダーを歴任, NTT、NTT東日本、NTTドコモなどにて主に情報通信関連のビジネスに従事。
Apr 2003
教授, 日本大学商学部


Apr 1979
Mar 1983
電気工学科, 理工学部, 早稲田大学
Apr 1983
Mar 1985
電気工学専攻, 理工学研究科, 早稲田大学大学院

Awards & Honors

Platform for M-Stage Visual Net Service (Communication Technologies), R&D 100 Awards (三菱電機株式会社情報技術総合研究所との共同受賞) (米国R&D Magazine社)http://www.rdmag.com/article/2010/08/2003-r-d-100-award-winners
Emerald Literati Club 2002 Highly Commended Award :学術雑誌 European Journal of Innovation Management(SSCI)での発表論文(論文賞)
Emerald Literati Club 2002 Highly Commended Award:学術雑誌 Management Decision(SSCI) での発表論文(論文賞)
Emerald Literati Club 2000 Highly Commended Award:学術雑誌 European Journal of Innovation Management(SSCI)での発表論文(論文賞)
Aug 2011
The Marquis' Who's Who in the World 28th Edition 2011-2019(職務上の実績)

Published Papers

Mitsuru Kodama
Systems Research and Behavioral Science(Wiley)   36(4) 365-394   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Mitsuru Kodama
The Journal of Science Policy and Research Management   34(1) 67-87   Mar 2019   [Invited]
Mitsuru Kodama
Technology Analysis & Strategic Management(Routledge)   30(5) 609-624   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Mitsuru Kodama
Systems Research and Behavioral Science(Wiley)   35(2) 155-177   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
How do leading companies, organizations and individuals unceasingly produce high-quality innovations? The actions and thinking of leading practitioners (innovators) originate in Ma thinking, the core theoretical concept presented in this paper. Th...
高度ICT時代の戦略的イノベーション経営 -システム理論からのリサーチパースペクティブ
児玉 充
日本マネジメント学会誌   21(1) 7-16   Jan 2018   [Invited]
Mitsuru Kodama
Knowledge and Process Management(Wiley)   24(4) 221-246   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
児玉 充
研究技術計画   32(2) 161-175   Aug 2017   [Invited]
Mitsuru Kodama
Knowledge and Process Management(Wiley)   24(3) 170-187   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
柴田友厚, 児玉充, 鈴木潤
赤門マネジメント・レビュー   16(1)    Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Developing knowledge convergence through a boundaries vision - A case study of Fujifilm in Japan
Mitsuru Kodama and Tomoatsu Shibata
Knowledge and Process Management(Wiley)   23(4) 274-292   Nov 2016   [Refereed]


Jerrold McGrath
   Jan 2018
児玉 充
商学研究 = The study of business and industry   (34) 161-164   2018
KODAMA Mitsuru
日本大学広報特別版      Feb 2017
児玉 充
商学研究 = The study of business and industry   (33) 111-114   2017
Ann M. Fiegen
Journal of Business & Finance   16(3) 247-249   Oct 2011
KODAMA Mitsuru
週刊ダイヤモンド 特別広告企画   78-80   2011
Innovation: management, policy & practice   9(3-4) 365-366   Nov 2007
日経産業新聞      Nov 2007
森田道也, 海老根敦子, 児玉充, 久慈勝男, 山際康之, 山路学, 黒須誠治, 天坂格郎
日本生産管理学会全国大会講演論文集   25th 87-90   Mar 2007
黒須誠治, 山際康之, 山路学, 海老根敦子, 児玉充, 久慈勝男, 森田道也, 天坂格郎
日本生産管理学会全国大会講演論文集   25th 91-94   Mar 2007
John S Edwards
Knowledge Management Research & Practice   5(3) 224-225   2007
Strategic Direction(Emerald)
23(5)    2007
Brian Beal
Human Resource Management International Digest   14(4) 29-31   Jun 2006
週刊東洋経済   73-75   Oct 2005
KODAMA Mitsuru
テレコミュニケーション   20-22   Jul 2005
KODAMA Mitsuru
日経BP社      Apr 2005
Kodama, M., Tsunoji, T., & Motegi, N.
NTT review   15(2) 17-21   Feb 2003
FOMA live video distributing platform
Mitsuru Kodama
NTT review   15(2) 13-16   Feb 2003
KODAMA Mitsuru
NTT 技術ジャ-ナル   28   Dec 2002
吉井 勇=本誌編集長
月刊ニューメディア      Sep 2002
Vライブ商品企画開発(NTT DoCoMo Technical Report)
   Feb 2002
Strategic Direction(Emerald)
18(11) 18-20   2002
広瀬恒夫, 秋山和夫, 池上祐司, 伊藤正志, 内山博, 児玉充, 加藤修一, 相原章人, 秋山剛人
月刊CAP   (126) 63-65   Dec 1999
広瀬恒夫, 赤井龍思, 秋山和夫, 池上裕司, 児玉充, 加藤修一, 関本輝樹, 相原章人, 秋山剛人
月刊CAP   (125) 53-57   Nov 1999
秋山和夫, 森修一, 藤江昭治, 藤江佳司, 柏原浩, 伊藤正志, 児玉充, 広瀬恒夫, 西村昌児
臨床獣医   17(8) 96-101   Jul 1999
早稲田大学大学院理工学研究い報   (41(1994)) 131-132   Jun 1995

Books etc

Mitsuru Kodama
World Scientific Publishing Europe   Oct 2019   ISBN:978-1-78634-736-7
From the lens of holistic systems theory, this book discusses strategic management adapted to evolving convergence in an era of advanced ICT from the viewpoint of the major management elements of strategy, organizations, technologies, operations a...
Mitsuru Kodama(Editor) (Part:Editor)
Palgrave Macmillan   Jul 2018   
Exploring the theoretical concept of collaborative dynamic capabilities, this book illustrates how service innovation can be achieved in an era of technological convergence. Focusing on e-healthcare systems within hospitals and private businesses,...
Mitsuru Kodama
Edward Elgar Publishing   Jan 2018   
Strategic innovation dynamically brings about strategic positioning through new products, services and business models. Through detailed reviews of existing dynamic capabilities and in-depth case studies, this book presents a theoretical model of ...
Mitsuru Kodama(Editor) (Part:Editor)
Palgrave Macmillan   Nov 2017   ISBN:978-1137593542
This book focuses on the core theoretical concept of “Ma thinking” - an idea that serves as springboard for the thoughts and actions of distinguished practitioners, innovators, and researchers. The theoretical and practical importance of the Ma co...
Mitsuru Kodama
Palgrave Macmillan   Jan 2013   
Review Briefs: 2014-5(Long Range Planning) Competing Through ICT Capability: Innovation in Image Communication, Mitsuru KODAMA, Palgrave (2013), 279pp.,£65.00.Examines the components of ICT capabilities based on the result of surveys of ICT usage ...
Mitsuru Kodama
Emerald Publishing Limited   May 2017   ISBN:978-1787144224
The book intends to make a contribution to new theoretical concepts and knowledge to existing leadership theory. Through in-depth case studies of international corporations that have achieved business innovation, the book aims to provide new leade...
Knowledge Creation Leadership
児玉 充
中央経済社   Oct 2012   
Mitsuru Kodama(Editor) (Part:Editor)
Routledge   Jul 2015   
Looking across different industries, Collaborative Innovation offers new knowledge and insights on the extraordinary value and increasing necessity of collaboration across different organizations in improving the health and lives of people. It bre...
Mitsuru Kodama
Gower Publishing(Routledge)   Nov 2011   ISBN:978-0-566-08928-2
Reviews: Using detailed case studies, Interactive Business Communities discusses the theory of, and demonstrates various real applications of knowledge creating activities in the interactive business communities that characterize modern corporate ...
Mitsuru Kodama
Peter Lang   Jul 2014   
In the future, the knowledge convergence processes practiced by individuals, groups and organizations inside and outside the company will form the basis of dynamic innovation activities. These will continually create new boundaries knowledge and c...
KNOWLEDGE INTEGRATION DYNAMICS-Developing Strategic Innovation Capability(単著)
Mitsuru Kodama
World Scientific Publishing   Feb 2011   ISBN:978-981-4317-89-4
“This is a practical yet academic book that provides an in-depth analysis of the knowledge integration process from a theoretical and empirical perspective. Professor Mitsuru Kodama is a business scholar and practitioner in the high-tech field. Hi...
バウンダリーチーム・イノベーション -境界を超えた知識創造の実践(単著)
児玉 充
翔泳社   Mar 2010   ISBN:978-4798120539
Boundary Management-Developing Business Architectures for Innovation(単著)
Mitsuru Kodama
Springer   Jan 2010   ISBN:978-3-642-03788-7
Mitsuru Kodama
Edward Elgar Publishing   May 2009   ISBN:978-1-84720-573-5
柴田友厚 (Part:Joint Work)
オーム社   Feb 2009   
New Knowledge Creation through ICT Dynamic Capability -Creating Knowledge Communities Using Broadband」(単著)
Mitsuru Kodama
Information Age Publishing   Jul 2008   
Mitsuru Kodama
Imperial College Press   Jun 2007   
Book Review: http://cln.healthcarecultureprogramme.org/podcasts/32
Mitsuru Kodama
Edward Elgar Publishing   Mar 2007   ISBN:978-1-84542-929-4
Book Review: Knowledge Management Research & Practice (2007) 5 , 224–225, (http://www.palgrave-journals.com/kmrp/journal/v5/n3/full/8500148a.html)‘. . . very interesting and thought-provoking. . . The cases are detailed and the scholarship is impr...
The Strategic Community-Based Firm(単著)
Mitsuru Kodama
Palgrave Macmillan   Jan 2007   
大薗 恵美、児玉 充、谷地 弘安、野中 郁次郎 (Part:Joint Work)
白桃書房   Oct 2006   

Conference Activities & Talks

大企業の戦略的イノベーション - マルチメディアビジネスからのアクションリサーチ [Invited]
日本マネジメント学会第19回マネジメント実践研究部会   20 Oct 2018   
知識創造のリーダーシップ – アクションリサーチからのレッスン [Invited]
日本ナレッジマネジメント学会実践ナレッジ・イノベーション研究部会   20 Sep 2018   
ダイナミックケイパビリティとイノベーション -アクションリサーチからのレッスン [Invited]
日本マネジメント学会 第77回全国研究大会プログラム統一論題 規制産業におけるイノベーションマネジメント   23 Jun 2018   日本マネジメント学会
児玉 充
日本マネジメント学会 第75回全国研究大会プログラム統一論題 変革時代のマネジメント -IoT・AIのインパクト―   10 Jun 2017   日本マネジメント学会
Crafting a Product Platform Strategy: Change in Strategy of Mabuchi Motors, a Leading DC Motor Manufacturer
Tomoatsu Shibata and Mitsuru Kodama
PICMET'13   Aug 2013   

Social Contribution

Guest Editor: Special Issue on: "Strategy Transformation in Corporations" in the International Journal of Technology Management(SSCI)(Inderscience Publishers)
[Chief Editor]  1 Jan 2013 - 31 Mar 2015
Special Issue on: "Strategy Transformation in Corporations" (http://www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/cfp.php?id=1994)
International Journal of Mobile Communication(SSCI)(Inderscience Publishers)のAssociate Editor
[Editor]  1 Apr 2003 - 31 Mar 2015
http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalCODE=ijmcThe world of mobile communications is not a trend, but a phenomenon. The IJMC, a fully refereed journal, publishes articles that present current practice and theory of mobile communicati...
International Journal of Electronic Business(Inderscience Publishers)のAssociate Editor
[Editor]  1 Apr 2003 - 31 Mar 2015
Thttp://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalID=38#boardhe IJEB is a double-blind refereed and authoritative reference dealing with working and potential e-business models and applications as well as emerging issues of interest to professi...
Business Strategy Series(Emerald)のEditorial Advisory Board Member
[Chief Editor, Editor]  1 Apr 2005 - Dec 2012
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=bssIt's a simple enough idea - contact 50 of the world's leading strategic thinkers (from blue-chip top executives to specialist consultants) and ask them to spell out their single be...
International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management(Inderscience Publishers)のEditorial Board Member
[Chief Editor, Editor]  1 Apr 2003 - 31 Mar 2015