CHOI Eugene

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CHOI Eugene
Ritsumeikan University
Graduate School of Technology Management
Job title
Degree of B.Ec.(Waseda University), MBA in Strategy & International Business(CASS Business School, London), MPhil in Management Studies(University of Cambridge), MPhil in Economic & Social History(University of Cambridge), PhD in Business History(History Faculty, University of Cambridge)
Other affiliation
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 1998
Aug 1999
Cranfield University, UK (Department of Management Studies, Swindon), Research Assistant
Jul 2006
Aug 2007
REACH CAMBRIDGE (Univ. of Cambridge, UK, Summer School) Lecturer


Mar 1995
Economics, Faculty of Political Economics, Waseda University
Dec 1996
MBA in Strategy & International Business, Department of Strategy & International Business, CASS Business School, London
Sep 2000
MPhil in Management Studies, Judge Institute of Management Studies, University of Cambridge, Judge Institute of Management Studies, University of Cambridge
Sep 2002
MPhil in Economic History, Department of Economic & Social History, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
Sep 2006
PhD in Business History, Department of Economic & Social History, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge

Awards & Honors

Feb 2012
Sir Timothy Coghlan Prize, The Winner of the Best Article in Economic History, published in 2011, (John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd)., Wiley & Blackwell Publisher, USA, UK & Australia
Aug 2010
European Business History Association Dissertation Prize (Final Nominee), European Business History Association
Jul 2009
Coleman Prize (Association of Business Historians, United Kingdom), The Finalist., Association of Business Historians, UK
Feb 2009
Wiley-Blackwell Best Conference Paper Award, The Winner of 2009. (Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference 2009), Wiley & Blackwell Publisher, USA, UK & Australia

Published Papers

Formation of Industrial Complexes in South Korea in the 1960s and 1970s: Reconsidering Entrepreneurial State in Asia.
Eugene K. Choi
Rivista di Politica Economica   15(7) 1-21   Oct 2015
Hyundai's Dynamics of Styling-Driven Capability Development: A Historical Analysis of the 1970s - the 1990s.
Eugene Choi
International Journal of Automotive Technology & Management   15(3) 292-310   Mar 2015
崔 裕眞 (立命館大学大学院テクノロジー・マネジメント研究科 専任准教授)
大河内賞ケース研究プロジェクトCASE#12-4   1-66   Aug 2012
Institutional Development of the Early Meiji Taxation: Dynamics between the Central and Local Government Concerning the State Promotion of Modern Industries and Rearmament.
Eugene K. Choi
IIAS Reports 1103, Towards a Reinterpretation of Japanese Economic History: Quantitative and Comparative Approaches, Edited by Matao Miyamoto and Minoru Sawai.   1103 84-87   Mar 2012
La Montée de UNIQLO: Changement de Paradigme dans les Business de Mode et de la Distribution au Japon (The Rise of UNIQLO: Leading Paradigm Change in Fashion Business and Distribution in Japan)
Eugene K. Choi
Entreprises et Histoire   (Le numéro de 64)    Sep 2011

Books etc

Central Issues in Contemporary Economic Theory and Policy: State Entrepreneurship in Global Perspective.
Daniela Felisini
Palgrave Macmillan U.K. and U.S.A.   Jun 2016   
同友館   Mar 2015   ISBN:978-4-496-05124-1
UNIQLO and Tadashi Yanai, in Routledge Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship: Concepts and Cases.
Fu-Lai Tony Yu and Ho-Don Yan
Routledge, UK & USA   Jul 2014   
The Genesis of Modern Management of Technology: The Case of the Meiji Cotton Spinning Sector in Globalization, 1880s-1890s, in Umemura, M. and R. Fujioka (eds.) Comparative Responses to Globalization: Experiences of British and Japanese Enterprises.
Umemura, M. and R. Fujioka
Palgrave Macmillan, U.K. and U.S.A.   Dec 2012   

Conference Activities & Talks

The Formation of Industrial Complex in South Korea in the 1960s-1970s: Reconsidering the Entrepreneurial State in Asia.
World Economic History Conference 2015   3 Aug 2015   
Evolution of Crisis-Driven New Product Development: In the case of Hyundai-Kia Motors 1974-2014.
ABH (Association of Business Historians) Annual International Conference 2014.   29 Jun 2014   
Evolution of Design-Driven New Product Architectures: The Case of Hyundai-Kia Motors.
GERPISA 2014 International Colloquium.   5 Jun 2014   
Stage-Based Approach to Start-Up & Catch-Up: Innovation & Growth of the South Korean Automotive Industry.
European Business History Association Conference 2013   23 Aug 2013   
"Globalisation in Korean Style: The Evolution of the South Korean Automotive Industry, 1960s-2000s".
Annual Conference 2013, Association of Business Historians   28 Jun 2013   

Teaching Experience