Ritsumeikan University | Graduate School of Technology Management

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Yasuo KADONOProfessor

Ph.D. in Business Administration (University of Tsukuba)
 Master and Bachelor of Engineering (Kyoto University)
Field of Research
Management Information Systems, Management of Technology, E-commerce, Competitive Strategy, Business Administration
Theme of Research
Business Model Creation & Innovation
Innovation Management
Competitive strategy
IT Management
Software Industry Analysis
Social Research & Simulation


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Yasuo Kadono is a professor at Graduate School of Technology Management of Ritsumeikan University. And he is a visiting professor at EMUNI University, Slovenia. He received his PhD in business administration at University of Tsukuba . He also received his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in applied mathematics and physics at Kyoto University. He has extensive practical experience with McKinsey & Company (Japan, USA, Korea), Accenture, Sumitomo Metal Industries, and Management Science Institute. He has also produced important research projects in academic, business, and government circles, such as METI. Consistent with his academic and business career to date, his teaching and research interests include management of technology, competitive strategy, and information technology.

Selected Publications

  • Kadono,Y.  (2015). Management of Software Engineering Innovation in Japan. Springer
  • Kadono,Y.  (2004). The Evolution of IT Management to create business value. Nikkagiren Syuppan

Affiliation with Academic Associations

  • The Japan Society for Management Information
  • Association for Information Systems
  • Academy of Management