Publications

Prof. Dr. Ralf Bebenroth, Kobe University (today February 21st 2017)

  • Bebenroth, R. and Thiele, K.O: When Organizational Justice Matters for Affective Merger Commitment. Thunderbird International Business Review 2016, (TIBR) (not yet in print, but electronically available)
  • Bebenroth, R. (2016) Baishu sareta Nikkei Kigyou ni okeru juugyouin: Shinriteki na joukyou. Kokumin Keizai Zashi, 214, 6, Dec. 1-18.
  • Ismail, M., and Bebenroth, R. Organizational justice and organizational identification of millennials in mergers and acquisitions: a conceptual framework. European Journal of Social Sciences, 2016, 51(4), 397-409.
  • Ismail, M., Baki, N. U., Omar, Z., and Bebenroth, R. Organizational Identification as Perceived by Merger and Acquisition Employees. Global Business and Management Research, 2016, 8(3), 29.
  • Bebenroth, R. Kokusaiteki M&A to jinteki shigenkanri. In: Sekiguchi, Iguchi, Takeuchi: Kokuseiteki shigen kanri. Chuo-Keizai, Chapter 14th, 2016, p. 216-229。
  • Bebenroth, R., Ismail, M., & Sekiguchi, T. Target firm employee perceptions of procedural and interpersonal justice. Human Systems Management, 2016, 35 (3), 165-173.
  • Bebenroth, R.: International Business Mergers and Acquisitions in Japan. Textbook. Springer. 2015. 230 pages.
  • Bebenroth, R. and Hemmert, M.: Country-level antecedents of target firms’ post-acquisition business performance: A study of inbound Japanese and Korean M&As. Asian Business & Management, ABM, 2015, Vol. 14, 4, 303–325
  • Kshetri, N., Bebenroth, R., Williamson, N., Sharma, R.S.: Cross-national Heterogeneity in E-retail Spending: A Longitudinal Analysis of Economic, Technological and Political Forces. Electronic Commerce Research Journal (ECR-Journal), Springer, 2014, 14, pp. 585-609.
  • Bebenroth, R. and Ismail, M.: Cultural Openness, Interpersonal Justice, and Job Satisfaction among Millennials and Seniors: Evidence from Japanese Target Employees following M&A. Kokumin Keizai Zashi, 2014, 210, 6, pp. 29-47.
  • Bebenroth, R. Kshetri, N. Huenerberg, R.: Foreign Firms’ Access to the Japanese Market. European Journal of International Management (EJIM) Vol. 8, No. 1, 2014, p. 1 – 19, 2014.
  • Bebenroth, R. and Kshetri, N.: Performance of Japanese Firms following Domestic vs Foreign Institutional Equity Stakes. Journal of Knowledge Globalization, No. 1, 2013. P. 1-23.
  • Bebenroth, R. : The Great East Japan Earthquake and Its Impact on German Firms. An Empirical Study. SpringerBriefs in Business. Springer Book, 52 p. 2013.
  • Bebenroth, R.: Impact of Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster on Foreign Firms: Expatriate Dependency and Headquarter Trouble (In Japanese), Kokumin Keizai Zashi, 2013, February
  • Kshetri, N. and Bebenroth, R.: Cross-National Heterogeneity in Retail Spending: A Longitudinal Analysis of Regulatory and Industry Factors. Journal of Macromarketing, 2012, Vol.32 Issue 4, pp.377-392.
  • Bebenroth, R.: Diversity of Inbound M&A to Japan: Western versus Chinese Acquisitions. Kokumin Keizai Zashi (in Japanese), 2012, Vol. 206, (6), pp. 49-62.
  • Bebenroth, R.: Auswirkungen der Dreifachkatastrophe auf deutsche Unternehmen in Japan. Controller Magazin, September 2012, pp. 76-81.
  • Vollmer, U. and Bebenroth, R.: The Financial Crisis in Japan: Causes and Policy Reactions by the Bank of Japan. The European Journal of Comparative Economics. 2012, Vol. 9,(1) pp. 155-181.
  • Goehlich, R. Bebenroth, R.:  The Employment Structures of Space Agencies in Three Regions and Implications for Competitiveness. International Journal of Business and Social Science. 2011, Vol 3. No. 2, Dec. 22. p. 82-91.
  • Bebenroth, R.: Ryūtsū kakumei: The Japanese Distribution Revolution In: Herausforderungen der internationalen marktorientierten Unternehmensführung, Gabler Verlag, 2011,pp. 525-536.
  • Bebenroth, R. / Pascha, W. (Editing of ZfB Special Issue.): IHRM in Foreign Subsidiaries in Japan. Zeitschrift fuerBetriebswirtschaft (ZfB), special issue, No. 3, 2011.
  • Bebenroth, R. / Pascha, W.: Agency concerns and resource endowment issues of strategic management staffing decisions among German subsidiaries in Japan. In: IHRM in Foreign Subsidiaries in Japan. Zeitschrift fuerBetriebswirtschaft (ZfB), special issue, spring 2011.
  • Sekiguchi, T. Bebenroth, R. and Li, D.: Nationality background of MNC affiliates’ top management and affiliate performance in Japan: knowledge-based and upper echelons perspective. International Journal of Human Resource Management, (IJHRM), March 2011, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 999-1016.
  • Bruning, N.S. Bebenroth, R. and Pascha, W.: Valuing Japan-based German expatriate and local manager’s functions: do subsidiary age and managerial perspectives matter? International Journal of Human Resource Management (IJHRM), February 2011, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 778-806.
  • Bebenroth, R. Imai, N .: Takokusekikigyo keiei ni okeru  toraberingu ekusekutibu no  yakuwari (Role of Traveling Executives at MNC). Kokumin Keizai Zasshi [Journal of Economics and Business Administration] (in Japanese), Febr. 2011 Vol. 203, No. 2, p. 51-65.
  • Bebenroth, R. / Kanai, T. (Ed.): Challenges of Human Resource Management in Japan. Routledge Publishing House. Contemporary Japan Series, No. 32, 2010.
  • Bebenroth, R. / Li, D.: Expatriation and Performance. In: Challenges of Human Resource Management in Japan.Routledge Publishing House, 2010, pp. 61-78.
  • Bebenroth, R.: Doitsu no korporeto gabanansu (German Corporate  Governance). Book chapter, in: Korporetogabanansu to kigyou ron no  kokusai hikaku (Corporate Governance and International Comparison of enterprise theory), Minerva publishing house, 2010, pp. 119-136.
  • Bebenroth, R.: Foreign M&A in Japan: Do foreign firms cherry pick Japanese targets? To be published at: Kobe Economic & Business Review, 54th Annual Volume 2009, p. 1-16.
  • Bebenroth, R./ Li. D.: Nihon ni okeru M&A to hibaishukigyou no gyouseki  (Performance of inbound Japanese M&A). Nihon Zaimu Kanri Conference, No. 20, May 2009, pp. 110-118 (A similar paper was published in English, in: In the wave of M&A: Europe and Japan. Iudicium, Germany, p. 122-144.)
  • Bebenroth, R.; Doitsu kigyo no koporeto gabanansu- to nihon ni okeru M&A (German Corporate Governance Companies and Japanese M&A, in Japanese). Research-Institute, ISSN 1345-8620. (2008), published March 2009. No. 69. 168 p.
  • Vollmer, U. /Dietrich, D./ Bebenroth, R.: Bank regulation and supervision in bank-dominated financial systems: a comparison between Japan and Germany. In: European Journal of Law and Economics: Volume 27, Issue 2 (2009), p. 177-209.
  • Roßnagel, A. /Hentschel, A. /Bebenroth, R. Die Emissionshandelssysteme in Japan und Deutschland. Chancen der Verzahnung aus rechtlicher Sicht. Kassel University Press, 2008. 138 p. ISBN: 978-3-89958-464-6 .
  • Kshetri, N. /Alcantara, L. /Bebenroth, R. /Zrilic, O. /Schiopu A. Barriers to Branding for Developing World-Based Firms and  Some Mechanisms to Overcome Them: A Conceptual Framework. In: Grbac, B./ Meler, M.: Costumer Value in a Dynamic Environment, EFRI, CROMAR, Rijeka, 2008. pp. 226-240.
  • Bebenroth, R./Li. D./ Sekiguchi, T.: Executive Staffing Practice Patterns in Foreign MNC Affiliates Based in Japan. Asian Business & Management Journal, Palgrave, ABM, Sept. 2008, 7, 381-402.
  • Bebenroth, R. / Pascha. W.: Stellenwert des Controlling bei der Besetzung leitender Positionen in japanischen Niederlassungen. Controller Magazin,  Verlag Controling Wissen, July, Bd. 33 (2008), 7/8, S.10-13.
  • Goehlich, R./Bebenroth, R.: Outsourcing Strategies in Europe, USA and Japan: A Case of Space Organizations.Kokumin Keizai Zasshi. March 2008, p. 75-89.
  • Bebenroth, R. / Pascha. W.: „Der Expat, eine aussterbende Spezies?  Personalwirtschaft-Luchterhand Verlag, Febr. 2008, p. 37-39.
  • Bebenroth, R.: A Note on political EU-Japan relations and economic ties: Efforts through cooperation programs, Kobe Economic & Business Review 52nd Annual Volume 2007, (published in 2008), p. 27-38.
  • Bebenroth, R. /Li, D.: Outside Directors and the Japanese Board Room: An in-depth study. Corporate Board: Role, Duties & Composition. Vol. 3, Issue 2, 2007, p. 28-36.
  • Bebenroth, R. (editor): In the wave of M&A: Europe and Japan. Iudicium Verlag, 2007, Germany, ISBN: 978-89129-430-7 .
  • Kshetri, N./ Bebenroth, R. / Li. D.: The Case of TCL in Europe. In the wave of M&A: Europe and Japan. Iudicium Verlag. In: R. Bebenroth (Ed.): In the wave of M&A: Europe and Japan, 2007, p. 41-69.
  • Bebenroth, R. /Li.D.: Performance of inbound Japanese M&A. In the wave of M&A: Europe and Japan. In: IudiciumVerlag, Germany. R. Bebenroth (Ed.): In the wave of M&A: Europe and Japan, 2007, p. 122-144.
  • Bebenroth, R. /Li, D.: Performance Impact at the Board Level: Corporate Governance in Japan. Asian Business & Management Journal, Palgrave. Vol. 6, No. 3, Sept. 2007, p. 303-326.
  • Tabuchi S. / Bebenroth, R.: Baseru II to doitsu chuushoukigyou kinyuu(Original in Japanese: Basel II and Financial Situation of German SME). In Journal of Osaka University of Economics, July, 2007, p. 83-97.
  • Bebenroth, Li: Doitsu kigyou ni yoru nihon kigyou no M&A-Kyousou yui wo tsukuru tame ni. (M&A of German Companies in Japan – For a better competition, in Japanese language). Journal of the Japanese Finance Association, No. 18, 2007, p. 24-33.
  • Bebenroth, R. / Pascha, W. / Schuermann, M.: Expatriate versus Local? Vor- und Nachteile von Expatriates in japanischen Tochtergesellschaften deutscher Unternehmen. Monograph, at DIHK, April 2007, 30 p.
  • Bebenroth, R. “EU to nihon ni okeru korporeto gabanansu kodeksu no hikaku” .  Bunshindo Verlag, 14,2007, p. 234-244. (Original in Japanese). Comparison between European and Japanese corporate governance code systems. Business History Conference Journal, Bunshindo No. 14. 2007, p. 234-244. (double blind refereed paper).
  • Bebenroth. R. /Vollmer, U. Bank of Japan versus Eurosystem: A Comparison of Monetary Policy Institutions and Conduct in Japan and in the Euro Area.  Intereconomics, 2007, Vol. 1, p. 43-53.
  • Bebenroth, R. Fuehrungskraefte in Japan gesucht. In: Personalwirtschaft,  Luchterhandverlag, 02, 2007, p. 39-41.
  • Tabuchi, S. / Bebenroth, R.: „Mezzanin  shihon to doitsu chushokigyouron ” (Original in Japanese). Mezzanine capital as a finance instrument for German SMEs. In Journal of Osaka University of Economics, Jan, 2007, 5, 57, p. 125-140.
  • Redfield, M. / Bebenroth, R.: Are All Sogo Daigaku the Same: Japanese Students’ Interest in Europe. In Journal of Osaka University of Economics, Jan, 2007, 5, 57, p. 185-191.
  • Yoshida, H. /Bebenroth. R.: “Nissan jidosha to Mitsubishi jidousha  no keiei zaiken ni okeru koudou bunseki- koporetogabanansu no  shiten kara“  ( Analysis of Restructuring – Nissan Motors versus Mitsubishi Motors.  Kokumin Keizai  Zashi, No. 194,3, Sept. 2006, in Japanese language), p. 75-87.
  • Tabuchi, S. / Bebenroth, R. “Doitsu no korporeto gabanansu koudo to sono junkyo  hyoumei” (Original in Japanese)Deutschen Corporate Governance Code und die Entsprechungserklaerung. In Journal of Osaka University of Economics, Vol. 56, No. 5. Jan, 2006, p. 5-17.
  • Bebenroth, R. “Doitsu no chuushou kigyou to M&A. (Original in Japanese) German SME’s and M&A. In: Japan Financial Management Association, Nenpo. no. 16、Dec. 2005, pp. 9-17.
  • Bebenroth, R.  Ist Controlling in Japan unbekannt? (in German Language), In: Controller’s Report extra. Dec. 2005.
  • Bebenroth, R. German Corporate Governance Code and Most Commonly Unaccepted Recommendations: Introduction and Some Explanation, in: Corporate Ownership & Control, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Dec. 2005 p. 10-14.
  • Bebenroth, R.  Controlling auf Japanisch, in: Personalwirtschaft, Luchterhand Verlag, Jul. 2005, p. 21-23. (in German language).
  • Bebenroth, R. “Doitsu no kankyou to enerugi seisaku- saisei kanou enerugi  ho ni kanren shite” (Original in Japanese), Deutsche Umweltsteuer und Energiepolitik – Gesetz zur erneuerbaren Energie, in Journal of Osaka University of Economics, Vol. 56, No. 1, May, p. 107-115.
  • Bebenroth, R. Doitsu no korporeto gabanansu to kyoudou kettei (original in Japanese).Deutsche Corporate Governance und Mitbestimmung), in Journal of Osaka University of Economics, Vol. 55 No 6, March 2005, p. 215-224.
  • Bebenroth, R. “Doitsu no shinki kabushiki koukai kigyou to andapuraisingu”  (Original in Japanese) German Start Up Venture Enterprises and Underpricing, (Kenkyunote), in: Institute of Business Research and Business Administration, Osaka, no. 40, Febr. 2005, p. 69-77.
  • Bebenroth, R. Makroökonomische Struktur deutscher Akquisitionen in Japan, in Journal of Osaka University of Economics, Vol. 55 Nr. 5, Special Edition, Jan, 2005. p. 47-55.
  • Bebenroth, R. Redfield. M. Do OUE Students want content-based Instruction? An experimental Study, in Journal of Osaka University of Economics, Vol. 55, No. 4, Nov. 2004, p. 91-96.
  • Bebenroth, R. “Nihon ni okeru doitsu no kigyou (Original in Japanese) German Companies in Japan, in Journal of Osaka University of Economics, Vol. 55 No. 3, Sept. 2004, p. 179-190.
  • Bebenroth, R. “Deutsche Juristen, Controller & Marketing-Spezialisten in Japan”, in: Journal of Osaka University of Economics, (in German language), Vol. 55, July 2004, No. 2, p. 263-272.
  • Bebenroth, R. Tabuchi, S. “Chushou kigyou no kinyuu kankyou – doitsu to nihon  ni hikaku” (Original in Japanese). Financial Environment of German and Japanese Small and medium sized companies, in: Journal of Osaka University of Economics, Vol. 55, Mai 2004, No. 1, p. 211-225.
  • Bebenroth, R. “Korporeto gabanansu to gappei to baishuu ni kansuru- kousatsu”  (Original in Japanese), Study of M&A in the field of Corporate Governance, in: Journal of Osaka University of Economics, Vol. 55, March 2004, No. 6, p. 207-215.
  • Bebenroth, R.  Japans Banken auf dem Weg in eine bessere Zukunft, in: Die Bank, 02. 2004, S. 78-81. Also translated in English: Japan’s banks heading for a better future, in: Die Bank, February, p. 2-4.
  • Bebenroth, R. /Tabuchi. S. Corporate Governance in Japan: Government Regulations, in: Journal of Osaka University of Economics, (in English language), January 2004, Vol. 54, No. 5, p. 429-438.
  • Bebenroth, R.  Erfolgsfaktoren in der japanischen Post-Merger Integration, in: Controller Magazin, January 2004, p. 57-61.
  • Bebenroth, R. Deutsche Controller in Japan, in: Controlling&Management Journal, 2006, Vol. 6, December 2003, p, 355-356.
  • Bebenroth, R.  Expatriates in Japan. Eine Argumentationshilfe, in: Personalwirtschaft, Luchterhand Verlag, Jul. 2003, p. 29-31.
  • Bebenroth, R. Deutsche Juristen als Berater in Japan gesucht, in: Consulting-Magazin, elektronically at homepage Jul. 2003, 7 p.
  • Bebenroth, R. Die Beratung in der Verhandlungsphase. Eckstein des Erfolges, in: Japan Markt, Mai 2003, p. 21-23.
  • Bebenroth, R.  Bewertung bei Akquisitionen japanischer Targetunternehmen – aus Sicht deutscher Industrieunternehmen, LIT-Verlag 2003, (zugl. Dissertation) 393 p.
  • Bebenroth, R.  Juengste Entwicklungen der japanischen Wirtschaft und deren Implikationen fuer auslaendischeInvestoren, in: Mergers and Acquisitions, Verlagsgruppe- Handelsblatt, June 2002, p. 321-325
  • Bebenroth, R.  Manager im Land der aufgehenden Sonne, in: Personalwirtschaft, Luchterhand Verlag, Vol. 11, Nov. 2002, p.28-31.
  • Bebenroth, R. Mitarbeiterbewertung bei Fusionen, in: Fusionen – Gestalten und Kommunizieren, (from year 2002 in forthedition, written and first published in 1999), p.90-111, InnoVatio – Verlag.
  • Bebenroth, R. Mergers & Acquisitions: Bewertungsmoeglichkeiten japanischer Targetunternehmen, in: Japan Markt, 11/2001, p. 3-6.

Presentations (starting from the year 2004)

  • Best Paper Award: Communication Goal Structure as Imperative for Target Employees’ Perceived Operative Post-Acquisition Integration Success. Society and Interdisciplinary Business Research Conference: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Febr. 4th 2017
  • International Business: Comparison of Mergers and Acquisitions in Europe and Japan. Invited presentation at: Oita University, Kyushu, Dec. 22nd 2016
  • German Citizens, Language and Challenges of Immigrants. KLWV, Oct. 21st 2016
  • Japanese M&A. Ryukoku University. Invited presentation, Oct. 5th 2016
  • Identification to Oneself and to the Others: Employees’ Perceptions After a Merger. Academy of International Business, New Orleans, Interactive Session. July 1st 2016
  • Japanese M&A. Ryoso-Kai, Kobe, May 11th 2016.
  • International Business Mergers and Acquisitions in Japan: Implications for HRM. (Book-presentation) University of Newcastle, Australia, February 8th 2016.
  • Target Employee’s Perceptions at Post Merger Integration: Interpersonal and Procedural Justice Perceptions leading to Organizational Identification. International Symposium on Business and Social Sciences (TISSS 2015), Tokyo, Dec. 3rd 2015
  • Great Success or Devastating Failure – How the Employees’ View Determines the Outcome of Inbound M&As in Japan. American Chamber of Commerce Japan (ACCJ), Tokyo, October 5th 2015.
  • Nihon no gappei to Baishu Ma-ketto. KLWV. Kobe, Sept. 28th 2015
    Japanese Inbound M&A : For the sake of Japan. Public Speaker for Kobe University, Sept. 20th 2015
  • When Organizational Justice Matters for Affective Merger Commitment: Study of M&A Post-Acquisition Process. Keiei-Gakkai, Kumamoto, Japan. September 5th, 2015
  • A Successful Case of a Foreign M&A in Japan: Employee Perceptions on their Identification. Duisburg University IN-EAST Institute. August 18th 2015
  • Japan, Wirtschaft und Leben. Praesentation for „Unternehmerverein Schloss Schönfeld“ Kassel, August 13th 2015
  • „Deutsche sollen Japan im Blick behalten.“ Eine Analyse deutsch-japanischer Unternehmensübernahmen an der Universitaet Kassel. July 30th 2015.
  • Foreign Employee’s Responses to the 2011 Triple Disaster in Japan. Academy of International Business Conference, Interactive Session, Bengaluru, India, June 30th 2015.
  • Employee’s Perceptions at Post M&A Integration: Changing the Relationship between Interpersonal and Procedural Justice Perceptions and Organizational Identification. Academy of Japanese Business Studies (AJBS) Bengaluru, India, June 26th 2015
  • Wachsender Japanischer M&A-Markt und Perzeptionsmanagement als Treiber von Integrationserfolgen, Tokyo Juni 15th 2015
  • Success or failure – employees’ view of inbound M&As in Japan. Hosei University, (Joint Presentation with Kai Thiele) Tokyo, April 17th 2015.
  • Interpersonal and Procedural Justice Influence on Organizational Identification at M&A. Invited Presentation at: University of Dubai, UAE and Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Febr. 10th 2015.
  • “Flyjin” der 2011 Erdbeben-Katastrophe in Japan. Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Natur und Voelkerkunde, OAG, Kobe Universitity, February 2nd 2015.
  • Employee’s Perceptions at Post M&A Integration: Influence of Interpersonal and Procedural Justice on Organizational Identification. European Asian Management Conference (EAMSA),Competitive paper, Bangkok, Thailand. Nov. 1st 2014.
  • German History and Change of German’s Economy: Force of German’s Firms (Mittelstand). Invited at: Kobe Woman Electorate Cooperation, Kobe, Sept. 24th 2014
  • Employee’s Perceptions at Post M&A Integration: Influence of Interpersonal and Procedural Justice on Organizational Identification. HRM-Asia Seminar, Goettingen University, Germany, August 14th, 2014.
  • Law and Economics of a Booming Mergers and Acquisition Market in Japan. Hamburg University. Hamburg Lectures in Law and Economics Series, Hamburg, Germany, July 9th 2014.
  • Unternehmensuebernahme in Japan: Fallstudie zu Kultureller Offenheit, Fairness und Arbeitszufriedenheit. Kiel Universitity, Germany, Juli 3rd 2014.
  • (Keynote Speech): What can be learned from the Success of German “Mittelstand”? Japan, M&A and Explanations. Invited Keynote Address at: Asia Pacific University (APU), Oita, Japan, May 31st 2014.
  • Foreign Employee’s Responses to the 2011 Triple Disaster in Japan. Management Theory and Practice Conference. Poster presentation. Kitakyushu, April 5th 2014.
  • German “Flyjin” at the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Osaka University. Invited Speaker, Febr. 12th 2014.
  • Foreign Employee’s Responses to the 2011 Triple Disaster in Japan. Academy of Human Resource Development, Asian Chapter Conference, Taipei, Nov. 8th 2013.
  • Japan Heute: Unternehmenskaeufe. AAI, Asien Afrika Institut, Universitaet Hamburg, July 19th 2013.
  • Drivers of Cross-national Variation in E-retail Spending. Academy of International Business, Istanbul, July 6th 2013.
  • Are Emerging Market Multinationals Milking Their Cross Border Acquisition Targets? A Study of Inbound Japanese and Korean M&As. Academy of Japanese Business Studies, Istanbul July 2nd 2013.
  • Autonomy of German Firms at Great East Japan Earthquake. Invited presentation by University of Stockholm. Sweden, May30th 2013.
  • German Subsidiaries, Expatriates, and the Great East Japan Earthquake. Invited presentation by Goettingen University, May 17th 2013.
  • Three Groups of Foreigners and The Great East Japan Earthquake. Invited presentation by University of Applied Sciences Harz. Invited presentation. Wernigerode, May 15th 11.00-12.30.
  • The Great East Japan Earthquake and German Firms. University of Applied Sciences Harz. Invited presentation. Wernigerode, May15th 8.00-10.00.
  • Risk Behavior of German Firms at Great East Japan Earthquake. University of Duisburg-Essen, Mercator School of Management and Institute of East Asian Studies, April 26th 2013.
  • Higashi Nihon Daishinsai to doitsu kigyou no Eikoy. Impact of Great East Japan Earthquake on German firms. Gendai Doitsu Kigyo Kenkyu Kai, 17th Annual Meeting Osaka, March 16th 2013.
  • M&A in Japan: State of the Art and Employee Perceptions. Fireplace Talk, at: NRW Invest, Invited Guest Speaker, Tokyo, Jan. 17th 2013.
  • Employee Perception in Acquired Target Firms, RIEB Workshop, Kobe, Jan. 9th 2012.
  • Impact of Great East Japan Earthquake on German Firms, Osaka Konsulat Wirtschaftskreis (Economic Round Table)” Invited Guest Speaker, Umeda Sky Building, Osaka, Nov. 29th 2012.
  • Autonomy and Expatriate Retreat of Japan-based Foreign Subsidiaries at Tohoku Disaster, 29th EAMSA Annual Conference, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Nov. 2nd 2012.
  • “Earthquake Influence on Foreign Firms in Japan”. Japan Business Conference (Nihon Keiei Gakkai) (in Japanese), Yearly Meeting, Nihon Daigaku, Tokyo, Sept. 8th.
  • “Does Country of Origin and Behavior of Institutional Investors matter? Evidence fromJapan”.Academy of Management, AoM, Competitive Session Presentation, Boston, August 7th 2012,
  • “Cross-national Variation in E-retail Spending: Longitudinal Country-Level Data Evidence”.Academy of Management, AoM, Competitive Session Presentation, Boston, July 6th 2012.
  • “Japan’s Orientation towards Foreign Investments: Inertia Effects and Driving Force of Institutional Changes”.  Interactive Session, Academy of International Business (AIB), Washington D.C, July 3rd 2012
  • “Country of Origin and Behavior of Institutional Investors: Evidence from Japan”. Interactive Session, Academy of International Business, AIB, Washington D.C., July 3rd 2012,
  • “Leadership Succession at Foreign Subsidiaries in Japan”. Academy of Japanese Business Studies (AJBS),WashingtonD.C. June 30th.
  • “Tohoku Earthquake and Foreign Firms’ Move”.Doshisha Business School, Kyoto, Invited Guest Speaker, June 12th 2012.
  • “Impact of Tohoku Earthquake to Foreign Firms in Japan”.Hanyang University and Kobe University collaboration, 10th meeting. KobeUniversity. June 1st 2012.
  • “Japan-based German expatriate: subsidiary age and managerial perspectives”. Taipei National Normal University, Taipei, Invited Presentation, Febr. 22nd 2012.
  • “Sources of global Heterogeneity in Retail Spending”. Academy of International Business, AIB, Nagoya, Competitive Paper, June 28th 2011.
  • “Determinants and Effects of Access to Distribution Systems and Network Relationships for Market Involvement toJapan”. Association of Japanese Business Studies, AJBS, Nagoya, June 24th 2011
  • “Are Japanese targets better off getting overtaken by Asian Firms?” Association of Japanese Business Studies, AJBS,Nagoya, June 24th 2011
  • “Valuing Japan-based German expatriate and local manager’s functions: do subsidiary age and managerial perspectives matter?” Doshisha Business School, Organized by Prof. Hasegawa,Kyoto, June 20th 2011.
  • “Culture and Business Class lecture”, The Temple University, Class of Annette Karseras, Tokyo, June 9th 2011.
  • “International Business and Culture lecture” Ritsumeikan University, Shiga, Guest lecture, Undergraduate class of Prof. Shiho Nakamura, May 26th 2011.
  • “Are the better targets taken over by foreign strategic and financial investors?” Vietnam Open University, Ho Chi Minh, Dec. 4th, 2010.
  • “Strategic and financial investors. Are the better targets taken over by foreign investors?” Ho Chi Minh University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Dec. 4th 2010.
  • “Cherry Picking versus Rescue Mission: M&A in and to Japan?”  Academy of International Business (AIB) Asian Chapter Conference, Ho Chi Minh City, Dec. 3rd, 2010.
  • “Nihon ni okeru M&A to chugoku no juyosei”. International workshop.  Wakayama University, Nov. 25th, 2010
  • “Inbound M&A to Japan: Cherry Picking versus Rescue Mission?” Japanese Society for Business Administration, Kansai-Meeting at Otemon Gakuin University, Osaka, Nov. 20th 2010.
  • “Cherry Picking versus Rescue Mission: M&A in and to Japan” Presented at: EAMSA Conference, Delhi, India, Nov. 12th, 2010.
  • “Effects of training and communication on cross-border M&A integration performance at Japanese target firms”. International Human Resource Development Conference “Talent Management in the Globalization Era”, Taipei, Taiwan. Oct. 29th 2010
  • “Nihon ni okeru Gappei to Baishu: Cherry Pickingu tai Resucue Mission?” Japanese Society of Finance, Yearly Meeting 2010, Rikyo University, Tokyo, Oct. 10th 2010
  • “Inbound M&A to Japan –Cherry Picking versus Rescue Mission?” Hamburg University, AAI, Germany, July 19th 2010.
  • “Evolutionary changes of Internationalization in MNC subsidiary boardrooms”. IFSAM conference, Paris, July 9th 2010.
  • “Cherry Picking” versus “Rescue Mission” of inbound M&A to Japan, IFSAM conference, July 9th, Paris, 2010
  • “Nationality Background of MNC Affiliates’ Top Management and Affiliate Performance in Japan: Knowledge-Based and Upper Echelons Perspectives”. Academy of Management 2009 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Delivered by Sekiguchi, T. (Paper was chosen for best paper proceedings). August 10th, 2009.
  • “Beyond the CEO: Complementarities in foreign based subsidiaries executive staffing decisions”. Academy ofInternational Business (AIB) Annual Conference, San Diego, California, USA, Interactive Session, 3.4.13, Tuesday, June 30th 2009.
  • “Expatriation and performance”, Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Conference2009, Interactive presentation, San Diego, California, USA, Tuesday, June 30th 2009.
  • “Beyond the CEO: Complementarities in foreign based subsidiaries executive staffing decisions”. Association of Japanese Business Studies, 22nd Annual Conference, San Diego, California, USA, June 26th 2009.
  • “Staffing of Expatriate and Local Managers in German Subsidiaries in Japan:  Does Age of Host Company Operations and Nationality of Respondent Play a Role?” Australian New Zealand Management Conference, ANZAM, Auckland, New Zealand, Dec. 3rd 2008.
  • “M&A in Japan from an International Perspective”. Lecture for international Students at the Graduate School of Economics and the Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University. Nov 13th 2008.
  • “Zainichi gaikoku kigyou ni okeru jinji kanri” (Executive Staffing Practice Patterns in Foreign MNC Affiliates Based inJapan (delivered in Japanese). At: RIEB-Seminar, Kobe University, Nov. 5th 2008.
  • “Nihon ni okeru M&A to pafomansu” (Performance of inbound M&A to Japan and the performance of the Japanese target companies) (delivered in Japanese language) At: Japan Society of Finance (Nihon Zaimu Kanri gakkai). 27th Annual Conference. Saitamu University, Oct. 25th 2008.
  • “Nihon kigyou no yakuin kozo to pafo-mannsu” (Japanese Boardroom Structure and Performance, Originally delivered in Japanese), Japanese Management Association (Keiei Gakkai) Annual Conference, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Sept. 5th, 2008
  • “Outside Directors and the Japanese Board Room: An in-depth study.” At: AJBS Annual Conference, Milan, Italy, June 29th 2008.
  • “Nihon ni okeru doitsu no kaigai chusai yakuin to jinji kanri (Original title, delivered in Japanese). At: Gendai doitsu kigyoukenkyu kai, Kobe University, March 15th 2008.
  • “Performance of inbound M&A”, Contemporaneous Accounting Research Society, Kobe University, Dec. 15th 2007.
  • “Executive Staffing Practice Patterns in Foreign MNC Affiliates Based in Japan”, AIB Southeast Asia Regional Conference, Hangzhou, China, Dec. 6th 2007.
  • “Circumstances for staffing expatriates to Japan-based foreign MNC” (With Li, D. ) Interactive Session at AIB (Academyof International Business) Conference, Indianapolis, June 25-28, 2007.
  • “Performance of inbound M&A: In the wave of M&A: Europe and Japan (with Li, D). AJBS (Association of Japanese Business Studies, 20th Annual conference, Indianapolis, USA. 24-25 June 2007
  • “Japanese boardroom and performance” (with Li. D.). Japan Business Society. Conference-West, 550th meeting. KonanUniversity, June 16th 2007.
  • “Nihon kigyou no kouzou to gyouseki. Performance and Structure of the Japanese boardroom”. Delivered at OsakaUniversity of Economics, Class of Prof. Susumu Tabuchi. June, 12th 2007, Osaka.
  • “Circumstances for staffing expatriates to Japan-based foreign MNC”. Delivered at: Study Group at German Institute inJapan (Siebold Institut), Tokyo, May 29th 2007.
  • “Performance of inbound M&A”. In Kobe University, Workshop: In the wave of M&A: Japan and Europe, Febr. 20th  (Together with Li, D.)
  • “EU no daigaku jijou: Doitsu no sisutemu to Bolonia sengen” (Original title, delivered in Japanese) in:  Tokyo Institute of Technology (EU and their University System: Germany and the Bologna threaty. Invited speaker at Technology Center, Prof. Makoshi, Nov. 10th 200.
  • “Executive Staffing Practice Patterns in Foreign MNC Subsidiaries Based in Japan”. At: EAMSA-Conference、(Euro-Asia Management Studies Association), Korea University, Seoul, Nov. 22nd – 25th 2006.
  • “Nihon ni okeru doitsu no expatriate /the “art of the written sales talk”(Original title) (Incoming expatriates to Japan and the “art of the written slaes talk”) delivered at Konan University, Oct. 18th 2006 at EBA-Class, (half in Japanese half in English)
  • “doitsu kigyou niyoru nihon kigyou no M&A-kyouso yui wo tsukurutameni” (Original title, delivered in Japanese language)、Joint project with Li D.)A way for competitive advantage. Presentation at anniversary conference of Japanese Society of Finance, 22nd yearly conference. Chuo University, June 3rd, 2006
  • “Who should be in charge? Foreign vs. Japanese senior management in German subsidiaries in Japan – A Report on Ongoing Research”, RIEB-Seminar, Kobe-University. With Werner Pascha from Duisburg-Essen University) Mai 30th 2006, in English language.
  • “Nihon ni okeru doitsu kigyou no M&Aーkyouso yui wo tsukuru tame ni, (Original title, delivered in Japanese language), joint Project with Li, D. German Companies in Japan and their competitive performance. In Osaka University of Economics, (Class of Prof. Susumu Tabuchi)、Mai 29th 2006.
  • “EU to Nihon ni okeru koporeto gabanansu seido no hikaku”, (Original title, delivered in Japanese), Comparison of EU and Japanese Corporate Governance Systems、at History of Economics Conference, 14th anniversary conference, in:Kumamoto Gakuin Daigaku, Kyushu, Mai 21st 2006.
  • Nihon kigyou no yakuin kouzou to pafomansu, Original title, delivered in Japanese) (The Japanese board room and their performance), together with Li, D. COE-Kobe University)at seminar of Prof. Kagono, Febr. 2nd 2006、Kobe University
  • “Nihon kigyou no yakuin kouzou to pafomansu”, (Original title, delivered in Japanese) (The Japanese board room and their performance), together with Li, D. COE-Kobe University、Jan. 26th 2006、at seminar of Prof. Kato、Kobe University.
  • “Doitsu no kopareto gabanansu” (Original title, delivered in Japanese) German Corporate Governance, at 20th anniversary conference of Japanese Finance Society, in Tokushima University, Jul. 2nd
  • “Nihonjin no doitsu kariera nit suite” (Original title, delivered in Japanese), Career in Germany, at Konan University, June 1st 2005 EBA class, organized by Prof. Sekiguchi.
  • “Doitsu ni okeru kopareto gabanansu” (Original title, delivered in Japanese) German Corporate Governance system, inTezukayama University, Febr. 8th 2005, Organized by Prof. Miyamoto.
  • “Doitsu no enerugihou to seisaku” (Original title, delivered in Japanese), German Ecological Law, in Tokyo International University, Tokyo, Jan, 22nd 2005, organized by Prof. Hase (Tokyo International University.
  • “Doitsu no kyoudoukettei to korporeto gabanansu” (Original title, delivered in Japanese), German Corporate Governance and Mitbestimmung, in Research Forum of Kwansei Gakuin University, Nov. 30th 2004, organized by Prof. Kaido,Kwansei Gakuin Universitye language)
  • “Doitsu no kyoudou kettei to korporeto gabanansu”, (Original title, delivered in Japanese), German Corporate Governance and Mitbestimmung, in Graduate School of Osaka University of Economics, Nov. 26th2004, organized by Prof. Tabuchi.
  • “Nihon ni okeru doitsu no seiyaku kigyou to M&A”、(Original title, delivered in Japanese)、(Pharmaceutical German Companies and M&A in Japan, at Japanese Financial Research Society, semi-anniversary conference, at Meiji-University, Tokyo, Oct. 17th 2004.
  • “Doitsu chuushoukigyou to gappei to baishuu” (Original title, delivered in Japanese)、German Small and Medium Sized German Companies and M&A , in semi-anniversary Japanese Finance Research Society conference, Meiji-University, Tokyo, June, 19th 2004.
  • “Nihon ni okeru doitsu kigyou (Original title, delivered in Japanese), German Companies who come to Japan, in Graduate School of Osaka University of Economics, Nov. 6th 2004, organized by Prof. Kato.
  • “Doitsu chuushou kigyou no zaimu kankyo” (Original title, delivered in Japanese), Financial Environment for Small and Medium Sized Companies, in Japanese Finance Research Society West, April 24th 2004.
  • Corporate Governance in Japan, Wissenschaftllicher Gespraechskreis, 15.04.2004、(in German language), Scientific Research Conference, DAAD, Kulturzentrum Kyoto:

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