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Masamichi Ishii


Masamichi Ishii


After graduating from the Department of Social Engineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Professor Masamichi Ishii worked on the Research and Development Team at Shimizu Corporation. His research included the development of Underground Space, Electronics, Biotechnology, and Low-Cost Water Treatment in Indonesia. He obtained his master's degree in Public Policy from Harvard University, and later worked as a Japan-U.S. Research Project Manager at Harvard University Kennedy School, Senior Research Officer at National Institute of Science & Technology Policy, and Scholar of the Value Creation Initiative (Sumitomo Corporation) at the Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering (RACE) of the University of Tokyo. He has written the book 'Strategic Management of Discontinuous Innovation', and is involved in many academic societies such as the Strategic Management Society, The Academy of Management, Japan Management of Technology Society, and Japan Venture Society. He currently teaches in the Faculty of Management at NUCB.

Specialized Field

Innovation Management

Final Education

Ph.D., The University of Tokyo


  • Masamichi Ishii (2017) How can business schools teach innovation?. Development Engineering. 37 (1) :ISSN 1343-7623
  • Masamichi Ishii (2017) Strategy process for discontinuous innovation from evolutionary perspectives. SMS 37TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE .
  • Masamichi Ishii (2016) Business Model Innvation from a Viewpoint of Entrepreneurship. R&D Management Conference 2016, USB.
  • Masamichi Ishii (2015) Research on Effective Management of the Business Model Creation Process. NUCB insight. 4