Cardiff Business School People

Dr Maki Umemura

Lecturer in International Business

Email:
UmemuraM@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 6950
Location:
Q05, Aberconway Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
  • London School of Economics and Polictical Science, PhD (Economic History)

Teaching commitments

  • International Business
  • International Economic History
  • Japanese and Asian Management Systems

Research interests

  • Asian business
  • Comparative business history
  • Innovation, regulation, and the impact of globalisation

Research projects

Maki has lead the following projects

  • Building innovative competences through public innovation policy: technological frontiers in biomedicine and renewable energy

         1 May 2015 to 30 September 2016
         Sponsored by the Michelin Fellowship
         Led by Dr Maki Umemura
         Award type: Research

  • Innovative capacities of R&D in the regenerative medicine industry in Japan and the UK through case studies of therapeutic developments, such as in stem cell therapy

         1 January 2014 to 30 March 2015
         Sponsored by The Great Britian Sasakawa Foundation
         Led by Dr Maki Umemura
         Award type: Research

PhD supervision research interests

  • Comparative business history
  • Innovation, regulation, and the impact of globalisation
  • Japanese business

Additional activities

  • Expert, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
  • Referee, Business History, Australian Economic History Review, Japan Forum
  • Visiting Fellow, Department of Policitical Economy, Kings College London
  • Visiting Researcher, Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales (France)

 

Editorial work

  • Editor, H-Business Listserv