Professor of MBA School & Department of Business Administration, Hosei University in Japan
Independent Director of management board on Fuji Oil Co.,Ltd. (Till June 2018)
2003 Ph.D. in Business Administration from Kobe University
1998 Master of Commerce from Hitotsubashi University
1988 BA in Business Administration from Kobe University
2018 Visiting Scholar at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden
2012 Director of The Research Institute for Innovation Management of Hosei University
2008 professor of MBA School at Hosei University in Tokyo prefecture
2006 Associate Professor of MBA School at Hosei University in Tokyo prefecture
2004 Associate Professor of Graduate School in Management Informatics at Meisei University Lecture Theme “ Management of Technology”
2002 Lecturer of Undergraduate School in Management Informatics at Meisei University Lecture Theme “ Organizational Behavior” and “Management of Start-ups”
2000 Assistant Professor of Graduate School of Entrepreneur Engineering at Kochi University of Technology Lecture Theme “Assessment of R&D Projects” and “Business Planning”
1999 Part-time Lecturer of Business School of Waseda University Lecture Theme “How to Business Plan” and “The Spreading process of Word of mouth”
HIgh Tech Startups Strategy
1998-2000 Business Consultants Consulting of Business Planning & Training ,Making a R&D Assessment Program of Pharmaceutical Companies
1990-1995 Apartment Planner in a Building Construction Company
1988-1990 Examiner of Loans in a Governmental Housing Loan Company
■ English Paper
"GUESSS National Report Japan 2016 "Noriko Taji, Tomoyo Kazumi, Yu Niiya & Seiichiro Honjo, On the site of Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students‘ Survey, 2018.
"Founding Team Diversity and Team Change as Predictors of Investors' Attraction toward Web Business in the US and Japan" Noriko Taji & Yu Niiya, Innovation Management , Hosei University,Vol.13,pp89-100,2016.
“Resource Acquisition in High-Tech Startup Global Strategies,” Noriko Taji, Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Competitive Strategy, Emerald Group Publishing, Vol.14,pp.263-287,2014.
“GUESSS National Report Japan 2011” Noriko Taji, Yu Niiya, Minoru Fukuda &Yoshiyuki Okamoto, On the site of Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students‘ Survey,2012.
■ English Proceeding
"Growth Factors Affecting WEB Business Startups in the TOKYO Metropolitan," Noriko Taji & Yu Niiya, The proceeding of Continuous Innovation Network,September, 2018,Dublin, Ireland.
"Entrepreneurial Intention in Japanese university students," Noriko Taji,Tomoyo Kazumi, Yu Niiya and Shingo Igarashi, The proceeding of International Council for Small Business 2018, Taipei, Taiwan.
"Teaching Case in Entrepreneurship-The Elements of Effectuation: LinkedIn Case," Noriko Taji & Yuriko Isoda, "The proceeding of
International Council for Small Business, June, 2017,Buenos Aires, Argentine
"Management of Product Development on Architecture Evolution- Analyzing the Semiconductor Exposure Tool Industry," Tetsuo Enami & Noriko Taji,"The proceeding of International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation / IEEE lnternational Technology Management Conference (ICE/ITMC) 2016, June11-13, Trondheim in Norway.
"Social Competency and Social Networks as Predictors of Business Growth in Japanese IT and Web Startup," The proceeding of International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation / IEEE lnternational Technology Management Conference (ICE/ITMC), 2016, June11-13, Trondheim in Norway.
“Psychological Predictors of Entrepreneurial Interest in Japan " Yu Niiya & Noriko Taji, Innovation management, Hosei University, No.9,pp.61-72,2012.
"Entrepreneurial Sprit of Japanese Students," The proceeding of European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, May, 2013, Aarhus, Denmark
"The Global Strategy of High-Tech Startups-Case Studies of Cambridge Region ," The proceeding of IEEE ITMC Conference, June,2013,Den Haag, Netherland
"Resource Acquisition in High-Tech Startup's Global Strategies," The proceeding of IAMB Conference,September,2012,Bali,Indonesia
“Comparisons between the Career Orientations of R&D Professionals in Japan and the United States,” The proceeding of Babson Conference ,June,2006, Indiana University, US
“Architectural Capacity for Attaining Innovation,” The proceeding of IEEE EngineeringManagement Conference, October, 2004, Singapore
“The mechanism of promoting distributor’s activity in multi-level marketing,” The proceeding of Asia Academy of Management Conference, December, 2004, Shanghai ,China
“The growth model of Japanese high tech start-ups,” The proceeding of Babson Conference ,June,2006, Indiana University,US
■Representative Japanese Book
Strategy of High Tech Start-ups ”Noriko Taji and Emiko Tsuyuki, Toyo Keizai Shinposha, 2010,printed in Japanese.
Architectural Innovation, Noriko Taji, Hakuto-shobo,2005,printed in Japanese.
Career Design, Noriko Taji, First Press,2008, printed in Japanese.
■Down Load File
"High- Tech Startup Management Strategies:Case Studies and Issues in Japan, an except of Japanese book,Strategy of High Tech Start-ups, Toyo Keizai Shinposha,2010.
"Web Business Entrepreneurs in Japan and the U.S.A.―Quantitative Analysis of Data from Tokyo and Silicon Valley―"The original was published in Japanese, Innovation Management, Hosei Univ., pp.105-121, 2014.