Economic Sociology and Organizations

2021 Sep 10

Yusaku Takeda: Nationalism and Corporate Strategy: From Yamaha Pianos to Motorcycles, 1945-1960

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

HBS Baker Library B82 and Zoom

Work, Organizations, and Markets Workshop presentation by Yusaku Takeda, HBS Management.

Abstract:

I theorize how nationalist ideology sparks unconventional managerial discourse about strategies and sets in motion novel strategy processes and outcomes. Using proprietary archival data, I study the evolution of strategic discourse at Nippon Gakki Ltd, later known as Yamaha Corporation and Yamaha Motor Company. In...

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