Graduate School of Business Administration, KOBE UNIVERSITY

Manabu Miyao

Doctor of Business Administration
(Kobe University)


Associate Professor of Technology Management

Specialized Fields

Management of Technology and Innovation, Industrial Management

Fields of Interest

New Product Development, Business Model Innovation, Technology and Society

Current Research

  • "Understanding linear and nonlinear aspects of product concept development from the organisational interpretation perspective," International Journal of Innovation Management, Epub ahead of print, 12 August 2015. DOI: 10.1142/S1363919616500274
  • “International supplier system of the Japanese Traditional Industry: The case study on outsourcing of Shibori (tie-dye) manufacturing from Arimatsu Japan to China,” Proceedings of the 12th World Congress of the IFSAM, 2014. (coauthored with Yousuke Fujiki, Kaori Ueda )
  • “New product development in an emerging market: Case studies in the premium rice cooker market,” Proceedings of the 12th World Congress of the IFSAM, 2014.
  • "Concept shifting in the product development and factors moderating it: Investigation in the comparative case studies", Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of the IFSAM, June 28, 2012