Harvard Business School
BA, International Christian University, Tokyo; MBA and PhD, University of California, Berkeley. 1976-83, Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School. 1983, Associate Professor and 1987, Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo. 1998-2010, Dean, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy. Since 2010, Professor, Harvard Business School. Author or Co-Author: The Knowledge-Creating Company (with Ikujiro Nonaka); Can Japan Compete? (with Michael E. Porter); Extreme Toyota; other books; a number of Harvard Business Review articles, including "The Wise Leader" (May 2011).