Change in IUJ Leadership

Dr. Kimio Kase, IUJ’s Vice President, assumes the position of IUJ President as of October 1, 2015. He succeeds Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka, who has served as President of the University since October 2012.

Dr. Kimio Kase was born in 1949 in Chiba prefecture, Japan. He specializes in Strategic Management, focusing on Corporate-level Strategy. He received his BA (Foreign Studies) from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies in 1972, MBA from IESE Business School in 1984, and Doctor of Business Administration from Manchester University in 1996. He worked for Price Waterhouse European Firm (Consultancy Division); Spencer Stuart Spain; and Inter-American Development Bank (Evaluation Office). He taught and conducted research at ESADE Business School (1997-2001); La Universidad Católica Boliviana MpD (2001); International University of Japan (2002-2003); and the University of Navarra’s IESE Business School (2002-2013). Dr. Kase served as the Dean of IUJ’s Graduate School of International Management, since 2013, and also as IUJ’s Vice President since 2014.

His publications include:

欧州のMBA教授が見た好業績CEOの意思決定~戦略判断2つの型~(高垣行男監訳..東京:中央経済社 、
Gómez S, Kase K, Urrutia I. 2010. Value Creation and Sport Management. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge、
Kase K, Saez F, Riquelme H. 2005. Transformational CEOs:Leadership and Management Success in Japan. Edward Elgar Publishing: Cheltenham, UK、
Kase K, Jacopin T.2007. CEOs as Leaders and Strategy Designers: Explaining the Success of Spanish Banks. Palgrave Mcmillan: Hampshire, UK、
Kase, K.,Slocum, A., and Zhang, Y.(2011). Asian versus Western Management Thinking: Its Culture-Bound Nature. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan、
Kase, K., G. Canton, C., and Nonaka, I.(2014). Phronesis and Quiddity in Management: A School of Knowledge Approach. Hampshire UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Von Krogh, G., Takeuchi, H., Kase, K., and G. Cantón, C. (Eds.). (2013). Towards Organizational Knowledge: the Pioneering Work of Ikujiro Nonaka. London: Palgrave-Macmillan.
ロバート・M・グラント. (2008). 現代戦略分析 (加瀬公夫, Trans.). 東京: 中央経済社

IUJ welcomes Dr. Kase to this post.

In the past three years, the former President Kitaoka has made great contributions to the development of IUJ through his excellent leadership. In recent years, as a result of his contributions, IUJ concluded an agreement on an incorporated alliance partnership with Meiji University in 2013, and was selected for the Top Global University Project of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in 2014.