Title: A made-in-Japan theory with help from Aristotle: Nigel Holden interviews Ikujiro Nonaka

Authors: Ikujiro Nonaka, Nigel Holden

Addresses: Hitotsubashi University ICS, Japan. ' Lancashire Business School, The University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, UK

Abstract: This interview explores the work of Ikujiro Nonaka, Professor Emeritus of the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University and also Xerox Distinguished Faculty Scholar, University of California, Berkeley. His main research interest is in building a new theory of organisational knowledge creation. He has been conducting comparative research on knowledge creating processes in companies around the world. He has also been conducting research on the characteristics of strategic and of innovative activities in Japanese companies.

Keywords: knowledge creation; experiential knowledge; knowledge management; organisational knowledge; Japan; international management.

DOI: 10.1504/EJIM.2007.012923

European Journal of International Management, 2007 Vol.1 No.1/2, pp.104 - 110

Available online: 24 Mar 2007 *

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