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Florian Kohlbacher

Florian Kohlbacher
Business and Economics
(Senior Research Fellows, April 1, 2007 - August 30, 2014)

kohlbacher@dijtokyo.org

  • Knowledge management
  • Product development and innovation management
  • Marketing
  • Cross-cultural management

DIJ Projects

Happiness in Japan before and after 3/11: An economic approach

Completed DIJ Projects

Consumption and economic sustainability after March 11

Employment of the Elderly, the Ageing Workforce and HRM

Great East Japan Earthquake

The Silver Market Phenomenon: Business Opportunities and Responsibilities in an Era of Demographic Change

Advertising to the Silver Market in Japan

Challenges of Demographic Change

Selected Publications

Editorship

2011
[With: Hommerich, Carola] Contemporary Japan 23, No. 2. Lifestyles in Transition - Antecedents and Consequences of Social Change. Contemporary Japan. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
2011
[With: Herstatt, Cornelius] The Silver Market Phenomenon. Marketing and Innovation in the Aging Society . 2nd edition. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.
2011
[With: Hommerich, Carola] Contemporary Japan 23, No. 1. Lifestyles in Transition - Antecedents and Consequences of Social Change. Contemporary Japan. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
2008
[With: Herstatt, Cornelius] The Silver Market Phenomenon. Business Opportunities in an Era of Demographic Change. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. 506 p.

Articles

2015
[With: Tiefenbach, Tim] Disasters, donations, and tax law changes: Disentangling effects on subjective well-being by exploiting a natural experiment
In: Journal of Economic Psychology. Vol. 50. S. 94-112.
2015
[With: Tiefenbach, Tim] Individual differences in the relationship between domain satisfaction and happiness: The moderating role of domain importance
In: Journal of Personality and Individual Differences. Vol. 86. pp. 82-87.
2015
[With: Tiefenbach, Tim] Happiness in Japan in Times of Upheaval: Empirical Evidence from the National Survey on Lifestyle Preferences
In: Journal of Happiness Studies. Vol. 16 (2). pp. 333-366.
2014
[With: Tiefenbach, Tim] Subjective Well-being Across Gender and Age in Japan: An Econometric Analysis
In: Eckermann, E. (Ed.) Gender, Lifespan and Quality of Life: An International Perspective. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. pp. 183-201.
2014
[With: Tiefenbach, Tim] Happiness in Japan in Times of Upheaval: Empi¬rical Evidence from the National Survey on Lifestyle Preferences
In: Journal of Happiness Studies. February 2014.
2012
[With: Tiefenbach, Tim] Subjektives Glücksempfinden und seine Einflussfaktoren im japanischen Kontext: Eine glücksökonomische Analyse der Ergebnisse des National Survey on Lifestyle Preferences [Subjective Perception of Happiness and its Influencing Factors in the Japanese Context: A Happiness-Economical Analysis of the Results of National Survey on Lifestyle Preferences]
In: Chiavacci, David; Wieczorek, Iris (Ed.) Japan 2012: Politik, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft. Vereinigung für sozialwissenschaftliche Japanforschung. pp. 151-176.
2011
[With: Hommerich, Carola] Editorial
In: Kohlbacher, Florian; Hommerich, Carola (Ed.) Contemporary Japan 23, No. 2. Lifestyles in Transition - Antecedents and Consequences of Social Change. Contemporary Japan. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. pp. 129–132.
2011
Business Implications of Demographic Change in Japan: Chances and Challenges for Human Resource and Marketing Management
In: Lützeler, Ralph; Coulmas, Florian (Ed.) Imploding Populations in Japan and Germany. DIJ Publications. Brill. pp. 269-294.
2011
Japan – der Pionier
In: Naegele, Gerhard; Heinze, Rolf G.; Schneiders, Kathrin (Ed.) Grundriss Gerontologie: Wirtschaftliche Potenziale des Alters. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer. pp. 251-273.
2011
The Easy-Easy Way: The Raku-Raku Phone: Simple communication that is simply successful
In: Marketing Management.
2011
[With: Prieler, Michael; Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie] The Use of Older Models in Japanese TV Advertising: Practitioner Perspective vs. Consumer Opinions
In: Keio Communication Review. 33, 2011. pp. 25-42.
2011
[With: Prieler, Michael; Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie] Gender Representation of Older People in Japanese Television Advertisements
In: Sex Roles: A Journal of Research. 64(5-6). pp. 405-415.
2011
[With: Hang, C. C.] Applying the Disruptive Innovation Framework to the Silver Market: Technology Adoption and Deployment for Older Consumers
In: Ageing International. 36(1). pp. 82-101.
2011
[With: Herstatt, Cornelius; Schweisfurth, Tim] Product Development for the Silver Market
In: Herstatt, Cornelius; Kohlbacher, Florian (Ed.) The Silver Market Phenomenon. Marketing and Innovation in the Aging Society. 2nd edition. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. pp. 3-13.
2011
[With: Gudorf, Pascal; Herstatt, Cornelius] Japan’s growing silver market – An attractive business opportunity for foreign companies?
In: Boppel, Michael; Boehm, Stephan; Kunisch, Sven (Ed.) From Grey to Silver: Managing the Demographic Change Successfully. Springer Verlag. pp. 189-205.
2011
[With: Herstatt, Cornelius] Preface and Introduction
In: Herstatt, Cornelius; Kohlbacher, Florian (Ed.) The Silver Market Phenomenon. Marketing and Innovation in the Aging Society. 2nd edition. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. pp. v-xxii.
2011
[With: Wilhelm, Miriam M.] Co-opetition and knowledge co-creation in Japanese supplier-networks: The case of Toyota
In: Asian Business & Management. 10(1). pp. 66-86.
2011
[With: Hang, C. C.] Leveraging Disruptive Innovations for the Silver Market
In: Herstatt, Cornelius; Kohlbacher, Florian (Ed.) The Silver Market Phenomenon. Marketing and Innovation in the Aging Society. 2nd edition. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. pp. 65-77.
2011
[With: Prieler, Michael; Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie] Silver Advertising: Older People in Japanese TV Ads
In: Herstatt, Cornelius; Kohlbacher, Florian (Ed.) The Silver Market Phenomenon. Marketing and Innovation in the Aging Society. 2nd edition. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. pp. 239-247.
2011
[With: Hommerich, Carola] Editorial
In: Kohlbacher, Florian; Hommerich, Carola (Ed.) Contemporary Japan 23, No. 1. Lifestyles in Transition - Antecedents and Consequences of Social Change. Contemporary Japan. Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. pp. 1-4.
2010
[With: Herstatt, Cornelius; Schweisfurth, Tim] Produktentwicklung in Zeiten des demografischen Wandels: Herausforderungen und Ansätze der Marktbearbeitung (Product Development in Times of Demographic Change: Challenges and Chances in Market Development)
In: Wissenschaftsmanagement – Zeitschrift für Innovation, 16(1). pp. 30-36.
2010
[With: Prieler, Michael; Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie] Older Celebrity versus Non-Celebrity Television Advertising: A Japanese Perspective
In: Keio Communication Review, 32, 2010. pp. 5-23.
2009
[With: Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie; Prieler, Michael] Ältere Menschen in der japanischen Fernsehwerbung: Eine umfragebasierte und inhaltsanalytische Untersuchung
In: Godzik, Maren (Ed.) Japanstudien 21. Altern in Japan. Japanstudien. München: iudicium Verlag. pp. 197-222.
2009
[With: Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie; Prieler, Michael] How Older People are Represented in Japanese TV Commercials: A Content Analysis
In: Keio Communication Review. 31. pp. 5-21.
2009
[With: Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie; Prieler, Michael] Nihon no terebi CM ni okeru kōreishazō no hensen: 1997nen to 2007nen no hikaku (Changes in the representation of older adults in Japanese TV commercials: Comparing the years 1997 and 2007)
In: Keio Media and Communications Research. 59.. pp. 113-129.
2009
Strategic knowledge-based marketing
In: International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies. 3(1-2). pp. 154-175.
2009
[With: Güttel, Wolfgang H.; Konlechner, Stefan; Haltmeyer, Beate] Strategies against competency obsolescence: the case of R&D-intensive organizations
In: Güttel, Wolfgang H.; Haltmeyer, Beate; Kohlbacher, Florian (Ed.) The Ageing Workforce and HRM – Challenges, Chances, Perspectives. Special Issue, International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management. 9(2/3). pp. 124-148.
2009
[With: Güttel, Wolfgang H.; Haltmeyer, Beate] Introduction to Special Issue “The Ageing Workforce and HRM – Challenges, Chances, Perspectives”
In: Güttel, Wolfgang H.; Haltmeyer, Beate; Kohlbacher, Florian (Ed.) The Ageing Workforce and HRM – Challenges, Chances, Perspectives. Special Issue, International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management. 9(2/3). pp. 117-123.
2009
Leveraging Organizational Capital for Innovation: The Process of Marketing Knowledge Co-Creation
In: Bounfour, Ahmed (Ed.) Organizational Capital: Modelling, Measuring and Contextualising. Routledge. pp. 234-257.
2008
Dankaisedai no teinentaishoku, rōdōryoku no genshō to shirubāmāketto – Jinkōdōtaihenka no jidai ni okeru nihonkigyō no chōsen to kikai (Baby Boomer Retirement, Labor Shortage and Silver Market: Challenges and Chances of Demographic Change for Businesses)
In: Hasegawa, Toshihiko (Ed.) Chōju kagaku no suishin ni kakawaru gurando dezain ni kansuru kenkyū (Research on comprehensive concepts to foster the gerontological sciences). Tokyo: Nippon Ika Daigaku. pp. 237-251.
2008
[With: Herstatt, Cornelius] Lessons Learned and the Challenges and Opportunities Ahead. In: Kohlbacher, Florian; Herstatt, Cornelius (Hg.) The Silver Market Phenomenon. Business Opportunities in an Era of Demographic Change
In: Herstatt, Cornelius; Kohlbacher, Florian (Ed.) The Silver Market Phenomenon. Business Opportunities in an Era of Demographic Change. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. pp. 495-497.
2008
[With: Herstatt, Cornelius] Preface and Introduction. In: Kohlbacher, Florian; Herstatt, Cornelius (Hg.) The Silver Market Phenomenon. Business Opportunities in an Era of Demographic Change
In: Herstatt, Cornelius; Kohlbacher, Florian (Ed.) The Silver Market Phenomenon. Business Opportunities in an Era of Demographic Change. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. pp. xi-xxv.
2008
[With: Ichijo, Kazuo] Tapping Tacit Local Knowledge in Emerging Markets - The Toyota Way
In: Knowledge Management Research & Practice. 6(3). pp. 173-186.
2008
Knowledge-based New Product Development: Fostering Innovation through Knowledge Co-Creation
In: International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning. 4(3). pp. 326-346.
2007
Baby Boomer Retirement, Arbeitskräftemangel und Silbermarkt: Herausforderungen und Chancen des demographischen Wandels für Unternehmen in Japan (Baby boomer retirement, labor shortage and silver market: Challenges and chances of demographic change for businesses in Japan)
In: Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter 54; 4. pp. 745-758.
2007
[With: Hang, C.C.] Disruptive Innovations and the Greying Market
In: Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM). pp. 1915-1919.
2007
Knowledge-Based Marketing – Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage through Knowledge Co-Creation
In: International Journal of Management and Decision Making. 9(6). pp. 617-645.
2007
[With: Kasper, Helmut] Knowledge Management across Borders: Empirical Evidence of the Current Status and Practices of Knowledge Management in Multinational Corporations
In: Hörlesberger, Marianne; El-Nawawi, Mohamed; Khalil, Tarek (Ed.) Challenges in the Management of New Technologies. World Scientific Publishing Company. pp. 279-294.
2007
[With: Kraehe, Michael O.B.] Knowledge Creation and Transfer in a Cross-Cultural Context - Empirical Evidence from Tyco Flow Control
In: Knowledge and Process Management. 14 (3). pp. 169-181.
2007
[With: Ichijo, Kazuo] The Toyota Way of Global Knowledge Creation: The Learn Local – Act Global Strategy
In: International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management. 7 (2/3). pp. 116-134.
2007
[With: Mukai, Kazuo] Japan's Learning Communities in Hewlett-Packard Consulting & Integration: Challenging One-Size Fits All Solutions
In: The Learning Organization, 14(1). pp. 8-20.
2006
Nisennananen-Mondai: Bedeutung und Auswirkungen einer alternden Bevölkerung und Belegschaft für Firmen in Japan (Meaning and Implications of an Aging Population and Workforce for Firms in Japan)
In: Pohl, Manfred; Wieczorek, Iris (Ed.) Japan 2006. Politik und Wirtschaft (Japan 2006. Politics and Economy). Hamburg: Institut für Asienkunde. pp. 103-125.
2005
The Use of Qualitative Content Analysis in Case Study Research [89 Paragraphs]
In: Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research. Volume 7, No. 1, Art. 21.
2005
[With: Haghirian, Parissa] Interkultureller Wissenstransfer in Multinationalen Japanischen Unternehmen (Knowledge Transfer in Japanese Multinational Corporations)
In: Pohl, Manfred; Wieczorek, Iris (Ed.) Japan 2005. Politik und Wirtschaft (Japan 2005. Politics and economy). Hamburg: Institut für Asienkunde. pp. 213-233.
2005
[With: Degawa, Atsushi] Wissensmanagement Im 21. Jahrhundert: Überlegungen zur Gestaltung und Funktionalität eines idealen Wissensmanagementsystems (Knowledge Management in the 21st Century: Considerations about the Implementation and Functionalities of an Ideal Knowledge Management System)
In: Shogaku Tokyu (Otaru University of Commerce). 56 (2-3). pp. 73-129.
2003
The Japanese Mobile Communications Market: A Consumer Behavior Perspective
In: IFAS Forum (1-2). pp. 25-28.

Working Papers (Book)

2016
[With: Cheng, Ying; Kotosaka, Masahiro; Loh, Chang-Ti; Waldenberger, Franz; Hemmert, Martin] High-tech Start-up Ecosystems in East Asian Agglomerations: Are They Different From the West? . Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien. 32 p.
2015
[With: Tiefenbach, Tim] Disasters, donations, and tax law changes: Disentangling effects on subjective well- being by exploiting a natural experiment . Working Papers. Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien. 39 p.
2015
[With: Tiefenbach, Tim] Disasters, donations, and tax law changes: Disentangling effects on subjective well- being by exploiting a natural experiment . Working Papers. Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien. 39 p.
2013
[With: Kohlbacher, Florian; Tiefenbach, Tim] Disentangling the Happiness Effects of Natural Disasters: The Mitigating Effects of Charitable Donations . Working Papers. Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien. 41 p.
2013
[With: Kohlbacher, Florian; Tiefenbach, Tim] Happiness and Life Satisfaction in Japan by Gender and Age . Working Papers. Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien. 28 p.
2013
[With: Kohlbacher, Florian; Tiefenbach, Tim] Happiness from the Viewpoint of Economics: Findings from Recent Survey Data in Japan . Working Papers. Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien.
2009
[With: Kohlbacher, Florian; Prieler, Michael; Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie] Gendered Portrayals of Older People in Japanese Television Advertising. Working Papers. Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien.
2008
[With: Prieler, Michael; Kohlbacher, Florian; Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie] The Representation of Older People in Japanese Television Advertising . Working Papers. Tokyo: Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien. 44 p.

Other Books

2010
[With: Kohlbacher, Florian; Gudorf, Pascal] Japan: Vom Vorreiter im demografischen Wandel profitieren (Japan: Learning from the Leader in Demographic Change) . Wirtschaftsfaktor Alter Faktenblatt 9 | April 2010. Berlin: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie (BMWi) und Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend. 8 p.
2010
[With: Kohlbacher, Florian; Gudorf, Pascal; Herstatt, Cornelius] Silver Business in Japan: Implications of Demographic Change for Human Resource Management and Marketing . DIJ Publications. Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. 34 p.
2009
[With: Kohlbacher, Florian; Gudorf, Pascal; Herstatt, Cornelius] Silver Business in Japan: Auswirkungen des demographischen Wandels auf Personalpolitik und Marketing (Silver Business in Japan: Implications of Demographic Change for HRM and Marketing) . Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. 34 p

Other Articles

2015
[With: Tiefenbach, Tim] Disasters, donations and tax law changes
In: BCCJ Acumen E-Bulletin. September 2015. British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ).
2015
[With: Tiefenbach, Tim] The rise of solitary deaths
In: BCCJ Acumen E-Bulletin. May 2015. British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ).
2013
[With: Tiefenbach, Tim] Was Japaner glücklich macht [What makes the Japanese happy]
In: JapanMarkt. Januar 2013. Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 22-23.
2010
[With: Langbecker, Norman] Cash & Conscience: Examining the state of fair trade in Japan
In: The ACCJ Journal. November 2010. American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ). pp. 30-33.
2010
Japon: les seniors, ça peut rapporter gros (Japan: Lots can be earned with the seniors)
In: Alternatives Internationales. No. 48, September 2010. pp. 34-35.
2010
[With: Langbecker, Norman] Cash vs. conservation: Eco-points, ecological consumption and economic realities
In: The ACCJ Journal. August 2010. American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ). pp. 32-35.
2010
[With: Langbecker, Norman] Fair Trade in Japan – Alles kalter Kaffee?
In: JapanMarkt, August 2010. Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 18-21.
2010
[With: Langbecker, Norman] Ein Jahr Eco Points: Ökologischer Konsum und ökonomische Realität (One year of Eco Points: Ecological consumption and economic reality)
In: JapanMarkt, Juli 2010. Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 20-23.
2010
[With: Prieler, Michael; Hagiwara, Shigeru; Arima, Akie] 日本のテレビCMにおける高齢者表象と高齢者市場へのアプローチ (Representation of older people and approach towards the senior market in Japanese TV commercials)
In: 吉田秀雄記念事業財団 助成研究集。43 (Yoshida Hideo Memorial Foundation Research Grand Collection. 43). pp. 63-72.
2010
[With: Hideg, Andrea] Raku-Raku Phone: Einfach telefonieren – einfach erfolgreich (Raku-Raku Phone: Simple communication – simply succcessful)
In: JapanMarkt, Mai 2010. Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 22-25.
2010
Baby Boomer Retirement: What happened to the ‘Year 2007 Problem?’
In: The ACCJ Journal. April 2010. American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ). pp. 36-39.
2010
[With: Hommerich, Carola] Free no more: Japan’s experiment in individualism in the workplace has resulted in imposed precarity for freeters
In: The ACCJ Journal. January 2010. American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ). pp. 36-38.
2009
[With: Weihrauch, Andrea] Silbermarktphänomen „revisited“: Goldene Gelegenheit oder rostige Realität? (The silver market phenomenon revisited: golden opportunity or rusty reality?)
In: JapanMarkt, August 2009. Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 13-15.
2009
[With: Heinrich, Steffen] Sayonara salaryman? Change and continuity in Japan’s permanent employment system
In: J@pan Inc, Summer 2009. pp. 36-38.
2009
[With: Weihrauch, Andrea] Japan’s Silver Market Phenomenon: Golden Opportunity or Rusty Reality?
In: Japan Close-Up, May 2009. Tokyo: pp. 18-23.
2009
[With: Weihrauch, Andrea] Baby-Boomer-Pensionierungen: Was wurde aus dem „Jahr-2007-Problem“? (Baby Boomer Retirement: What happened to the “Year-2007-Problem”?)
In: JapanMarkt, April 2009. Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 26-28.
2009
[With: Pagels, Marco] Zulieferer und CSR (Suppliers and CSR)
In: JapanMarkt, Januar 2009. Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. p.30.
2008
Bevölkerungsentwicklung in Japan: Fokus Märkte (Population Development in Japan: Focus Markets)
In: Online-Handbuch Demografie. Berlin: Berlin-Institut für Bevölkerung und Entwicklung.
2008
[With: Herstatt, Cornelius] Das Silbermarkt-Phänomen (The Silver Market Phenomenon)
In: JapanMarkt, September 2008. Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 8-11.
2008
[With: Gudorf, Pascal] Silbermarkt (noch) nicht im Fokus (Silver Market not Yet in the Focus)
In: JapanMarkt, September 2008. Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 12-13.
2008
[With: Pagels, Marco] CSR: Unternehmerische Sozialverantwortung als strategischer Erfolgsfaktor (CSR: Corporate Social Responsibility as Strategic Sucess Factor)
In: aktuell ASIA August 2008. pp. 38-43.
2008
[With: Herstatt, Cornelius] The Silver Market Phenomenon: The aging and shrinking society has huge implications for businesses in Japan
In: J@pan Inc, September 2008. pp. 22-23.
2008
[With: Holtschneider, Uwe] Tokyo Queues for You: Why you have to wait two hours for a doughnut in Japan
In: J@pan Inc, July 2008. pp. 24-26.
2008
Die demografische Zeitbombe tickt: Neue Herausforderungen für CSR (The demographic time bomb is ticking: New challenges for CSR)
In: JapanMarkt, Juni 2008. Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 16-17.
2008
[With: Krähe, Michael O.B.] Quality Control - A Matter of Taste: Respecting customers’ quality requirements
In: J@pan Inc, December 2008. pp. 27-29.
2008
[With: Pagels, Marco] Unternehmerische Sozialverantwortung: Von der Pflicht zur Kür (Corporate Social Responsibility: From Obligation to Competitive Advantage)
In: JapanMarkt, Juni 2008. Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 6-8.
2007
[With: Krähe, Michael O.B.] Vom Geheimnis der richtigen Produktqualität oder warum eine Maschine in Japan grün sein muss: Erfahrungen aus der Praxis (The secret of right product quality or why machines must be green in Japan: experiences from industry)
In: JapanMarkt, November 2007. Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 8-11.
2007
[With: Hommerich, Carola] Japans „freie Arbeiter“: individueller Lebensstil oder aufgedrängte Prekarität? (Japan’s “free workers”: individual lifte style or imposed precarity)
In: JapanMarkt, Oktober 2007. Tokyo: Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 16-19.
2007
Implizites Marketingwissen zum Leben erwecken (Reviving tacit marketing knowledge)
In: Wissensmanagement. 07/07. pp. 28-30.
2007
Bye-Bye Baby-Boomer – Wissensbewahrung und die Herausforderung des demografischen Wandels in Japan (Bye-bye baby boomer – Knowledge retention the the challenge of demographic change in Japan)
In: Journal Arbeit 7.Jg./Nr.1. pp. 8-9.
2007
[With: Holtschneider, Uwe] Tokyo steht an – Warteschlangen als Premiumindikator? (Tokyo lines up – Waiting lines as premium indicators)
In: JapanMarkt, August 2007. Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 16-18.
2007
Koordiniertes Kopieren und kreatives Kooperieren (Coordinated Copying and Creative Cooperating)
In: Wissensmanagement, 04/07. pp. 14-16.
2007
[With: Haghirian, Parissa] Japan und das Wissen der Babyboomer (Japan and the knowledge of the baby boomers)
In: Wissensmanagement, 01/07. pp. 22-24.
2006
Erfolgsmaschine Toyota (Success Model Toyota)
In: JapanMarkt, September 2006. Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 10-12.
2006
Das Jahr-2007-Problem in Japan: Arbeitskräftemangel und Wissensverlust? (The Year 2007 Problem in Japan: Labor Shortage and Lost Knowledge?)
In: JapanMarkt, Juli 2006. Deutsche Industrie- und Handelskammer in Japan. pp. 8-11.
2006
[With: Voelpel, Sven] Sayonara Wissensträger (Sayonara Knowledge Workers)
In: Personalwirtschaft 33 (8). pp. 14-16.

Presentations

September 29, 2011

September 29, 2011
Adoption of technology and consumer well-being in later life. Consumption and Well-being in the Aging Society. Advancing Research on Older Consumers.

November 10, 2011
Introduction to the topic: Aging Societies and Business Implications. Care Robotics in the Aging Society: Integrating Users, Developers and Technology.

November 26, 2010
The risk of foregoing a huge HR potential: Chances and challenges of elder employment in Japan. New employment risks in East Asia.

September 15, 2010

September 15, 2010
Abschlusspodium: Politische Strategien. Human Resources Policy for Ageing Workforce.

May 19, 2009
Vortrag: Japan: Das Silbermarkt-Phänomen. Neue Chancen, große Herausforderungen. Japan: Das Silbermarkt-Phänomen. Neue Chancen, große Herausforderungen.

June 2, 2009
Baby Boomer Retirement and Ageing Workforces in Japan: Challenges, Chances, Perspectives. Imploding Populations – Global and Local Challenges of Demographic Change.

June 2, 2009
The Silver Market Phenomenon in Japan: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges and Opportunities. Imploding Populations – Global and Local Challenges of Demographic Change.

March 3, 2009
Innovation and Innovation Management in the Ageing Society. Frontline Innovations in Health & Social Services in Advanced Silver Society.

June 13, 2008
Introduction: Demographic Change and its Implications on Business. The Silver Market Phenomenon - Business Opportunities in an Ageing Society.

March 7, 2008
Why Care? CSR and Social Innovation in an Era of Demographic Change. Socio-political and Business Aspects of Care in an Era of Demographic Change.

November 29, 2007

CV


Since April 2007
Senior Research Fellow at the German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo

2004 – 2006
Doctoral degree in Commerce/ International Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration; Visiting researcher at Hitotsubashi University Tokyo as a Japanese Government (MEXT) scholarship research student (2005 – 2007); part-time assignments with Schindler Elevator KK (2005) und Siemens KK (2006)

2003 – 2004
Marketing Assistant, Schindler Lifts and Escalators Ltd., Vienna

1999 – 2003
Master’s Degree in Commerce/ International Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration; Exchange student at Kobe University (2000 – 2001); various internships

1978
Born in Rosenheim, Bavaria