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Discussion Paper Series 2018 #01: Organization of Value Creation and Work in the Japanese Wind Power Industry: Studying Organizational Diversity in Face of Institutional Change

By Manuel Nicklich & Jörg Sydow. The Fukushima disaster of 2011 has changed the perspective on renewable energies, not least in Japan. Although the production of renewable energies has since then continuously increased in that country, too, Fukushima seems to have had a greater impact on other countries such as Germany, for example. Given the insight that emerging fields often form and change around particular events that create opportunities, we see institutional change in the field of Japanese energy production taking place.

Discussion Paper Series 2017 #01: « Institutional investors, corporate social responsibility, and stock price performance »

The launch of the United Nations Global Compact Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) in 2006 prompted the Japanese government to emphasize corporate social responsibility (CSR) in investment policies and put pressure on institutional investors to monitor environmental and social performance.

Discussion Paper Series 2016 #05 : « The impact of changes in Japanese tender offer regulations on bidder behavior and shareholder gains »

Japanese regulators have undertaken several adjustments to the rules governing the market for corporate control beginning with the 1990 introduction of mandatory bid rules (MBR) for tender offers. However, the adoption of an MBR alone did not initially contribute to an active tender offer market, nor did it adequately protect targets’ minority shareholders.