HELLER Daniel Arturo


Graduate School of International Social Sciences, International Social Sciences Section



Date of Birth


Research Fields, Keywords

strategic alliances, organizational learning, product development, automobile industry

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HELLER, Daniel Arturo

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  • I research about strategic alliances and product development, with a focus on the world auto industry. My teaching is on strategy, inter-organizational relations, and Japanese Management. I am also head of the international affairs committee for the College of Business Administration and play an active role in the development of Yokohama Business School, our MBA course.

Graduate School 【 display / non-display


    The University of Tokyo  Graduate School, Division of Economics  Business Administration  Doctor Course  Completed


    The University of Tokyo  Graduate School, Division of Economics  Master Course  Completed

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  • 2008.09

    Harvard Business School   Visiting Scholar  

  • 2008.09

    Center for Technology, Policy, and Industrial Development   Massachusetts Institute of Technology   Visiting Scientist  

  • 2005.04

      Associate Professor  

  • 2003.04

    Shinshu University,   Faculty of Economics   Lecture  

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  • 2012.04

    Japanese Operations Management and Strategy Association

  • 2009.01

    Academy of Management

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Management


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  • Strategic Alliances

    JST Target Oriented Research for Embryonic Science and Technology (TOREST)  

    Project Year:  -   

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  • Japan: You're the Leader? The Long-Term Relationship Approach to Japanese Leadership (Co-authored with Yasuhiro Hattori). Chapter 12 in Global Leadership Perspectives: Insights and Analysis, Edited by Simon Western and Éric-Jean Garcia, Sage Publications

    Yasuhiro Hattori, Daniel Heller (Part: Joint Work )

    Sage Publications  2018.04

  • Lessons for On-the-Spot Recovery: Riken and the 2007 Chuetsu Offshore Earthquake. Chapter 4 in Industries and Disasters: Building Robust and Competitive Supply Chains, Edited by Takahiro Fujimoto and Daniel Heller

    HELLER Daniel Arturo (Part: Single Work )

    Nova Science  2017.12

  • Industries and Disasters: Building Robust and Competitive Supply Chains (Editors: Takahiro Fujimoto and Daniel Heller; Publisher: Nova Science)

    Daniel Heller, Takahiro Fujimoto (Part: Joint Editor )

    Nova Science  2017.12 ISBN: 9781536129


  • Monozukuri Management: Driver of sustained competitiveness in the Japanese auto industry, Chapter 6 in Japanese Management in Evolution: New Directions, Breaks, and Emerging Practices, Edited by Tsutomu Nakano, Routledge

    Daniel Heller, Takahiro Fujimoto (Part: Joint Work , Range: Ch6: Monozukuri Management: Driver of sustained competitiveness in the Japanese auto industry )

    Routledge  2017.07 ISBN: 9781138673366

  • Can both competitiveness and profitability be sustained? An analysis of the long-term performance of Japanese automakers

    Daniel A. Heller, Yumi Kato, Mihail Marinov (Part: Joint Work )

    Innovation Research and Support Center, Shinshu University  2013.10 ISBN: 978-4-9905365

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  • Probing a Prepared Organization : Reading Takahiro Fujimoto’s the Evolution of a Manufacturing system at Toyota

    Annals of Business Administration   1 ( 2 ) 35 - 38   2002.07

    Introduction and explanation (others)   Single Work

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  • Empirical Research on the Role of the Sales Outlet in Monozukuri Management

    Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)

    Project Year: 2016.04  -  2021.03  Investigator(s): Heller, Daniel

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  • Market and Financial Competitiveness of Japanese Automakers (1980-2014)

    Marinov, M., Kato, Y., Natsumi, S.

    24th International Colloquium of GERPISA  (Puebla, Mexico)  2016.06.01  

  • The process and result of organizational capability building at a lower tier automotive supplier: A case study of transferring the Toyota Philosophy

    [HELLER, Daniel Arturo][Kato, Yumi]

    Industry Studies Association Conference  (Portland, Oregon (USA))  2014.05.26  

  • Supply Chain Disruption Risk and Recovery:Temporary Diversification and Its Limits

    5th International Supply Chain Management Symposium and Workshop  2012.03.10  

  • Trends in multi-layered performance of Japanese OEMs: Can excellence be obtained in both operational and financial performance?


  • Life as a Professor II: Organizational Issues

    Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management  2011.08.13  

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