About Shige Makino

Shige Makino is Professor at Faculty of Economics/Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan, and Emeritus Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received LLB and MBA degrees from Keio University, and PhD from Ivey Business School, Western University.

Shige’s current research focuses on strategies and performance of multinational corporations. He is especially interested in exploring non-economic based motivations on economic activities and their performance consequences in international business. His research has appeared in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal, among others.

Shige served as a Vice President of the Academy of International Business (Program) and a President of the Association of Japanese Business Studies. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Global Strategy Journal, a Consulting Editor of Journal of International Business Studies, and an editorial and advisory board member in a number of local and international journals. He has received several major research awards and honors, including the JIBS Gold Medal (2019) and the International Business Review (IBR) Best Journal Paper of the Year Award (2020).

He teaches strategic management and business models at undergraduate, masters and PhD levels and received many teaching awards at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, including the Vice Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award (the University’s top teaching award) and the Teaching Excellence Award (the Business School’s top teaching award).