Tim Craig, BlueSky Founder & Chief Editor
Tim Craig, BlueSky Founder & Chief Editor

Education

Ph.D., 1992, International Business / Business Policy, University of Washington, Seattle.

Masters of International Management, 1983, American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), Glendale, Arizona.

M.A., 1973, East Asian Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

B.A., 1969, Biology / English, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana

Publications

Tim Craig. Translation: Basic Business Principles, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., 1985.

Tim Craig. Case: “The Japanese Brewing Industry.” In Charles W.L. Hill and Gareth R. Jones, Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach, 3rd Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1994.

Tim Craig. Case: “Asahi Breweries, Ltd.” In Charles W.L. Hill and Gareth R. Jones, Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach, 3rd Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1994.

Tim Craig. “Location Decision and Implementation Issues in Production and Non-Production FDI: The Case of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.,” Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, August 1995.

Tim Craig. “Achieving Innovation and Change through Bureaucracy: Lessons from the Japanese Brewing Industry,” California Management Review, 38, 1, Fall 1995.

Tim Craig. “Country Competitiveness in the Information Age: A Content Comparison of Canadian and Japanese Daily Newspapers,” Japanese Society, 1, 1996.

Tim Craig. “The Pendular Organization: A Dynamic Approach to Complex Centralization-Decentralization and Knowledge Sharing Pressures,” Best Paper Proceedings of the 1996 Annual Meeting of the Association of Japanese Business Studies, 1996.

Tim Craig. “The Japanese Beer Wars: Initiating and Responding to Hypercompetition in New Product Development,” Organization Science, 7, 3 (May-June), 1996.

Tim Craig. “Location and Implementation Issues in Support Function FDI: The Globalisation of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.,” Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 14, 1997.

Tim Craig, Editor. Book: Japan Pop! Inside the World of Japanese Popular Culture. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2000.

Nailin Bu, Timothy J. Craig, and T.K. Peng, “Reactions to Authority,” Thunderbird International Business Review, 43, 6 (November-December), 2001.

Nailin Bu, Timothy J. Craig, and T.K. Peng, “Acceptance of Supervisory Direction in Typical Workplace Situations: A Comparison of US, Taiwanese, and PRC Employees,” International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 1, 2 (April), 2001.

Nailin Bu, T.K. Peng, and Timothy J. Craig, “Employee Reactions to Supervisory Direction in Four Types of Firms in Taiwan: The Effects of Company Policy, Peer Consensus, and Independent Assessment,” Asia-Pacific Journal of Management, 18, 1 (March), 2001.

Tim Craig, “E-commerce” (pp. 124-127), “Soichiro Honda” (180-181), “Kirin Brewery” (266-267), “Konosuke Matsushita” (295-298), “Nihonteki Keiei [Japanese-style Management]” (332-335), “Post-Second World War Recovery” (363-366), “7-11 Japan” (399-400), and “Sharp” (401), in The Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management, edited by Allan Bird. New York: Routledge, 2002.

Timothy J. Craig and Richard King, Editors. Book: Global Goes Local: Popular Culture in Asia. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 2002. (Co-published by University of Hawaii Press and University of Hong Kong Press.)

Sang Hoon Nam and Tim Craig, “Foreign Direct Investment by Korean Firms: Profile, Theory, and Implementation,” Journal of International Business and Economy, 3, 1 (Fall), 2002.

Nailin Bu, T.K. Peng, and Timothy J. Craig, “Abstract Questions vs. Vignettes: Exploring Response Biases in Cross-Cultural Management Studies Involving PRC, Taiwanese and U.S. Respondents,” Pan Pacific Management Review, 2003.

Tim Craig, Simple Daily Business English Communication and Negotiation, Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, February 2007.

Tim Craig. Book chapter: “Live to Work or Work to Live: The Search for Work-life Balance in 21st Century Japan.” In Ways of Living: Work, Community, Organizations and Lifestyle Choice, edited by Paul Blyton, Betsy Blunsdon, Ali Dastmalchian, and Ken Reed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Tim Craig. Case: Anime News Network: Building a Sustainable Internet Business. London, Ontario: Ivey Publishing, 2014.

Tim Craig, Philip Sugai, and Lukman Aroean. Case: Hatsune Miku: Japanese Virtual Idol Ignites Global Value Co-creation. London, Ontario: Ivey Publishing, 2015.

Tim Craig. Case: “Cool Japan”: Industrial Policy for Cultural Industries. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2016.

Tim Craig. Case: Japanese Pop Music and Idols. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2016.

Tim Craig and Lauren Jubelt. Case: Johnny & Associates: Japanese Pop Idol Producer Faces a Changing World. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2016.

Tim Craig and Zhang Songyu. Case: AKB48: The Making of a Pop Idol Juggernaut. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2016.

Tim Craig. Case: “Kawaii”: Hello Kitty and Japanese Cute. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2016.

Tim Craig, Daniel Cuellar, and Tawon Lirdluckanawong. Case: Square Enix: Keeping the Fantasy Alive. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2016.

Adrian Sossna, Yemin Wang, and Tim Craig. Case: A Bathing Ape (BAPE): The Rise, Fall, and Rescue of a Fashion Icon. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2016.

Tim Craig. Case: Toei Kyoto Studio Park: Tapping into Kyoto’s Tourism Boom. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2016.

Heriberto Ruiz Tafoya, Tim Craig, and Piripat Chongstitwattana. Case: Ippodo Tea Company: A 300-year-old Business Navigates Today’s World. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2016.

Tim Craig. Case: Sumo Meets Globalization: Foreigners Carry Japan’s Most Traditional Sport into the Future. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2017.

Tim Craig, Mike Adams, Joe Kesslering, and Niko Iftner. The Japanese Anime Industry: Studio Trigger Finds Its Mark. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2017.

Tim Craig. Book: Cool Japan: Case Studies from Japan’s Cultural and Creative Industries. Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing, 2017.