Dipl.-Kfm. Roman Bartnik
- 2003/7: Degree in Business Administration (BWL, Diplom) with honours. Degree dissertation funded by the Fraunhofer Technology Development Group (TEG)
- 2000: Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 2 (second highest)
1997 - 2003: Studies in Business Administration at Trier University
- 06/2005 - 09/2005: Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Summer Program research stipend at the Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University / Tokyo
- 08/2006 - 04/2007: Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers" at the Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University / Tokyo
- 09/2005 – 07/2006: Lecturer of the course “Doing business in Asia / Japan”, at the Cologne Business School (CBS)
- 11/2003 - 12/2007: Research Associate at the Chair for East Asian Economic Studies, Mercator School of Management, University of Duisburg-Essen
- 2000-2001: Student assistant and interpreter for French expert interviews at the project "Systems of monetory gain sharing" in Europe (systèmes de participation financière) at Trier University
- 2000: Internship at Roland Berger International Management Consultants (3 months, Wien, Dortmund, Düsseldorf)
- 1999: Internship at Bosch K.K. (3 months, Yokohama)
- 1997: Internship at Henkel Japan Ltd. (3 months, Osaka)
- 1996 - 1997: Obligatory Civil Service (11 months, Duesseldorf)
International comparisons of influences on the generation of technological innovation
- On the organizational level (management of new product development and overseas R&D subsidiaries)
- On the national level (change of National Innovation Systems, links to supporting institutions in the policy, labour, education, and social security systems)
Current research projects and papers can be accessed here:
- Methodological questions of Japanese related economic research
- Japan between market, state and society
- Reading economic texts in Japanese (study group)
- Studying foreign R&D coordination: emApirical approaches and evidence from Japanese multinationals. Sponsored presentation at “Symposium on Global R&D in East Asia”, Rutgers Business School, 2007/4/30, (New Jersey, USA).
- Coordinating international R&D: evidence from Japanese and German multinationals. “International Workshop on R&D management in German and Japanese companies“, 2007/3/10, Institute of Innovation Research / Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo.
- Chances for economic development in Japan: short-term brightening or sustainable recovery? (German: “Chancen der konjunkturellen Entwicklung in Japan: Kurzzeitige Aufhellung oder nachhaltige Erholung?”) Within the presentation series ´“Boarding for Japan – business opportunities in Japan“, organized by JETRO and the Japanese consulate, 25.1.2006 Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Bochum, and 31.1.2006, IHK Ostwestfalen zu Bielefeld
- Global integration vs. local adaptation in multinationals: Evidence from R&D organization of pharmaceutical companies in Japan, Euro-Asia Management Studies Association (EAMSA) Annual Conference 2005, December 8, Frankfurt a.d.O / Germany.
- External trade, signaling, and the German Pavillon – Expo 2005 from an economic perspective (German original title: Außenhandel, Signaling und der deutsche Pavillon – die Expo 2005 aus ökonomischer Sicht), Workshop ´Order and Organization of the Japanese Economy´, German Association for Social Science Research on Japan (VSJF), November 18, 2005 Königswinter / Germany.
- Academy of International Business (AIB)
- European International Business Academy (EIBA)
- German Association for Social Science Research on Japan (VSJF)