Research

Books:

Business, Ethics and Institutions: The Evolution of Turkish Capitalism in Global Perspectives, eds. Asli M. Colpan and Geoffrey Jones, New York and London: Routledge, 2020

Business Groups in the West: Origins, Evolution and Resilience, eds. Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino, Oxford: Oxford U.P., 2018.

Oxford Handbook of Business Groups, eds. Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino and James R. Lincoln, Oxford: Oxford U.P., 2010 (Hardcover edition), 2012 (Paperback edition).  (Reviewed in Administrative Science Quarterly, December 18, 2013).

Book chapters:

‘コーポレートガバナンスにおけるダイバーシティの重要性’, Asli M. Colpan. In 日本企業変革のためのコーポレートファイナンス講義, edited by Hiroto Koda, Tokyo: 一般社団法人 金融財政事情研究会, 2020.

Business Groups in International Business, Asli M. Colpan and Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra. In The Routledge Companion to Makers of Global Business, eds. Silva Lopes, T., Lubinski C., Tworek, H., Routledge U.P, 2019.

Introduction: Business groups reexamined, Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino. In Business Groups in the West: Origins, Evolution and Resilience, eds. Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino, Oxford: Oxford U.P., 2018.

The evolutionary dynamics of diversified business groups in the West: History and theory, Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino. In Business Groups in the West: Origins, Evolution and Resilience, eds. Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino, Oxford: Oxford U.P., 2018.

Politics, institutions and diversified business groups: Comparisons across developed countries, Ben Ross Schneider, Asli M. Colpan and Weihuang Wong.  In Business Groups in the West: Origins, Evolution and Resilience, eds. Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino, Oxford: Oxford U.P., 2018.

Open Innovation and Equity Alliances in Corporate Groups: The Case of Panasonic in Japan, Hiroyuku Nakazono, Takashi Hikino and Asli M. Colpan. In Open Innovation through Strategic Alliances, ed. Refik Culpan, Palgrave MacMillan, 2014.

Foundations of Business Groups: Toward an Integrated Framework, Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino. In Oxford Handbook of Business Groups, eds. Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino and James R. Lincoln, Oxford U.P. , 2010.

Business groups in historical perspectives, Geoffrey Jones and Asli M. Colpan. In Oxford Handbook of Business Groups, eds. Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino and James R. Lincoln, Oxford U.P. , 2010.

Technological innovation and business groups, Mike Hobday and Asli M. Colpan. In Oxford Handbook of Business Groups, eds. Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino and James R. Lincoln, Oxford U.P. , 2010.

Business groups in Turkey, Asli M. Colpan. In Oxford Handbook of Business Groups, eds. Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino and James R. Lincoln, Oxford U.P. , 2010.

Introduction, Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino and James R. Lincoln. In Oxford Handbook of Business Groups, eds. Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino and James R. Lincoln, Oxford U.P. , 2010.

Japanese enterprises in transition: Changing ownership and governance innovation, Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino and Toru Yoshikawa. In Have Japanese Firms Changed?: The Lost Decade, edited by Hiroaki Miyoshi and Yoshifumi Nakata, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

The evolution of capitalism and theories of corporate governance (Kapitalizmin evrimi ve kurumsal yonetim teorileri)”, Asli M. Colpan. In Corporate Governance: Rules and Institutions in Corporate Management,(Özel Sektörde Kurumsal Yönetim: İyi Şirket Yönetimi İçin Kurallar ve Kurumlar), edited by Coskun Can Aktan (in Turkish), Capital Markets Board of Turkey, Ankara, 2006, pp.49-68.

Articles:

  ‘Corporate Social Responsibility in Business Groups’, Melsa Ararat, Asli M. Colpan and Dirk Matten, Encyclopedia of Business and Professional Ethics, edited by Alex Michalos and Deborah Poff, Springer Nature, forthcoming.

‘The functions of the HQ unit revisited: the multidivisional enterprise vs. the business group’, Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino, Entreprises et Histoire, No:94, 2019.  

‘Business groups and the corporate responsibility for the public good’, Melsa Ararat, Asli M. Colpan and Dirk Matten, Journal of Business Ethics, 153 (4):, 2018 (SSCI). 

‘Business groups as an organizational model’, Asli M. Colpan and Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Oxford Encyclopedia of Business and Management, Oxford University Press, 2018. 

 ‘Business groups and corporate governance: Review Synthesis and Extension, Colli, Andrea and Colpan Asli. M. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 24 (3): 274-302, 2016 (SSCI).

 ‘Diversified business groups in the West: History and Theory’, Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino, Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 17-035, 2016.   

‘Business Groups, Entrepreneurship and the Growth of the Koç Group in Turkey’, Colpan, Asli M.  and Geoffrey Jones. Business History, 58 (1):69-88, 2016 (SSCI).

 ‘Leveraging Competing Institutional Logics in the Adoption of Stock Option Pay’, Xuesong Geng, Toru Yoshikawa, and Asli M. Colpan, Strategic Management Journal (SSCI), 2015.

  ‘Entrepreneurship and Business Groups: An Evolutionary Perspective on the Growth of the Koç Group in Turkey’, Asli M. Colpan and Geoffrey Jones, Harvard Business School General Management Unit  Working Paper No. 15-035, 2014.

‘How does export commitment and product diversity affect the international scope-firm performance relationship: Evidence from Japan’, Asli M. Colpan, Andrew Delios and Takashi Hikino, Asian Business & Management, 2013, 12(1), 142-172 (SSCI).

‘Internationalization of East Asian firms’, Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino, Asian Business & Management, 2013, 12 (1), 1-13 (SSCI).

‘Performance sensitivity of executive pay: The role of foreign investors and affiliated directors in Japan’, Asli M. Colpan and Toru Yoshikawa, Corporate Governance: An International Review, 2012, 20 (6): 547-561, (SSCI).

‘Shareholder Heterogeneity and Conflicting Goals: Strategic Investments in the Japanese Electronics Industry’, Asli M. Colpan, Toru Yoshikawa, Takashi Hikino and Esther del Brio, Journal of Management Studies, 2011, 48 (3), 591-618. (SSCI)

‘Are strategy-performance relationships contingent on macroeconomic environments? Evidence from Japan’s textile industry’, Asli M. Colpan, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 2008, Volume25, No.4: 635-665. (SSCI)

‘Innovation and internationalization in the white goods GVC: the case of Arcelik’, International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, Special Issue on ‘Global Value Chains & Innovation Networks: Prospects for Industrial Upgrading in Developing Countries’, Federico Bonaglia, Asli M. Colpan and Andrea Goldstein, 2008, Vol.1, No.4: 520-535.   

‘Diversifying to be the leading developmental agent: Business groups in Turkey’s large-enterprise economy’ (Turkiye’nin buyuk sirketler kesiminde isletme gruplarinin yeri ve cesitlendirme stratejileri), Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino, Yonetim Arastirmalari Dergisi (Management Research Journal), 2008, Vol: 8 (1-2): 23-58.

‘Japanese corporate governance: Structural change and financial performance’, Asian Business and Management, Asli M. Colpan, Toru Yoshikawa, Takashi Hikino and Hiroaki Miyoshi, 2007, Issue No:   6.S1: 203-227. (SSCI)

‘The effects of product diversity, international scope and keiretsu membership on the performance of Japan’s textile firms in the 1990s’, Asli M. Colpan, Asian Business & Management, 2006, Issue No: 5.3: 419-445. (SSCI)

‘Changing economic environments, evolving diversification strategies, and differing financial performance: Japan’s largest textile firms, 1970-2001’, Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino, Industrial and Corporate Change, 2005, Vol.14, Issue.6: 897-940. (SSCI)

‘Diversified expansion and different business models in the Japanese textile industry’, Asli M. Colpan, Journal of Textile, Apparel, Technology and Management, Vol.3, Issue 4, Winter 2004, pp.1-13.

‘Product diversification and financial performance of Japanese textile firms: An econometric appraisal’, Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino, Masahiro Shimotani and Atsushi Yokoyama, The Kyoto Economic Review, Vol.72 No.1/2 April/ October 2003, pp.77-87.

‘The structural transformation and strategic reorientation of Japanese textile businesses’, Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino, Masahiro Shimotani and Atsushi Yokoyama, The Kyoto Economic Review, Vol.No.1/2 April/ October 2002, pp.65-75. Reprinted in Turkish translation as ‘Japon tekstil endustrisinde yapisal degisimler ve yeniden yapilanma’, Tekstil Maraton Dergisi, Vol. 13 No.66, May/June, 2003, pp.75-80.

Cases/Course Materials:

“Vehbi Koç and the Making of Turkey’s Largest Business Group.” (B CASE), Colpan, Asli M., and Geoffrey Jones. Harvard Business School Case 815-078, 2015.

“Vehbi Koç and the Making of Turkey’s Largest Business Group.” (A CASE), Colpan, Asli M., and Geoffrey Jones. Harvard Business School Case 811-081, 2013.

“Vehbi Koç and the Making of Turkey’s Largest Business Group (Teaching Note).”, Colpan, Asli M., and Geoffrey Jones. Harvard Business School Teaching Note 811-104.

Book reviews:

Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity, (eds. Masahiko Aoki, Gregory Jackson and Hideaki Miyajima), Waseda University Commerce Review, 2008, No.417: 239-245.

Papers in conference proceedings:

‘Development of Business Groups in Emerging Markets’, EACES Asian Conference on Sustainability and Future Perspectives of Emerging Markets Proceedings, 2009.      

‘Effective business models for maturing industries: Japan’s textile firms in new international rivalry’, International Conference on Business, Economics and Management Conference Proceedings, 2005, Vol.2: Corporate Culture, Corporate Governance and Competitiveness, pp. 215-229.

‘Diversification strategy and performance: An empirical study of Japan’s textile industry’, Asli M. Colpan and Takashi Hikino, 4th Asia Academy of Management Conference Proceedings, Shanghai, China, December 16-18, 2004.

‘Japan’s textile industry: Structural change and strategies for sustainable growth’, Japan Studies Association of Canada Annual Conference, Best Papers Proceedings, McMaster University DeGroote School of Business, October 17-19, 2003.

Papers published in working paper series:

‘Corporate governance, growth strategy, and economic performance of Japanese firms’ Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University, Mizuho Securities Endowment Working Paper Series, No.106, , (Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino and Toru Yoshikawa), 2008.

‘Industrial Upgrading in the White Goods Global Value Chain: The Case of Arcelik’, Doshisha University, ITEC Working Paper Series, No.08-04, (Federico Bonaglia, Asli M. Colpan and Andrea Goldstein), 2008.

‘Corporate Governance and Financial Performance of Japanese Firms’, Doshisha University, ITEC Working Paper Series, No.07-07, (Asli M. Colpan, Toru Yoshikawa, Takashi Hikino and Hiroaki Miyoshi), 2007.

‘Interactive Effects of International Operational Scope, Export Commitment, and Product Diversification in Japan’s Electronics Firms’, Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University, Mizuho Securities Endowment Working Paper Series, No.101, 2006.   

Opinion articles:

Asli M. Colpan, ものづくりこそ日本の原点 (Manufacturing Craftsmanship is Japan’s Original Competitive Edge)、Asahi Newspaper, May 3, 2012.

Asli M. Colpan, No English, No Business、Asahi Newspaper, May 20, 2012.

Asli M. Colpan, 留学生雇ってグローバル化 (Globalization through the Employment of International Students)、Asahi Newspaper, May 27, 2012.

Asli M. Colpan, 頭脳820万人分 収益に不可欠 (The Talents of 8.2 Million People are Wasted)、Asahi Newspaper, June 3, 2012.

Asli M. Colpan, 日本流の経営戦略 今こそ再構築 (Japan Originated Management Strategy: Now is the Time to Redevelop)、Asahi Newspaper, June 10, 2012.