Toru Yoshikawa

Toru Yoshikawa is Professor of Strategic Management at Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University.  He received his Ph.D. in business policy from York University in Toronto, Canada.  He was previously a faculty member at McMaster University in Canada and Nihon University in Japan. His main research interests include strategic and performance implications of corporate governance, board reforms and diversity, comparative corporate governance, and corporate governance of family firms.  His research articles have appeared in such academic journals as Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Studies.  His co-edited book on comparative corporate governance, The Convergence of Corporate Governance: Promise and Prospects, was published in 2012 from Palgrave MacMillan. He has been actively giving public seminars on topics related to corporate governance and strategies in Asia. Prior to his academic career, he was an investment banker in capital markets and investment banking areas with a Canadian financial institution.

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