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Department of Financial and Management Studies (DeFiMS)

Mr Kanji Kitamura



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Mr Kanji Kitamura
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Thesis title:
Toward a theory of cultural untranslatability with application to Japanese, UK and USA cross-cultural business management and beyond (working title)
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PhD Research

My PhD work, currently at fieldwork stage, will propose and test a theory, cultural (un)translatability, as a framework to describe a spectrum of varying degrees of cultural differences, in particular, senses of values (“cultural values”) and culturally-driven business practices including decision-making activities.

Research Interest

International business management, cross-cultural studies, corporate finance / banking / credit analysis in a real-world context, translation studies.

PhD Publications