She has published more than five books and 50 papers on Japanese business organization, strategy and management. Her research interest is to analyze the social and economic efficiency consequences of different ways of organizing business and the economy, and her main areas of interest are Japan's corporate strategies in light of financial market organization, regulation, corporate governance, antitrust, employment, manufacturing, innovation and entrepreneurship. Schaede has spent a total of more than nine years of research and study in Japan and is currently working on a book on the strategic repositioning of Japan's most successful companies.
Ulrike Schaede is Professor of Japanese Business at the University of California, San Diego.
She is the Director of JFIT (Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology) and head of the International Management track at GPS, the School of Global Policy and Strategy.