Waseda Business School
(Graduate School of Business and Finance)


UCHIDA Kazunari, Professor



Professor Kazunari “Kaz” Uchida joined the faculty of WBS in 2006. Prior to starting an academic career, he enjoyed a long and successful career with the Boston Consulting Group where he ultimately rose to the position of senior vice president. In addition to his work on the faculty at WBS, Professor Uchida has served as independent director in Lifenet Insurance Co in 2012. He also works for Kewpie Corporation. His first position was with Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.

Academic Degrees

M.B.A., General Management, Keio University, 1982-1984

B. Eng., Electronics Engineering, University of Tokyo, 1970-1974

Selected Publications

Note: All of the publications are written in Japanese.

•The art of focusing on the central issue

•The art of hypothesis-driven management

•”Restructuring on the Business Chain ”

•”Deconstruct Your Business to Develop More”

Courses in charge

Currently teaching in Japanese only


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