search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Roblyn SIMEON

DF (1993)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Roblyn
Middle Name
 
Last Name
SIMEON
Sex
Male
Organization
San Francisco State University
Title
Professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
College of Business, San Francisco State University
Address 2 (optional)
1600 Holloway Avenue
City
San Francisco
State
CA
Zip Code
94132
Country
United States
Telephone
415-338-6298
Email
rsimeon@sfsu.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3912&sid=23321a0bdccb7ab21aa94eb683b8ec2c
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: A. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies at a university or research institution.

Field of Study: Business

2. Please describe what you are currently doing. (If you have your own website or any relevant site, provide its URL.)

Answer: I am a professor of International Business at San Francisco State University. http://cob.sfsu.edu/cob/directory/faculty_profile.cfm?facid=130

3. Where did you acquire your most advanced Japanese language training for your research?

Answer: B. I learned it at a special language training school. (Doku Gaku, One summer course and the rest was self-taught)

4. Have you ever participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme?

Answer: NO

5. Have you earned a doctoral degree?

Answer: YES
Year: 1996
Field: Business
University: University of California, Berkeley

Optional Inquiry:
1. Please describe briefly how the Japan Foundation Fellowship experience influenced your career.

Answer: The fellowship gave me the chance to go to Japan for a year and collect data for my dissertation. I also was able to meet a number of Japanese professionals who gave me tremendous insight into Japanese management practices.

2. The Japan Foundation is planning to create a network or forum among past Japan Foundation fellows. Please let us know if you have any suggestions in terms of themes, format, etc.

Answer: I think that most of the activity I have noticed recently in the Japan Foundation newsletter is related to culture. I would be interested in activities that link business and culture in Japan.