Award Winners of JFTC Essay Competition 2005
December 15, 2005
Japan Foreign Trade Council, Inc. sponsors of the "JFTC Essay Competition 2005" are very pleased to announce that we received a total of 134 submissions from 30 different countries for the competition 2005.
After a strict screening of all the essays, the four submissions below have been selected as the winners of the competition in 2005. We would like to express our congratulations to the winners and thank all the participants for taking part.
|Chair||Dr. Iwao Nakatani, Director of Research, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd. and President of Tama University|
|Vice Chairs||Professor Yoko Wake, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University|
|Vice Chairs||Mr. Kazuo Mori, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.|
Grand Prize of 1,000,000 yen
"Advocacy for 'Corporate Foreign Policy'"
Mr. Akihiko TAMURA (Japanese, age 38)
Prizes for Excellence of 200,000 yen
"Globalization's New Face - Corporate Social Responsibility"
Ms. Lauma SKRUZMANE (Latvian, age 23)
"Intercultural Management Skills: What Japanese Corporations Need to Know"
Mr. Makoto YODA (Japanese, age 47)
"Globalization of Regional Corporations: Case Studies and Future Avenues"
Mr. Sadaka INASAWA (Japanese, age 29)
|Subject||"Globalization and Japanese Companies"|
|Language||Essays may be written in English or Japanese|
|Length||No more than 5,000 words in English|
|Deadline||September 30, 2005|