When Do We Start Collecting? A Study on the Tipping Point of Collecting Behavior

Prof. Gao Leilei, Department of Marketing, CUHK Business School
From McDonald’s Happy Meal toys to Monet’s paintings and Chinese antiques, collection is a popular consumer activity. Why do we collect and when do we start collecting?



It’s All About Timing: A Study on the Strategic Vehicle Recalls in US

Prof. Xie Jin, School of Accountancy, CUHK Business School
Vehicle recalls are common among major US car manufacturers. A CUHK study reveals large recalls are timed strategically to minimize the impact of recalls on the cost of external finance.

Ambiguous Leadership Undermines Compliance

Prof. Xiaowei Rose Luo, INSEAD Associate Professor | 2 comments
Forcing companies and people to juggle conflicting demands can encourage symbolic compliance.

Up Close with Stephanie Villemagne

Stephanie Villemagne, Associate Dean (Graduate Programs); MBA Director, CUHK Business School | 1 comments
From INSEAD to CUHK, Stephanie Villemagne has developed a wealth of knowledge in leading MBA programs. What does a successful MBA program mean to her?

Succeeding in the Age of Disruption

Mr. Tony Tai, IBM China/Hong Kong Limited | 9 comments
In today’s ever-changing digital world, how do we reinvent ourselves to stay ahead of the game?

The Art of Online Shopping

Prof. Sandeep R. Chandukala, Singapore Management University | 16 comments
A study by SMU investigates the factors that influence online shopping behavior and promote positive shopping experiences

It's Time to Share

Prof. Timon Du Chih-ting, CUHK Business School | 12 comments
The use of the internet has enabled Sharing Economy to flourish in the global economy and Hong Kong is no exception. However, there are still challenges ahead.

The Role of Cultural Differences in Business Communications

Vincent Wong Chi, Department of Marketing, CUHK Business School | 15 comments
Whether a culture can tolerate uncertainty and ambiguity has an important effect on how people communicate and negotiate in business.

Lessons Behind China’s Stock Market Crash

Liu Xin, School of Accountancy, CUHK Business School | 11 comments
What are the factors that triggered the stock price crash in China's stock market since 2014? And what can we learn from it?

How China’s Firms Use Analysts to Communicate Externally

Prof. T.J. Wong, School of Accountancy, CUHK Business School | 20 comments
A study by CUHK Business School reveals how well-connected financial analysts play an important role in informing the wider market about Chinese firms.

Doing Well By Doing Good: The Impact of CSR on Competitors

Prof. Cao Jie and Zhan Xintong, Department of Finance, CUHK Business School | 9 comments
CSR is not only a way to give back to society, but also an effective strategy which offers a competitive edge for firms, as CUHK researchers find.

The study revealed that the relationship between leader humor and job satisfaction was dependent on the quality of the leader–subordinate relationship, and not the positive/negative tone of the leader’s humor.

Dr. Iun, Joyce Sio-Kun
School of Hotel and Tourism Management

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