Friends in Need are Friends Indeed – How Friendships Cloak Financial Gain in China

Prof. George Yang and Prof. Zhaoyang Gu, School of Accountancy
A study by CUHK Business School reveals the invisible links between financial analysts and fund managers and how their friendships cloak the financial gain in investment in China.



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

Prof. Cao Jie and Zhan Xintong, Department of Finance
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.

Spotlight on Samuel Yung: Characteristics of a Successful Salesman

Mr. Samuel Yung, AIA International Limited | 0 comments
Samuel Yung, Executive District Director of AIA International shares his management philosophy and how to be a successful salesman in the insurance industry.

The Fall of South Beauty

Iris Zhang Ru, School of Accountancy | 7 comments
What lessons can we learn from the fall of South Beauty Group, the once prestigious and only food service partner of Chinese cuisine for the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

Spotlight on Michael Tien: The Right Career For You

Mr. Michael Tien, G2000 Group | 5 comments
What makes a career last? Michael Tien, Founder and Chairman of G2000 Group shares his experience on what it takes to build a successful career.

Does An Attractive Salesperson Always Boost Sales?

Prof. Lisa Wan, School of Hotel and Tourism Management | 4 comments
We often assume physical attraction will be an advantage in life and that an attractive salesperson will be able to increase shoppers’ purchase intention. Is that really the case?

Spotlight on Alan Siu: Embrace Change and Seize the Opportunity

Mr. Alan Siu, DuPont China | 4 comments
Alan Siu, an alumnus of CUHK Business School’s MBA program, shares his career development and and the biggest business opportunity in China for young people.

We Are What We Think: A Neo-Confucian Perspective on China’s Economic Growth

Why has China been able to maintain a high-speed economic development during the past decades. Researchers say it may have to do with its Confucian thinking.

Lessons Behind the China’s Stock Market Crash

What are the factors that triggered the stock price crash in China's stock market since 2014? And what can we learn from it?

This study examines the effects of corporate governance mechanisms on CSR performance in an emerging economy, China.

Prof. Lau Chung-ming
Department of Management

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