Research Seminar

Seminar Coordinators: Prof. Wenxi JIANG and Prof. Zhenyu GAO

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The curtain is falling on a generation of Asia's tycoons who forged vast fortunes in the fires of the region's political and economic upheaval of the past half-century. Prof. Joseph Fan told The Wall Street Journal that "Li Ka-shing's key asset is hi... Read More
Business undergraduate Vivian Ma Wing-yu was among the four youngsters with outstanding sports performance featured in Wen Wei Po.Pouring sweat and tears into day-and-night training, Ma strives to perform her best in cycling races for Hong Kong Read More
Global Business Studies (GBS) year 1 student Melody Tam Lok-man was awarded Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship in recognition of her academic prowess and community contribution. See reports from mainstream news publications in Hong Kong Read More
Without proper preparation for succession planning, infighting within wealthy families can spill over into corporate boardroom battles. Prof. Joseph Fan told South China Morning Post that "a proper way of succession planning is to prepare the people ... Read More
Filipino mogul Henry Sy's company undergoes an orderly handover of his wealth to his six children. Prof. Joseph Fan told Bloomberg that "the real test of the family's governance is typically when the founder approaches the end stage of life." Read More
Billionaire Li Ka-shing has told associates he plans to step down as chairman of his global conglomerate, CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd., by next year. Prof. Joseph Fan told The Wall Street Journal that "It's quite usual for an older chairman—before he t... Read More
Gehang Xu, a final-year MSc in Marketing Program student told Campaign Asia that male candidates, who were greatly outnumbered by female graduates, were ironically able to turn that to their advantage, as it made them easier to stand out from the cro... Read More
Prof. Ying-yi Hong's research has found that feelings of social inferiority can cause people to eat more food and food with high calorie... Read More
Commenting on UnionPay's oversea expansion, Simon Lee told Financial Times that "this is an effort to expand China's financial influence globally. The recognition of Chinese brands, especially in finance, is very low abroad. Companies like this [Unio... Read More
Shareholders of Chinese property developer Tianjin Realty Development recently rejected a motion to establish a Chinese Communist Party committee within the company. Nikkei Asian Review invited Prof. Tianyu Zhang to share his viewpoints on the case..... Read More
In an interview with Shanghai Daily, Stephanie Villemagne and Lawrence Chan shares with the media how CUHK Business School is leading the response to the latest trends through the launch of a pre-experience master's in management program and a blende... Read More
In her keynote speech delivered at the Classified Post HR Conference, Prof. S. Noorein Inamdar said that human resources is pivotal in engaging people across cultures so they can work together in a way that creates substantial value. Find out more in... Read More
Prof. Xufei Ma shares with Xinhua News Agency his views on the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Bay Area. It is envisioned that the city clusters will provide mutual advantages, better regional collaborations, competitiveness and enhanced livability Read More
In terms of entrepreneurship, Hong Kong need not be Shenzhen, according to Prof. Kevin Au who shared with Nikkei Asian Review in a press conference. He further explained that the relationship between Hong Kong and Shenzhen resembled that of Silicon V... Read More
Global Business Studies alumna Bonnie Chiu shares with Hong Kong Economics Times about Lensational’s success in empowering marginalized women with photography across the globe. Read More
In the press conference announcing the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Hong Kong and Shenzhen Report 2016-17, Prof. Kevin Au advocated Hong Kong and Shenzhen should join force in formation of complementary advantages to foster international competiti... Read More
Samsung vice chairman Lee Jae-yong is facing a range of corruption charges. Prof. Joseph Fan told Vice News that "the government and business relationships will continue to be close [in South Korea], and there will always be corrupt bureaucrats to co... Read More
In an interview with eFinancialCareers, Prof. Noorein Inamdar says that "banking is a competitive industry which attracts very talented people, but it's lacking in leadership skills because its leaders are often hyper-focused on their work and don't ... Read More
The world's largest bike maker Giant Manufacturing is undergoing transition from the old to new generation. In an interview with Nikkei Asian Review, Prof. Joseph Fan said that while the company may have made sufficient preparations, "the weakest tim... Read More
Commenting on a recent criticism about supermarkets selling over-packaged strawberries, Prof. Lisa Wan told Hong Kong Free Press that packaged produce can give consumers the perception that the product is higher quality, and supermarkets can take adv... Read More