The Department of Management was founded in 1989 as the “Department of Organization and Management.” Later, it was renamed the “Department of Management” in 1993. Over the years, the department has developed core competencies in management research and education with an international, and particularly, Asia and China, focus. The Department is ranked 2nd worldwide in international business research (in terms of publication count in the Journal of International Business Studies, the top journal in the field of international business and one of the 24 journals in the UTD Top 100 Business School Research Rankings) for the period of 1970-2016.
The Department comprises a team of academics with diverse ethnicities — currently ten countries/regions are represented — and extensive global experience, who engage in a wide range of innovative and impactful management research in business sustainability, corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, human capital management, international management, organisational behaviour, technology and innovation management, and strategic management.
The Department of Management advances the vision of CUHK Business School, “To develop global business leaders for the Asian Century,” through transformative educational programmes, impactful research and knowledge, and our presence and contact with the community and society. We are committed to providing cutting-edge management education to nurture business leaders aspiring to transform the world with their global business outlook, innovative enterprisingness, and a strong sense of social responsibility and integrity. We are also committed to conducting globally-recognised and impactful research contributing to the current body of knowledge in management. Last but not least, we are dedicated to offering value-added management solutions to our stakeholders for a transformative and sustainable world.
Our key values are commitment, diversity, integrity, professionalism, passion, and respect.
To learn more about the three concentrations – Entrepreneurship (ENT), Human Resource Management (HRM) and Management of International Business (MIB), please check out this link for further information.
Leading Role in Academic Field
Department members actively play a leading role in the academic field. Prof. Daphne Yiu is serving as an Associate Editor of Academy of Management Journal, Prof. William Wan as an Associate Editor of Journal of Management, and Prof. Kenneth Law as a Consulting Editor of Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. Members also serve on the Editorial Review Boards of Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, etc. Our faculty members have served in leading academic associations such as Academy of International Business, Asia Academy of Management, and Strategic Management Society as well.
Besides, the Department founded the Asia Academy of Management, an academic organization that fosters management education and research in the region. The Department currently hosts four research centers, including Center for Business Sustainability, Center for Entrepreneurship, Center for Family Business, and Center for International Business Studies.
Acting Department Chairman
Prof. David Ahlstrom
8/F, Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
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MPhil-PhD in Management
A programme that covers important areas from strategy to entrepreneurship with a major strength in international business and emerging economies.
MSc in Management
Specially designed for fresh or recent graduates, this one-year full-time programme enhances participants’ competitiveness in the global marketplace.
1-Year Full-Time @ HK$320,000
Department of Management in numbers
The Department of Management produces well-rounded leaders who excel in helming and managing organisations and students benefit from the expertise of our faculty.
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