CUHK Business – December 2020

In the latest issue of CUHK Business Magazine, we look into how business leaders can recover, rebuild and reinvigorate their future in the new normal.

Our Research

Consumer Behaviour, Innovation & Technology

By Prof. Lisa C. Wan

The use of robots in the service industry may help reduce the perceived risk of viral infection, according to new study co-authored by Prof. Lisa Wan, Associate Professor at the School of Hotel and Tourism Management and Department of Marketing at CUHK Business School.

Globalisation, Social Responsibility

By Prof. Kalok Chan

Research co-authored by Prof. Kalok Chan, Wei Lun Professor of Finance at CUHK, shows sustainable investing could mitigate risks in times of crisis.

Career, Economics & Finance

By Prof. Michael Zhang

New study co-authored by Prof. Michael Zhang, Associate Dean (Innovation and Impact) and Professor of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at CUHK Business School, reveals how unemployment could lead to contributions of public good.

Our Outreach

Business leaders and thinkers shared what it will take for the world to recover, rebuild and reinvigorate amidst the disruption brought about by COVID-19.

Our People

Albert Wong, CEO, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, CUHK MBA

Albert Wong (MBA 1994), now CEO of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP), began his career in electrical and electronics engineering. For almost two decades, Albert worked for such prominent global enterprises as Emerson Electric and General Electric (GE), serving various key roles in M&A, business development, product management and business operations.

Francisco Cisternas CUHK Business School

Marketing professor Francisco Cisternas’ career has traversed diverse fields from engineering to analytics, in a journey of constant learning and keeping up with the newest trends.

Alex Wang, MSc in Finance, CUHK Business School
Student Story

With classes, projects, exams and even job searches all being moved online due to COVID-19, the Chengdu-native Alex Wang made it a mission to seize every opportunity to pursue personal and professional growth in the MSc in Finance programme.

With COVID-19’s impacts still reverberating across the business and economic landscape, several outstanding CUHK Business School alumni from some of the hardest-hit sectors shared their experiences.

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About CUHK Business

CUHK Business School’s magazine CUHK Business provides a platform to inform readers of selected business topics and school updates through articles written by staff and guest writers. Situated at the world’s doorway to China, with a well developed foundation in business education and research, CUHK Business School has a unique role in nurturing business leaders of tomorrow. We hope you will find the articles interesting and stimulating.