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Business Leaders and Philanthropists from China and the US Share Best Practices and Discuss the Future of Philanthropy

Korea Economic Daily:  Although a direct comparison between CKGSB and other MBA schools is difficult because it does not participate in the Financial Times MBA ranking, it is treated as good or even better than some of the best Asian MBA schools

Beijing, September 11, 2013 – Yesterday, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), together with China CITIC Press and Thinker Future Media, co-hosted an event with Chief Operating Officer of Facebook Sheryl Sandberg to discuss women in leadership, how women can realize their professional and personal goals and the impact they can have on businesses both in China and globally. Sandberg also promoted the Chinese release of her best-selling book, “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” at the event.

On Aug 11, Li Wei, Professor of Economics at CKGSB, was interviewed by Fortune Korea for an in-depth coverage on “specialized wholesale markets” in Zhejiang, China. Li Wei explained the reasons for these markets’ success, strengths and the challenges they will be facing in the rapidly changing Chinese business environment.

A Discussion on the Role of Culture, the Lens of History and its Impact on the Global Economy and Society Today

Money Today: Chinese consumers are extremely price sensitive, but at the same time have a desire for ostentation.

On August 6, 2013, the American Accounting Association (AAA) honored Dr. James A. Ohlson, adjunct professor of accounting at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), for his lasting contributions to accounting research with the Seminal Contributions to Accounting Literature Award. The award, given only once every three or more years, is considered to be one of the highest honors in academic accounting research.

Beijing, August 16, 2012 – Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) has added four top professors who will bring their expertise to bolster the school’s research and teaching capacities. Dr. Xinlei (Jack) Chen and Dr. Rui (Juliet) Zhu will join the marketing department as full-time professors and co-directors of the new CKGSB Branding Center, a one-of-a-kind, China-focused research center for marketing and branding research. Dr. Zhang Jinfan will join as assistant professor of finance, while Dr. Chen Fangruo will serve as a visiting professor of operations management.

CKGSB's global expansion plans were recently covered in this article on, which features an interview with Greg Marchi, CKGSB's Chief Representative in the Americas.

On July 31, 2013, Dr. Li Wei, professor of economics at the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), received the prestigious “Best Professor in Economics” award by the World Education Congress, CMO Asia and CMO Council at the fourth annual Asia’s Best B-School Awards event in Singapore.

Joining the third edition of “Cultural China & Global Citizen” speaker event was Stanley Loh, Singaporean Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China. Ambassador Loh shared insights about the relations between Singapore and China, the concept of ethnic Chinese, as well as the success of Singapore in dealing with its multiethnic social make-up. In the following discussion between Ambassador Loh and professor Tu further topics were raised, such as cultural identity through language, the challenges China faces in globalization as well as the importance of soft power in East Asia.

CKGSB Dean Xiang Bing and Professor Cho Dong-Sung, respectively moderated a session and gave a keynote address at the APEC China CEO Forum 2013.

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