CKGSB Knowledge Authors

Download the March 2013 issue of CKGSB Magazine: Tapping homegrown innovation

March 25, 2013

CKGSB Magazine Volume 9
CKGSB Magazine Volume 9: Click to download

You are invited to download the March issue of CKGSB Magazine. You’ll enjoy articles and interviews like:


Innovation: Incubators tap homegrown innovation in China.

With close similarities to incubators in Silicon Valley and an arsenal of China-specific tactics for start-up success, Chinese incubators are moving beyond the traditional role of incubators. They are creating an environment in which start-up companies can survive and thrive.



  • Back to School: Some Chinese companies like Huawei and Haier are taking training to a whole new level by setting up in-house universities.
  • Banking Abroad: The globalization strategies of China’s banks.
  • The Web Wise-Up: Sophisticated consumers are forcing China’s e-commerce companies to raise standards of quality and service.
  • Smartphones for All: Domestic smartphone companies like Lenovo and Huawei are set to give global companies like Apple and Nokia a run for their money in China, the world’s largest smartphone market.
  • Money Squeeze: The first signs of light emerge amidst the dark prospects for private enterprises in China’s ever-tightening credit market
  • Yum! Brands: The parent company of KFC and Pizza Hut is facing a tough time in China. What went wrong?
  • Breaking into Digital China: Multinational retail brands like Best Buy and The Home Depot are ditching the brick and mortar model and trying to make a play in China via e-commerce.
  • Greentech: After record smog and a leadership change, what’s in store for energy policy and green investment in China?
  • The US SEC versus accounting firms in China: CKGSB’s Qi Daqing and Peking University’s Paul Gillis share their views on the regulatory battle.


  • The Robert Aumann Interview: Nobel Prize winner Robert Aumann in conversation with CKGSB professor Mei Jianping.
  • The Thinker Interview: Organizational behavior expert Jeffrey Pfeffer of Stanford on the human sustainability of organizations.
  • C-Suite Interview: Baidu CFO Jennifer Li on navigating a rapidly evolving market, and Baidu’s globalization strategy.
  • Q&A: Scottish billionaire Sir Tom Hunter on his idea of ‘Venture Philanthropy’.


  • Business on the Battlefield: Sun Tzu’s Art of War has made numerous contributions to the world of business and strategy.

To read the March 2013 issue, simply click on the magazine cover.

After it loads, you can save it to your computer.

Keep in touch

To stay informed about new articles on the CKGSB Knowledge website, please follow us:

 src=  src=  src=

Our Programs

Building Digital Ecosystems

Jointly offered by CKGSB and IMD Business School, this program offers a comprehensive understanding of successful digital ecosystems from both China and the USA through the latest case studies and cutting-edge research.


DateNov 6-10, 2023


Learn more

Luxury Management: Food, Fashion & Furniture

Global Unicorn Program Series

Co-developed by CKGSB and SDA Bocconi School of Management, this program unravels luxury management—particularly in the food, fashion and furniture sectors—and emerging technologies, such as Fintech and AI.


DateNov 13-16, 2023


Learn more

Emerging Tech Management Week: Silicon Valley

Co-developed by CKGSB, UC Berkeley College of Engineering, and IE Business School, this program equips participants with proven strategies, cutting-edge research, and the best-in-class advice to fuel innovation, seize emerging tech developments, and catalyse transformation within their organization.

LocationBerkeley, USA

DateNov 5-11, 2023


Learn more

Frontiers in Social Innovation

Global Unicorn Program Series

In collaboration with the Stanford Center for Professional Development (SCPD), this CKGSB program equips entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and key stakeholders with the tools, insights, and skills necessary to lead a new generation of unicorn companies.

LocationStanford, California, USA

DateDec 11-15, 2023


Learn more