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Hotpot Hospitality

by Colin Shek | Mar. 15 2021

Business for Haidilao has surged ahead, despite the pandemic.

How to Design Your Next Product? Damage It

by Brian Viard | Oct. 27 2020

Professor Viard discusses the role of economics in everyday life in China and the world.

Knowledge Magazine

CKGSB Knowledge is the school's quarterly English language publication.


Applying Business Logic to Philanthropy: Adream Foundation

Structured like a business and operated on commercial lines, Adream is powered by the language of efficiency, and the use.

by Zhu Rui, Cui Huanping, Zhu Yunhai, | Mar. 30 2020

Freshly Brewed or Overly Roasted?

Chinese startup Luckin Coffee is expanding at a breakneck pace. How will Starbucks and other coffee players respond? Starbucks had.

by Mark Andrews | Dec. 1 2019

Changing Tides: The Chinese Management Style Adapts to Modern Times

As China shifts from a manufacturing economy to a knowledge-based economy, will the Chinese management style need to adapt.

by Colin Peebles Christensen | Sep. 26 2019

Go Team! Understanding and Correcting Team Dysfunction

Many—maybe even most—business teams are dysfunctional. Whether your teammates are co-founders of a startup or the C.

by Bennett Voyles | Mar. 27 2019

Africa Calling: How Transsion Rose to Dominate the African Phone Market

To many people in its home market China, Transsion Holdings is a company name they’ve never heard of. But.

by Colin Peebles Christensen | Dec. 3 2018

Sean Ellis on Growth Hacking: Focus on a number related to your value to customers

What is the most important thing for a startup? Growing your business by focusing on the value to the customer.

by Liu Sha | Nov. 7 2018

Catering to China’s Elderly: Smart Brands are Already Adapting

By 2045, there will be nearly 350 million people in China aged over 65. The rapidly aging society is the.

by Helen Roxburgh | Aug. 27 2018

Flying High: China’s Aviation Industry is Becoming a Global Force

Seven years ago, around 70% of passengers in US-China air trips were American. But today, more than 50% of.

by Tom Nunlist | Apr. 17 2017

Good Signals: Huawei Pushes Further Forward

Huawei is one of only a few Chinese companies that has become truly global, deriving more revenue abroad than at.

by Krystal Hu | Mar. 27 2017

The Talking Cure: Pay Attention to Counter Narratives

Telling and retelling stories is one of humanity’s most durable characteristics: Harvard linguist Michael Witzel has argued that most.

by Bennett Voyles | Jan. 16 2017

Not Just Another Day in the Park

Theme parks are normally a place to enjoy a nice day out with your friends or family. However, in mainland.

by Brian Viard | Dec. 1 2016

Keep Your Customers Happy but Disorganized to Prevent Buyer Power

As a seller, you may often encounter a situation like this: your customers gather and discuss the product they want.

by Brian Viard | Sep. 14 2016

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