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CKGSB Knowledge Winter 2015 Issue: China’s Five-Year Plans

by CKGSB Knowledge

December 7, 2015

The Winter 2015 issue of CKGSB Knowledge is out! It has articles and interviews like: 

COVER STORY:

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  • Making Plans: Dating back to 1935, China’s system of five-year plans has long been dismissed as anachronistic, but it remains crucial to guidance of the economy

CHINA DATA:

  • From stats on China’s Singles Day sales to foreign property investment, the numbers you need to know

SNAPSHOT:

  • Rise and Fall: The changing value of the world’s most contentious currency

CHINA INSIGHT:

  • A Shift in Key: ‘The New Normal’ is used to describe China’s change to supposedly more sustainable growth, but what does it mean and entail?
  • When China Sneezes: As China’s economic growth slows, which countries are at risk of catching a cold?
  • One App Fits All: Tencent is creating a whole univers in its WeChat app, and could be Asia’s preeminent internet company in doing so
  • New Youth: Enjoying unprecedented economic opportunity but also burdened with growing pressures, China’s millennials stand apart from previous generations
  • Losing Signal: How will vendors adapt as China’s massive smartphone market cools?
  • New Threads: Uniqlo is relying on China to make it the world’s largest retailer

BUSINESS BAROMETER:

  • Cautious Optimism: Businesses remain confident, but for how long will that continue?

CONVERSATIONS:

  • C-Suite: Colin Currie, Managing Director of Adidas Group Greater China, explains how the company has got back to the front of the field
  • The Thinker Interview: Management academic Henry Mintzberg talks about the need to rebalance society
  • The Thinker Interview: Rachel Botsman, co-author of What’s Mine is Yours, tells us why the sharing economy demands a shift in our mindset
  • Q&A: Brain Robertson, Co-Founder of HolacracyOne, on his revolutionary self-management system

DOWNTIME:

  • Bling it On!: Luxury pastimes are making their way to China, and they’re taking on Chinese characteristics as they do so

BOOKSHELF:

  • Kenneth Jarrett, President of the Shanghai US Chamber of Commerce, on ways to learn about China

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