“Our achievements are enormous, but we still have huge challenges ahead. As representatives of China’s business elite, how should we behave going forward?” This question is at the heart of a “new business civilization” advocated by CKGSB Founding Dean Xiang Bing. Declaring that “our responsibilities and talents, including our energy, progress, stability, strength, wisdom and sense of harmony, are increasingly important to business and societal developments,” Dean Xiang, Professor of China Business and Globalization, expressed his hopes for CKGSB alumni and students at the 2015 Fall Graduation and Opening ceremony.
CKGSB has been awarded the EQUIS accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation for higher education institutions.
While China’s slowing GDP growth has caused some to sound the alarm, CKGSB Economics Professor Li Wei instead told leading Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail that there were some positives to the slowdown, not least more affordable housing.
CKGSB Founding Dean Xiang Bing was quoted in a special 30th anniversary edition of Spanish newspaper El País, which focuses on the shifts in China’s economic direction over the past three decades.
CKGSB Professor of Finance Gan Jie features in the first of a series of articles by China Daily on the macro-economic policies that will help China change from an export-led economy to one driven primarily by consumer spending.
Yan Xuan, president of Nielsen Greater China, told the October 2 roundtable session “New Consumption Trends in China” at CKGSB's New York offices that the rise of Ecommerce can help bring more consumption of goods to people in China, particularly rural residents. That assistance would fit with the government's effort to rebalance China's economy away from exports and investment and toward consumption to create sustainable long-term growth.
A select group of next-generation global business leaders completed the inaugural 2015 iLEAD program’s 10-day China Module recently, experiencing unparalleled international networking opportunities, world-class academic discussions, interactive panels with select executives, visits to leading Chinese companies and practical hands-on learning opportunities.
CKGSB Professor of Marketing Zhu Rui hosted a panel discussion at the inaugural Belong Forum in Beijing on how brands can influence consumers to integrate sustainability in their daily lives.
An exciting panel of distinguished guests led by Professor of Economics Li Wei shared their thoughts on some of the most pressing issues currently facing China’s economy at an event at CKGSB’s Beijing campus.
Professor Cho Dong-Sung asserts that the cornerstone of starting a new business is having a standout idea in an interview with Chosun Biz, one of the most influential business media websites in Korea. According to him, China’s pragmatic line of thought makes for better business circumstance compared with Korea, which has less liberal traditions. “It is impossible to succeed without accepting risk. China is the right target for business people who are looking for new opportunities” said Prof. Cho.
Scholars from marketing, finance and other fields shared data on consumer and firm behavior that managers and marketers could leverage to battle challenges in an ever-competitive marketplace at the seventh annual China India Insights Conference, hosted jointly by CKGSB and the Yale School of Management.
With China’s economy growing in global importance like never before, Dean Xiang, Professor of China Business and Globalization at CKGSB, was much in demand with the media at the recent World Economic Forum gathering in northern China.