On September 10, Bloomberg News described how Sheryl Sandberg, who recently released her book "Lean In" in Chinese, brought a message of change to a standing-room-only crowd of more than 800 at a CKGSB-organized event.
On Aug 21, Professor Chen Xinlei’s in-depth insights on China’s economy and on marketing are covered profoundly in a two-page article in Weekly Chosun. Chen Xinlei explains that the competitiveness of Korean brands is their ‘price-performance ratio’ and advised Korean companies to prioritize consumer preferences over government relations in China.
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 Hexun.com, 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.