Leadership and Management Challenges Driving Innovation in China

By David De Cremer If innovation is defining what drives success in demanding, volatile and uncertain markets, then China can be seen as a situation...

China – A Critical Global Growth Engine, Despite Deceleration

By Dan Steinbock Despite U.S. trade wars, China will stick to its growth target and fiscal easing in the short-term, deleveraging in the medium-term and...

On the Delicate Art to Balance Trust and Control to Promote Performance

By David de Cremer and Jakob Stollberger In every relationship, trust plays a valuable role to ensure that both ends are not met with infidelity and...

The World-Class Lessons of China’s Shanghai Free-Trade Zone

By Dan Steinbock Amid the fifth anniversary of the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone, new economic zones are proliferating in China’s critical productivity centers. Despite trade wars,...

How APEC Can Boost Free Trade in Asia Pacific

By Dan Steinbock Amid trade wars, the outcome of the APEC meeting matters. As globalization is at crossroads, trade in Asia today will shape world...

Platform Strategy and Uber’s Exit from China

By John Colley This article assesses the necessary conditions for effective platform strategy by considering the evolution of the ride hailing industry and Uber’s late...

Opportunities and challenges of international retailing in China

By Lisa Qixun Siebers The performance of foreign retailers in China has shown a reversed U shape since their market entry in the 1990s. By...

On the Joy of Not being a Listed Company

By David De Cremer Being a listed company sure is beneficial and puts on an immediate and direct effect on the different aspects of the...

The Role of Ethical Values in Economic Value Creation

By S. Ramakrishna Velamuri and William Harvey Values integration in businesses keeps the highly competitive world humane. In this article, the authors elaborate not only...

How Tencent became the World’s Most Valuable Social Network Firm – with Barely any...

By Salvatore Cantale and Ivy Buche   The Chinese technology giant Tencent recently overtook US rival Facebook to become the world’s most valuable social network company, with a market capitalisation...

Trump’s Feeble Phase 1 China-US Trade Deal

By Dr. Jack Rasmus With the announcement today, January 16, 2020 of the signing of the US-China Phase 1 ‘mini’ trade deal, and the US...