Author and researcher Leta Hong Fincher on the confounding phenomenon of women forfeiting their property wealth in China.
Germany is the football world champion. What can companies learn from the success of the German soccer team? Hermann Simon, Chairman of Simon-Kucher & Partners and author of the highly acclaimed Hidden Champions, sees seven important lessons for companies that can be derived from the team’s performance.
Online and mobile dating should be a natural fit for the country, so why are are dating sites in China not making more money? Swirling pools of onlookers and parents pore over a bulletin board in Shanghai’s bustling marriage market, nestled in People’s Park in the city’s center, occupying what was formerly a colonial racetrack. Filled with […]
The rise of indie music in China, and how China’s musical talent navigates piracy and red tape. It’s around 11:00pm on Friday night at Yuyintang, one of Shanghai’s main live music scenes, and an appreciative crowd of a few dozen Chinese and foreigners cheer as Duck Fight Goose finishes its last act, a compelling blend […]
CKGSB Knowledge cuts through the punditry and asks three women business leaders to air their views on gender equality in the workplace and China’s ‘glass ceiling‘. International media seem to relish the topic of gender roles in China, with one side of the debate insisting women are downcast while the other side insists China is a […]
Will 2014 be the year of Michelin Star restaurants in China? At the turn of the 20th century, brothers André and Édouard Michelin published the first ever Michelin Guide for restaurants in France. The guide was intended to draw potential customers out of their immediate vicinities and drive to the starred establishments, which meant more […]
You are invited to download the December issue of CKGSB Magazine. You’ll enjoy articles and interviews like: COVER STORY: 3D printing: Prophets of doom say 3D printing will overturn manufacturing in China. They’re both right and wrong. CHINA INSIGHT: All in the Genes: In just about 14 years of its existence, BGI-Shenzhen has become the world’s […]
It began as a hobby, then turned into an obsession. In 2010, Laszlo Montgomery listened to his first history podcast. Because of his years of working in China, he naturally looked for a China history podcast, but couldn’t find one. So he started his own. Now, the China History Podcast reaches listeners in over 60 […]
A conversation with Junheng Li, author of Tiger Woman on Wall Street US investors still have little confidence in Chinese companies. That was the conclusion to be drawn from 2012, in which only two Chinese companies—Vipshop, an online retailer, and YY Inc, a social media platform—listed shares in the US. It was the lowest yearly […]
Legend has it that thousands of years ago a tea leaf supposedly fell into the legendary Chinese Emperor Shennongʼs cup of boiling water. The emperor was quite pleased with the result, giving birth to the rich tradition of tea drinking in China. Today, to say tea is the Chinese beverage of choice would be a […]