Boards are integrating, slowly. But so far the proportion of women on corporate boards is still minuscule.
How the growing use of robots in China will impact different sectors of the economy, as well as the country’s robot makers.
Why the Germans, winners of the 2014 football World Cup, are so good at the other game the world cares about—business.
Official figures of unemployment in China may not be showing us the reality of joblessness for recent graduates and migrant workers. Recent graduate James Du has been searching for a job for four months in Beijing to no avail. The holder of a master’s degree in finance from Moscow University of Industry and Finance rationalizes: […]
Giving is good, we have all been told. It makes you a good person and it is the right thing to do. Now Adam Grant, Professor of Management at Wharton School of Business, is joining the chorus. Grant, who among other things is also a professional magician and a former All-American and Junior Olympic springboard […]
The Summer 2014 issue of CKGSB Knowledge is out! It has articles and interviews like: COVER STORY: The Business of Urbanization: The government is preparing to throw billions into urbanizing China, but has it thought through the hardware challenges? CHINA BY NUMBERS: From the most popular apps to Chinaʼs metal imports. The numbers that matter. SNAPSHOT: Outbound Tourism: Where are […]
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 […]
The week that was: China’s manufacturing activity is still in contraction; US multinationals report robust growth in Chinese operations; and Fosun sets up $100 million venture capital arm in Silicon Valley. China April flash PMI still below 50 A sneak peak of China’s manufacturing activity in April by Markit and HSBC shows that the sector […]
This week that was: China releases a moderate stimulus package; Alibaba picks up a stake in Intime Retail; Huawei scores a profit surge in 2013; and minimum wages in major Chinese cities rise. New stimulus for a slowing China China’s economy hasn’t bounced back as much after the Chinese New Year in February. On Tuesday, China’s official […]
The week that was: Beijing hosts the annual CPPCC and NPC meetings; Chinese GDP growth target for 2014 announced; austerity measures in full force; and solar cell company heads for China’s first corporate bond default. All eyes this week, understandably so, are on Beijing where delegates from all over China have gathered for the two […]