China’s bike-sharing regulations accomplished what the firms wanted to do on their own, but were unlikely to achieve. By freezing (and even reducing over time) the number of bikes, the government helped reduce industry output. Effectively, the firms stopped competing on the number of bikes.
What does the COVID-19 pandemic mean for China’s Belt and Road Initiative? The Belt and Road Initiative is one of the biggest development projects in history, but the pandemic has had a huge impact on the economies of the countries involved in it.
An MBA field study by Min Yan, a case researcher at CKGSB, under the guidance of Professor Xinyu Fan, digs into the details of bringing prosperity to every corner of China One of the great successes of China in recent decades has been the sharp rise in prosperity across previously poor regions of the country, […]
China has a rich history in cosmetics spanning centuries. However, the second largest market for cosmetic products in the world is rapidly changing not just in terms of size, as it looks to overtake the United States, but also in terms of consumers and how it works.
One of the secrets behind China as the “Factory of the World” is the mass specialization of towns on the production of single items. Many Chinese towns are dedicated to producing a single type of product. What are the prospects for the specialty town approach? It is July, it’s a hot and humid 35°C outside […]
China leads the global smartphone market both in terms of manufacturing and smartphone brands. China has built up a remarkable lead in the global smartphone market over the last decade, both in manufacturing and brands. But things may be changing Throughout the recent China-US trade war, one consumer electronics product has been conspicuously exempt from […]
Elon Musk’s Tesla is bucking many trends in its new venture in the massive China market. Tesla is known for going against the grain, but will this tactic prove successful in China? At an event held at Tesla’s brand-new Shanghai factory on January 7, CEO Elon Musk was recorded busting out some awkward dance moves […]
Jeremy Heimans is the co-founder and CEO of Purpose, a public benefit corporation. In this interview, Heimans explores the power that individuals have in making a difference on major issues and the influence technology and COVID-19 have had on governance.
CKGSB partnered with Mars Incorporated to address sustainability and the future of business Many people study how to do business, but very few discuss the reasons behind why business is done and how to ensure the long-term sustainability of companies. The concept and purpose of corporations has changed over time and as the world responds […]
Companies are considering moving production out of China, but how many can successfully do so? The diversification of production away from the “Factory of the World” is happening, at least to some extent. But some industries are finding it hard to break free of the China hold.