Thought Leadership

BizInsight@HKUST – a comprehensive knowledge repository presented by the HKUST Business School – features the latest research and intellectual outputs of our faculty members. In BizTalks, you can review our faculty members’ sharing of research findings and insights in an easily-accessible and dynamic format. BizStudies presents a digest and key takeaway for each piece of our research. For selected topical areas, we have grouped the related BizInsight@HKUST items into several cohesive themes for your easy reference. Please feel free to download a copy of the full research paper in case you find the research interesting or thought-provoking!

Network Transition among Early-Career Korean Songwriters
李鎔勳 | GARGIULO, Martin

Network is integral for not only survival, but also success in a career. This cannot be more true for people i ...

How to Spread Your Chips Among Competing Innovations?

Many innovative products are designed to satisfy the demand of specific target consumers; thus, the innovators ...

An Unexpected Way that Defaults Impact Other Borrowers

We are interested in understanding how credit crises spread through the real economy. To this end we focus on ...

More Risk, Less Reward: Venture Capital Investment in China
鄭彥鋒 | XIA, Jun

Chinese venture capital (VC) firms suffer from imperfect information and poor legal protections when deciding ...

Cybersecurity for Financial Industry: An Analysis of the Cyber Resilience Assessment Framework

A comprehensive research to demonstrate the effectiveness of security measures taken by financial institutions ...

No More Mr Nice Guy: Tougher Negotiators Make Better Deals
JEONG, Martha | MINSON, Julia | YEOMANS, Michael | GINO, Francesca

Distributive bargaining is innately competitive: one party cannot benefit without the other’s losing out ...

The Capacity to Care: Step-down or Intensive Units?
CHAN, Carri W. | GREEN, Linda V. | LEKWIJIT, Suparerk | 盧立建 | ESCOBAR, Gabriel

Step-down care units (SDUs) are a cost-effective way to treat patients referred from intensive care units (ICU ...

Abating Double-Blind Effect in Opaque Selling
黎擎 | 鄧兆生 | 徐和

Opaque selling is a marketing strategy adopted by industries such as retailing and travel under which firms se ...