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!

When Immorality Benefits the Organisation, What Are the Consequences?
FEHR, Ryan | WELSH, David | YAM, Kai Chi | BAER, Michael | WU, Wei | VAULONT, Manuel

Employees who act unethically are punished, ostracized, and even fired. But are these penalties applied when i ...

Customer Purchase Dynamics and Competing Loyalty Programs
劉佳 | ANSARI, Asim

To defeat others in the battle for market share, firms routinely launch different loyalty programs, deeply inf ...

Collusion and Disclosure
BOURVEAU, Thomas | ZALDOKAS , Alminas | SHE, Guoman

It is well known that financial market regulation has grown stronger over the years. For example, legislation ...

Fair Value Accounting Impedes Performance Evaluation
DEFOND, Mark | HU, Jinshuai | 洪明儀 | LI, Siqi

“Fair value” is a gold standard in valuation, but there is no consensus on its usefulness in other ...

Bridging the Information Gap
李家濤 | HUANG, Kenneth G

For Chinese firms, gaining patents for innovations may be a promising way to gain influence in the internation ...

Seeking Advice from Technology

An algorithm can be simply defined as a set of instructions for solving a problem or accomplishing a task. Wit ...

From Data to Actionable Insights: Harnessing the Power of Business and Social Analytics
許佳龍 | 黃昊 | LIM, Hyungsoo

HKUST’s Center for Business and Social Analytics (CBSA) generates quality insights from massive amounts ...

Big Business

Big data is important for business, and the HKUST Business School is taking note of developments in business a ...

A Man with a Machine

The investment industry is increasingly using AI technology to make investment decisions, but computers are no ...

How Data Analytics Are Used in Marketing

A closer look into three main kinds of data-driven marketing analytics – descriptive, predictive and pre ...