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!

Data and Reputation Building on Online Platforms

Studies show online reviews can improve market efficiency and consumer welfare. Assistant Professor HUANG Yan ...

International Digital Platforms and Ecosystem-specific Advantages
李家濤 | CHEN, Liang | YI, Jingtao | MAO, Jiye | LIAO, Jianwen

We have entered a new phase of business dominated by digital platforms, i.e.  platforms that have a modul ...

Impact of Employee Well-being Human Resource Attribution on External and Internal Job Changes
LEE, Byron Y. | KIM, Tae-Yeol | 龔亞平 | ZHENG, Xiaoming | LIU, Xin

Employees may advance their career by achieving internal job changes (i.e., changes in jobs within an organiza ...

Politicians, Political Ideology, and Firms in China
王丹青 | DU, Fei | MARQUIS, Christopher

Firms’ survival often depends on their political participation, such as campaign donations and lobbying ...

Accepting the Truth
JOHN, Leslie K. | JEONG, Martha | GINO, Francesca | HUANG, Laura

Personal pride can sometimes get in the way of accepting the truth. There are many reasons for why this is the ...

How to Market a Product’s Unexpected Benefit
WADHWA, Monica | CHATTOPADHYAY, Amitava | KIM, Christine | 王文博

Every so often, a company learns that its product has unanticipated additional benefits. For instance, the bra ...

《迎接金融新時代:香港金融科技實踐與前瞻》

Four HKUST Business School faculty members share their insights and research findings on various fintech hot t ...

Choosing Not to Know: The Desire to Avoid Information

Modern technology has brought us unprecedented access to information. We can exchange ideas with people all ov ...

When and How to Offer Free Products

Despite its immense popularity, the freemium business model remains a complex strategy to master and often a t ...