Thought Leadership

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Who Your Manager Is Matters When It Comes to Borrowing from Banks

Do banks value their relationship with corporate managers? There is ample evidence that banks can alleviate in ...

Need Funds? Ask Investors on A Sunny Day

How and why can irrelevant, short-lived factors shape investment decisions? This can happen in investment deci ...

Getting the Deal Done
李家濤 | LI, Peixin | WANG, Baolian

Recently, the amount of outward foreign direct investment from emerging economies has been growing at a rapid ...

Benevolent Leadership Promotes Employee Creativity
LIN, Weipeng | 馬婧婧 | ZHANG, Qi

The success of an organization is largely dependent on the effectiveness of the leadership process, rendering ...

Strategic Distribution Channels
LU, Tao | 陳瀅儒 | TOMLIN, Brian | WANG, Yimin

A wide variety of industries have production lines that produce multiple outputs at the same time. In some cas ...

The Future of Robo-Advising Risk Profiling in Hong Kong

Before providing individual investors with any investment advice or recommendations, financial consultants wou ...

To Quit or Not to Quit?
黃健輝 | CHENG, Cecilia

Deciding to leave a job and actually leaving it are not the same thing. Whether the intention to quit translat ...

Cash Back
夏耀祥 | SHANG, Weixin | WANG, Yunjie

Rebate, or money that is returned to the consumer after they have paid for goods or services, is a popular for ...

Harbingers of Failure

Managing new products is important for many firms. One challenging problem is how to predict the success of a ...

Discounts: A Double-Edged Sword
CAO, Zike | 許佳龍 | 徐紅

For retailers seeking to stand out in the cutthroat world of e-commerce, discounts can offer a powerful advert ...