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CUHK Business School Research Finds Being Beautiful is Not Always an Advantage When Soliciting Online Charitable Donations

CUHK Business School Research Finds Being Beautiful is Not Always an Advantage When Soliciting Online Charitable Donations

HONG KONG, CHINA, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The conventional wisdom is that attractive people have it easier in life. They tend to be employed more easily, are paid better by appearing to be more competent and trustworthy and are more likely to get promoted. A recent research paper by The Chinese University of Hong [...]

CUHK Business School Research Highlights the Need to Manage Employee Engagement to Avoid Negative Workplace Behaviours

CUHK Business School Research Highlights the Need to Manage Employee Engagement to Avoid Negative Workplace Behaviours

HONG KONG, CHINA, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Ask any human resources guru and they are likely to say unequivocally that employee engagement, or the degree to which workers immerse themselves in performing their jobs, is key to organisational success. Employees who are high in job engagement are described as being “fully there”; They are [...]

CUHK Business School Research Argues China Has Emerged as an Aspirant Economy

CUHK Business School Research Argues China Has Emerged as an Aspirant Economy

HONG KONG, CHINA, April 27 (Korea Bizwire) - The subject of whether China, which is not only the world’s second largest economy but also – thanks to decades of high and steady economic growth creating new wealth – has the second largest number of billionaires after the United States, is still an emerging economy is a matter [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds Managerial Participation by Family Members in Chinese Family Businesses Linked to Fewer Problematic Transactions

CUHK Business School Research Finds Managerial Participation by Family Members in Chinese Family Businesses Linked to Fewer Problematic Transactions

HONG KONG, CHINA, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Family ownership in modern corporations – despite being highly commonplace with household names such as Walmart, Volkswagen and Ford being high profile family-controlled examples in the West – has a bad reputation in emerging markets. Critics often argue that family managers often underperform their professional counterparts, and [...]

CUHK Business School Research Shows Wuhan Lockdown Significantly Cut COVID-19 Infections

CUHK Business School Research Shows Wuhan Lockdown Significantly Cut COVID-19 Infections

HONG KONG, CHINA, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) - To combat the spread of COVID-19, the Chinese government imposed an unprecedented and controversial lockdown on Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, starting on the morning of January 23, and then in other Hubei cities several days later. Under the order issued by the government, all public transport, [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds Purchase Restrictions Ineffective in Cooling Real Estate Markets in China

CUHK Business School Research Finds Purchase Restrictions Ineffective in Cooling Real Estate Markets in China

HONG KONG, CHINA, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Real estate is a key driver of the Chinese economy, and a popular choice of investment among the country’s consumers. The huge demand for real estate has contributed to a consistent rise in property prices in China in recent years. The latest National Bureau of Statistics data shows [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals U.S. Firms Not Coming Home Amid Trump’s Trade War

CUHK Business School Research Reveals U.S. Firms Not Coming Home Amid Trump’s Trade War

HONG KONG, CHINA, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The foundation of the current U.S. administration was President Donald Trump’s vision of “Make America Great Again” and his promise to bring jobs back to the U.S. From the tariffs on US$550 billion of Chinese goods to tax cuts, President Trump was confident that his economic initiatives could [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Strong Link Between Stock Market Liberalisation in Emerging Markets and Increased Innovation

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Strong Link Between Stock Market Liberalisation in Emerging Markets and Increased Innovation

HONG KONG, CHINA, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) - There is little doubt that the liberalisation of stock markets in emerging markets has been a positive force in the world economic order. One previous study has found that stock market liberalisation leads to a 1 percent increase in a country’s annual real GDP growth. Closer to home, economic [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Cultural Differences in Recognising Collective Emotion

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Cultural Differences in Recognising Collective Emotion

HONG KONG, CHINA, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) - To be a leader requires many skills, including the ability to read and assess the emotional reactions of subordinates quickly and accurately. This skill, also known as emotional aperture, is an important leadership skill that allows leaders to interpret group reactions of organizational events. “Emotional aperture ability provides a [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals New Evidence of Conflicts of Interest Among Financial Intermediaries and Their Clients in China

CUHK Business School Research Reveals New Evidence of Conflicts of Interest Among Financial Intermediaries and Their Clients in China

HONG KONG, CHINA, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – China’s 2005 reform of its dual-class share structure was said to have improved listed firms’ corporate governance by allowing companies’ founding shareholders to convert previously restricted stock into openly traded shares. Some academic studies suggested the changes better aligned the interests of large shareholders and public investors. [...]