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CUHK Business School Research Examines the Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurial Experience for Entrepreneurs Launching New Start-ups

CUHK Business School Research Examines the Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurial Experience for Entrepreneurs Launching New Start-ups

HONG KONG SAR, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) - How important is experience in entrepreneurial success? If you take a look at the world’s most successful businesspeople, the anecdotal evidence would point to the negative. Consider that Bill Gates didn’t have any experience running a business before Microsoft, and neither did Steve Jobs before co-founding Apple. Fast forward [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds People Adapt and Grow More Conscientious When Promoted to Supervisory Roles at Work

CUHK Business School Research Finds People Adapt and Grow More Conscientious When Promoted to Supervisory Roles at Work

HONG KONG SAR, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – “It’s not who I am underneath, it’s what I do that defines me,” so says the titular hero from the 2005 blockbuster, Batman Begins, starring Christian Bale as the billionaire caped crusader. Instead of the hero Batman, a group of academics were inspired by what is probably [...]

CUHK Business School Research Shows CSR Activities by a Corporate Parent Can Help Subsidiaries Build Trust in Overseas Markets

CUHK Business School Research Shows CSR Activities by a Corporate Parent Can Help Subsidiaries Build Trust in Overseas Markets

HONG KONG SAR, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) - In the post COVID-19 world, managing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme that makes a meaningful difference, balances the views and concerns of diverse stakeholders, and is cost effective can be a difficult tightrope to walk even for companies looking at their home market. This task likely becomes even [...]

CUHK Business School Research Looks at Why Global Efforts to Move Production Away from China May Not Mitigate Supply Chain Risks

CUHK Business School Research Looks at Why Global Efforts to Move Production Away from China May Not Mitigate Supply Chain Risks

HONG KONG, CHINA, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) - The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has posed severe challenges for the global economy and supply chains have been in the eye of the storm. Amid heightened geopolitical tensions, some countries are considering moving supply chains out of China. However, as a recent research study by The Chinese University of Hong [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds the Use of Robotics Can Help Draw Customers Back into Restaurants and Hotels

CUHK Business School Research Finds the Use of Robotics Can Help Draw Customers Back into Restaurants and Hotels

HONG KONG, CHINA, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) - Just how much of the global service industry will be left standing by the time COVID-19 is brought under control is anybody’s guess. In the U.S., an industry association says restaurants across the country are on track to lose US$240 billion in revenues by the year-end. Most hotels stand [...]

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Companies Can Tailor Product Variety to Maximise Influencer Marketing

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Companies Can Tailor Product Variety to Maximise Influencer Marketing

HONG KONG, CHINA, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) - We live in the age of the social influencer. Nowadays, with the development of the internet and the growth of social media, it is increasingly easy for consumers to post a comment or a picture of a product and to notice whether somebody else uses or praises a [...]

CUHK Business School Research Looks at the Limitations of Using Artificial Intelligence to Pick Stocks

CUHK Business School Research Looks at the Limitations of Using Artificial Intelligence to Pick Stocks

HONG KONG, CHINA,  Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) - It’s been called the holy grail of finance. Is it possible to harness the promise of artificial intelligence to make money trading stocks? Many have tried with varying degrees of success. For example, BlackRock, the world’s largest money manager, has said its Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms have consistently beaten [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds Crowdfunding a Democratising Force in Financing, but Benefited Those with Lower Income and Education Less

CUHK Business School Research Finds Crowdfunding a Democratising Force in Financing, but Benefited Those with Lower Income and Education Less

HONG KONG, July 30 (Korea Bizwire) - Crowdfunding, which has seen its popularity skyrocket with the rise of high profile platforms the likes of Kickstarter, GoFundMe and IndieGoGo, has often been hailed as a “democratising force” in finance, allowing enterprising individuals to launch new and innovative ventures while bypassing traditional sources of funding they would otherwise [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds Individuals with Diverse Skills More Likely to Form Startups and Succeed as Entrepreneurs

CUHK Business School Research Finds Individuals with Diverse Skills More Likely to Form Startups and Succeed as Entrepreneurs

HONG KONG, CHINA, June 26 (Korea Bizwire) - If you have ever been called a “jack-of-all-trades,” you can rest assured the phrase “master of none” isn’t far behind. At the very least, it is often implied. But how relevant is this old saying in today’s business world? Unless you are a jack-of-all-trades who works in an [...]

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 [...]