Innovation tops many agenda’s, from individuals, organizations and countries. But what innovation actually is and how to deal with it, outside high-brow and often mythical debates, remains illusive.Read More →

As growing crowds of mainland Chinese visit Taiwan, curious to see how pre-revolutionary China could have looked like, the island could capture a major share of the luxury good purchases, says Shaun Rein in CNBC. Sixty percent of those goods are bought now in Hong Kong or Europe. Shaun Rein isRead More →

What can liberal capitalism learn from China, is the challenging question Annette Nijs, Executive Director Global Initiative of the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) poses in Neurope.eu. After the start of the global crisis, it is time for a critical self-assessment says Nijs. Just like China started to change 30Read More →

Mark Schaub a partner at King & Wood and Mallesons, the largest law firm in China and Australia combined. He is a prolific speaker who wastes no time in avoiding the real challenges in doing business in China.

As a lawyer he had extensive experience in negotiating deals, firing people and otherwise dealing with the ignorance of companies entering the Chinese business minefield. He travels from ShanghaiRead More →

Joel Backaler covers in his book “China Goes West. Everything You Need to Know About Chinese Companies Going Global” the second biggest story after China started to open up: the country´s global expansion and its impact on Western multinationals.Read More →

Annette D.S.M. Nijs, currently Executive Director Global Initiative of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), is a former Cabinet Minister for Education, Culture and Science in the Netherlands and a former member of the Dutch Parliament. Before joining CEIBS, Annette established the Europe China Institute at Nyenrode Business University where she held the position of Managing Director of the institute. She travels from Amsterdam.Read More →

Marc van der Chijs arrived last century as an expat for Daimler-Benz, but booked his largest successes as the co-founder of China’s largest video hosting site Tudou and until February 2011 as CEO for the game developer Spil Group Asia. He is now a serial internet entrepreneur and angel investor. He travels from Vancouver, Canada.Read More →