When Western companies discovered new management systems in Japan like Just-In-Time in the 1980s, they applied it fast,despite initial misgivings.But when they see now new ways of decentralizing corporate structures in Tencent and Haier, they are reluctant to take it serious, says Haier-watcher and IMD professor Bill Fischer at AP.Read More →

RSM professor Zhang Ying discusses China’s relations with the EU and the US, after the election of Donald Trump as their president. China is becoming part of the world, says Zhang, and whoever is elected, those relationships will prevail.Read More →

The China Speakers Bureau is happy to announce that Zhang Ying, professor on Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is joining its agency as a speaker.Read More →

Jeffrey Towson, Peking University business professor, best-selling author and expert on how Chinese consumers and competitors are disrupting global markets, will be visiting, will be visiting Kenya in February. Are you interested in having him as a speaker in Kenya or surrounding countries, do get in touch, so we can figure out whether your meeting might fit into his schedule.Read More →

Jeffrey Towson, Peking University business professor, best-selling author and expert on how Chinese consumers and competitors are disrupting global markets, will be visiting Latin America in the second week of December. Are you interested in having him as a speaker? Get in touch, so we can figure out whether your meeting might fit into his schedule.Read More →

In July 2014 China banned government officials and SOE-executives from joining high-fee business schools to avoid colluding between officials and private entrepreneurs. WSJ wealth editor Wei Gu assesses the damage for the schools with Robert Yu of GMAC (in charge of GMAT) and discusses how business school can adjust their strategy.Read More →

Innovation is no stranger in China, as CEO’s of Baidu, Tencent, Haier, Alibaba and Huawei show. But it is only a handful, argues IMD professor and leading author on innovation Bill Fischer in the Harvard Business Review. There is not a innovative culture, although Haier offers hope.Read More →