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March 16, 2018
If you are wondering about a company’s cash holdings you may want to consult a linguist in addition to a financial analyst. According to the results of a new study co-authored by CEIBS Professor of Accounting Chen Shimin and Visiting Professor of Finance Henrik Cronqvist, companies headquartered in countries or regions where the native language is what linguists call a weak future time reference (FTR) language such as Chinese, Japanese, German, Swedish, and Norwegian, have higher precautionary cash holdings than companies headquartered in places with a strong FTR native language such as English, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian.
March 7, 2018
Gender does matter in the workplace, according to the results of a new study co-authored by CEIBS Associate Professor of Management and Co-Director of the CEIBS Centre on China Innovation Han Jian. The study explores the role of gender and trust in shaping organizational behaviour, and the researchers found that gender composition plays a crucial role in trust, job attitudes and behaviours.
February 28, 2018
China’s surprising 6.9% growth in 2017 has made it clear to me that Trump’s America 1st policy won’t hurt China as much as feared.
February 22, 2018
If downsizing is inevitable, how can we minimise the negative impact? The key is to maintain the foundation of the psychological contract: trust. 
January 26, 2018
Innovation is a popular business buzzword. Online dictionary Merriam Webster named it among its top 10 “Word of the Year” finalists in 2014 after seeing a 30% year-on-year surge in look-ups for the word. Among 1,379 CEOs around the world who participated in PwC’s 2017 CEO Survey, nearly a quarter named innovation as a top priority for their company. Yet though companies clearly understand the importance of innovation, it remains challenging to get employees to innovate. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on annual staff performance evaluations are the usual tactic that companies use to nudge staff towards behaviours that will help them meet strategic priorities. But as the results of a new study co-authored by CEIBS Assistant Professor of Management Sebastian Schuh show, many employees don’t receive fair recognition for their innovation efforts in traditional performance evaluations.


March 17, 2018
March 17, 2018. Shanghai – High growth entrepreneurship and innovation was the focus of discussions at the 6th China-India Cooperation Forum held today at the Shanghai Campus of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Panel discussions featured seven CEOs of Indian high-growth ventures that have raised between US$ 4.5 and US$ 100 million in funding from the most reputed financial and strategic investors. 
March 12, 2018
March 9, 2018, Shanghai – Robert Ward, Editorial Director of The Economist Intelligence Unit, this afternoon highlighted key issues that will affect the global economy in 2018. He touched on everything from global growth, global order, Brexit, US President Donald Trump’s chances of staying in office, as well as China, India and other emerging markets. 


March 22, 2018
An EMBA is a life-long investment of both time and money. To decide which programme is the best for them, applicants must consider factors including reputation, location, curriculum, faculty, student body, alumni network, and career development. In order to help prospective applicants make an informed decision, a class observation is available every month for those who are interested in CEIBS Global EMBA programme and meet the requirements. During your visit, you can:
March 24, 2018
I am writing on behalf of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) to invite your MBA students to participate in the INNOVATEChina 2018 Business Plan Competition which will be held in Shanghai, China. The final stage will be on March 24, 2018. The theme of INNOVATEChina 2018 is (Re) Inventing Entrepreneurship.


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Over the last two decades, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) has provided world-class business management education, grooming responsible leaders for China and the rest of the world. Building on the global recognition of its MBA, EMBA and Executive Education Programmes, CEIBS launched its four-year full-time PhD Programme in 2015. The degree will be awarded by Shanghai Jiaotong University.

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On the basis of our experience in China we are convinced that CEIBS can make a difference in other emerging economies as well. In economies such as in Africa, meeting organisational and societal challenges requires fresh thinking, new insights and creative foresight from executive leaders.


CEIBS launched the Entrepreneurship Platform (abbreviated as E-Platform), a high-quality integrated entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem comprising entrepreneurial education, incubation and investment, on October 24, 2015.
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