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Faculty Research Digests

As a Knowledge Exchange (KE) initiative, the Faculty regularly shares its members’ research outcomes to the community in the form of non-technical feature articles on its websites and in its newsletter. Through promulgating high quality research findings, we hope to enable organisations to make research-based decisions relevant to their fields and allow non-academics to expand their exposure to research-related knowledge.

作為促進知識交流的一部分,香港大學經濟及工商管理學院定期在網頁及學院通訊發佈深入淺出的專題文章,與社區分享學院成員的學術研究成果。我們期望透過宣揚卓越的研究成果,讓各界機構能作出以研究為本的決策,同時讓普羅大眾有更多機會接觸與學術研究相關的知識。

Heng Chen
Dr. Heng Chen

Aug 2017

How Fake News Spreads

Timely new research shows that while rumors alone may have limited impact, their impact increases when they reinforce existing beliefs. Add effective communication, and rumors can lead to high-impact action. Read More >>

 

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Wing Suen
Professor Wing Suen

 

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Professor Zhigang Tao

February 2017

The Hidden Price of War

Assessments of the costs of war are typically based on rebuilding costs. New research shows that the economic costs run much deeper and last far longer than is commonly assumed. Read More >>

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Professor Simon Lam

July 2016

Investing in enjoyment delivers positive returns for financial services

As financial markets continue to test the confidence of banking customers, emotions play a central role in developing a customer’s trust and commitment to the brand; so how should banks go about managing for emotional behaviours in the production and delivery of their financial services? Read More >>

 

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Professor Bennett Yim

 

Professor David Tse

January 2016

Unbundling the benefits and risks of Guanxi

Guanxi networks have served many Chinese and foreign firms well in their pursuit of Chinese consumer markets. However, will this service continue as China transitions toward a more developed and globally competitive market economy? Read More >>

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Dr. Michael Chau

June 2015

Do you know what bloggers are saying about your business?

It’s no secret that private bloggers tend to speak freely in their conversations about firms and their products. But how can firms tap into blogs and build their Business Intelligence? Read More >>

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Professor Kevin Zhou

January 2015

Managing knowledge for radical product innovation development in China

Companies like Apple, Intel, and Yingli Solar are producing products that radically shape the nature of product markets. But what strategies should managers apply if they want to raise or leverage the firm’s capabilities to develop leading innovative products? Read More >>

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