Monday, 24 November 2008

Globalization of Chinese companies: the next level of play

Date: Thursday 20th November, 2008

Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm

Venue: E171, New Theatre, East Building

Speaker: Cheung Kong GSB Dean Xiang Bing (长江商学院院长项兵博士)

The lecture will first provide an overview of China’s economic reform in the past 30 years and examine the role of Chinese companies in global commerce. The second part will focus on forthcoming innovations from Chinese indigenous companies and the global ramifications of these innovations. It will then explore opportunities for China and Chinese companies in light of the ongoing global financial crisis.

Dean Xiang Bing is the Professor of Accounting and founding Dean of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, he has pioneered the EMBA in China. He has served on the faculties of Guanghua School of Management, Peking University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and was the China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Selected as one of the nineteen student delegates to visit Japan in 1982, Dr. Xiang received his bachelor’s degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1983. He then studied for his MBA at the University of Alberta, Canada before going on to graduate with a PhD in Accounting.

In recent years, Dr. Xiang has advocated a ‘Seeing the Earth from the Moon’ perspective and strategy to analyze the challenges and opportunities that the China economy and the indigenous enterprises currently face. Dr. Xiang emphasizes effective chain-to-chain competition, a new globalized strategy that leverages resources globally, and a humanistic spirit among contemporary entrepreneurs. He has created material to address the challenges of globalization: CEO corruption, family enterprise management and the structural limits of the modern enterprises in China.

Dr. Xiang serves on the boards of several enterprises listed in Hong Kong, America and mainland China. He has been interviewed by CCTV, Phoenix TV, CNN, Far Eastern Economic Forum, Entrepreneur Magazine, The New York Times, Agence France Press and Voice of America among others and is a regular speaker at conferences including Conference Board and the World Economic Forum in China.

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.
This event is held by China Development Society. To join, please send an email to

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