lunch webinar

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Marketers and other agents use a variety of tactics to influence us. One commonly-used persuasion tactic is flattery. But does flattery really work, or do we see right through it? Professor Jaideep Sengupta draws on his extensive ...

Pricing Strategies for Gift Giving

Gift giving generates large revenues for businesses, corresponding to 17.6 percent of retail sales in Hong Kong. Despite their importance for the retail industry, retailers tend to follow the same pricing strategies as for other r ...

Moment-to-Moment Synchronicity: New Way to Gauge Consumer Perceptions Through Live Media Social Listening

The latest disruptive research measures the way in which consumers of information react to that information in real time through a novel measure called moment-to-moment synchronicity (MTMS). In this presentation, Prof Wenbo WANG w ...

How perfect learning may lead to making sub-optimal decisions

Good learners are those who can adjust their behaviors according to environmental feedback. This adjustment, which is called adaptive learning, is the essential component in human and machine learning. In this presentation, Prof E ...

From Mindsets to Cultural Competence

With increase in global connectivity, the ability to navigate diverse workforce is seen as an important asset. Cultural competence refers to the ability to adapt and function efficiently in a diverse setting. In this presentation, ...

Role of Social Relationships in VC Syndication and Fundraising

In this presentation, Prof Pavel Zhelyazkov will provide an overview of his research on how social networks shape venture capital (VC) firms’ syndication activities as well as access to deals and capital. In particular, he w ...

Hong Kong Derivative Warrants: the Case of Counterparty Risk

In this presentation, Prof Chu Zhang will explain in layman’s language a recently published research paper regarding Hong Kong’s derivative warrant market. The paper addresses the questions of whether counterparty risk ...

Corporate Risk Management around the World

Risk management has risen as a corporate priority since the global financial crisis. Although much is known about risk management in developed markets, much less is known outside these markets, where companies face different condi ...

Antitrust Enforcement and Corporate Finance Decisions

Antitrust enforcement against price fixing, bid rigging, market allocation, and firms’ other agreements not to compete has been rising around the world. In light of these changing legal risks of falling under the radar of co ...