China

China Lecture Series

China is one of the world's most important and least understood economies. The China Lecture Series brings together academics and business practitioners to discuss China and its role in the world.

April 4, 2023

Christopher Marquis, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, discussed his recent book “Mao and Markets – The Communist Roots of Chinese Enterprise.”

February 24, 2022

Jack F. Perkowski, Founder and Chairman of JFP Holdings, explored the economic and political issues facing the US and China's bilateral relationship, as well as what it means for businesses in both countries. 

September 22, 2020

Yasheng Huang, Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management and Faculty Director of Action Learning at the MIT Sloan School of Management, explored what may lie ahead of US-China relations in a post-pandemic world.


China Insights Series

We invite business people, analysts, academics, and students to join D'Amore-McKim's world-class faculty for this unique and timely series that will provide practical insights into the present and future of China's economy.

How Chinese Companies Are Reinventing Management Control

George S. Yip, Emeritus Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Imperial College London and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northeastern University, explored how Chinese companies are reinventing management control for the digital era through “digitally-enhanced directed autonomy.”

Innovation Strategies for Foreign Companies in China

George S. Yip, Emeritus Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Imperial College London and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northeastern University, explained what foreign multinational companies need to do to transform their R&D strategies to keep pace with newly innovative Chinese companies.

The Impact of Foreign Companies On China's Economy

Michael Enright, Pierre Choueiri Family Professor in Global Business at Northeastern University, explained the impact of foreign direct investment, the role foreign companies played in China's economic rise and how does the future of international business looks like.

How Chinese Companies Are Reinventing the Customer Journey

George S. Yip, Emeritus Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Imperial College London and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northeastern University, explained what China is doing in five key stages of the customer journey in retailing and what Western companies can learn, and what they cannot.

The Challenge for Chinese Companies Going Public in the US

David Sherman, Professor of Accounting at Northeastern University, and Len Jui, Deputy Chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, described and examined the multifaceted and complex interaction of regulatory scrutiny and inviting more businesses into the US stock market.

China's 14th Five Year Program

Michael Enright, Pierre Choueiri Family Professor in Global Business at Northeastern University, talked about China's plans for post-COVID development as part of their 14th Five Year Program.

Unleashing Urbanization and Regional Development in China

Michael Enright, Pierre Choueiri Family Professor in Global Business at Northeastern University, talked about recent developments in China's urban and regional landscapes.

China's Major Economic Initiatives

Michael Enright, Pierre Choueiri Family Professor in Global Business at Northeastern University, talked about China's economic initiatives and their motivations.

Understanding the Chinese System

Michael Enright, Pierre Choueiri Family Professor of Global Business at Northeastern University, disentangled the complex web of Party, State, and corporate actors that drive the Chinese business system.

Nardone Family Seminar Series

Made possible by a gift from David R. Nardone, this seminar series brings scholars and practitioners to Northeastern University to share insights on emerging markets.

Innovation and The Rise of an All-in-One App in an Emerging Economy: The Case of WeChat

 Xiaolan Fu, Professor of Technology and International Development at the University of Oxford, and George S. Yip, a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Northeastern University, investigated the rise of “superapps” in China, using the popular app WeChat as a case study.

Winning in China: 8 Stores of Success and Failure in the World's Largest Economy

Lele Sang, Wharton Global Fellow, explored the intricacies of corporate success and failure in China, discussing critical factors influencing multinational corporations like Amazon, LinkedIn, and Hyundai, and sharing invaluable strategies to navigate the challenges and opportunities within China's dynamic market landscape.

Event Space and Firm Value – Chinese Listed Firms in the US-China Trade War

Jane Lu, Chair Professor of the Department of Management at the City University of Hong Kong, examined the impact of the recent US-China trade war on the market value of Chinese listed firms with a multidimensional view of “event space.”

Arie Lewin

China's Belt and Road Initiative and International Business – The Overlooked Centrality of Politics

Arie Y. Lewin, Professor Emeritus of Strategy and International Business at Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, discussed his recent paper “China's Belt and Road Initiative and International Business: The Overlooked Centrality of Politics.”

Six Paths to Chinese Company Innovation

George S. Yip. Emeritus Professor of Imperial College London and Distinguished Visiting Professor in International Business & Strategy at Northeastern University, presented his research on the emerging paths of innovation in Chinese companies.

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Developing China: The Impact of Foreign Companies on China's Economy

Michael J. Enright, Pierre Choueiri Family Professor in Global Business at Northeastern University, presented “Developing China: The Impact of Foreign Companies on China's Economy.”

Ming-sho Ho, Professor at National Taiwan University

Economic Integration with China and its Discontents

Ming-sho Ho, Professor at National Taiwan University, presented Economic Integration with China and its Discontents: Taiwan's Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement in Perspective.

Charles Chan, Chief Executive Officer of Ascendas Singbridge China

Outlook for China and US-China Relations

Charles Chan, Chief Executive Officer of Ascendas Singbridge China and Center for Emerging Markets' Advisory Board Member, spoke about the outlook for China and US-China Relations.