Category Archives: business education

Ctrip: Airbnb’s real threat – Jeffrey Towson

Airbnb has a chance in China, unlike many other US companies in the past, argued Beida business professor Jeffrey Towson earlier in the Guardian. On his weblog he gives the US company six additional advises, including marrying into Tencent and Alibaba. Also, Airbnb’s real threat it the travel company Ctrip.

Doing business with China – Zhang Ying

Chinese investors are moving into the world, including Europe, and doing business has become easier, says RSM professor Zhang Ying. Often they know each other already from the past investments into China, and communication has become much easier, she tells at a website of the Spanish government.

Chinese management reform: shunned by the West – Bill Fischer

When Western companies discovered new management systems in Japan like Just-In-Time in the 1980s, they applied it fast,despite initial misgivings.But when they see now new ways of decentralizing corporate structures in Tencent and Haier, they are reluctant to take it serious, says Haier-watcher and IMD professor Bill Fischer at AP.

Zhang Ying leads RSM Huawei partnership focus on education

The Rotterdam School of Management(RSM) and telecom giant Huawei have signed a partnership to deepen their cooperation on the digitalization of the transformation of education. RSM professor Zhang Ying will lead the new partnership, according to the China Daily.

China: becoming part of the world – Zhang Ying

RSM professor Zhang Ying discusses China’s relations with the EU and the US, after the election of Donald Trump as their president. China is becoming part of the world, says Zhang, and whoever is elected, those relationships will prevail.

Zhang Ying joins China Speakers Bureau

The China Speakers Bureau is happy to announce that Zhang Ying, professor on Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University is joining its agency as a speaker.

Jeffrey Towson based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in April, May

Jeffrey Towson, Peking University professor and eminent expert on China┬┤s business development, will be based in Brazil in April and May of 2017. Most of his time he will spend in Rio de Janeiro. After that he will return to Asia.

Jeffrey Towson visits Kenya in February

Jeffrey Towson, Peking University business professor, best-selling author and expert on how Chinese consumers and competitors are disrupting global markets, will be visiting, will be visiting Kenya in February. Are you interested in having him as a speaker in Kenya or surrounding countries, do get in touch, so we can figure out whether your meeting might fit into his schedule.

Jeffrey Towson to visit Latin America in December

Jeffrey Towson, Peking University business professor, best-selling author and expert on how Chinese consumers and competitors are disrupting global markets, will be visiting Latin America in the second week of December. Are you interested in having him as a speaker? Get in touch, so we can figure out whether your meeting might fit into his schedule.

Why did Expedia and Morgan Stanley fail in China – Jeffrey Towson

Failing foreign companies are all too common in China. Peking University business professor Jeffrey Towson dives into two specific cases, trying to learn from the mistakes by Expedia and Morgan Stanley, at his LinkedIn page.