2017 Top 10 Most Popular Articles from China Business Knowledge @ CUHK

Shen, Hao, Zhang, Meng, , McGuinness, Paul B., Gu, Zhaoyang, Wu, Donghui, Hu, Maggie Rong, Li, Wendong, Zhang, Wenrui, Lau, Dora Chi-sun, Yang, George Y., Cao, Ying

From technology, diversity and genetic influence to China’s economy and property investment, here are this year’s top 10 most popular feature articles based on research done by CUHK Business School

By China Business Knowledge @ CUHK

1. Can Touch Screens Make You Choose Unhealthy Food? (with animated video)

Prof. Shen Hao and Prof. Zhang Meng, Department of Marketing

While we are enjoying the convenience brought by technology, have we thought about how the digital world has really changed our lives, and our food choices?

2. Nostalgia Makes Us More Patient

Prof. Robert S. Wyer, Department of Marketing

Want to make customers more willing to wait for your service? Create a nostalgic experience for them

3. The Economic Benefits of Women on IPO Firm Boards

Prof. Paul B. McGuinness, Department of Finance

How female board presence and family linkage shape long-run stock and financial returns in Hong Kong IPO firms

4. The Visible Hand in China’s Economy: How Political Forces Shape Cost Behavior in Chinese Firms

Prof. Wu Donghui and Prof. Gu Zhaoyang, School of Accountancy

The study is the first to look at how political incentives motivate Chinese officials to intervene in the operation of SOEs

5. Melting Pot or Salad Bowl: How Cultural Background Affects an Immigrant’s Property Investments?

Prof. Maggie Hu Rong, School of Hotel and Tourism Management and Department of Finance

Culture has a significant effect on our experiences and behaviors, as well as our decisions on property investments

6. Why Do Some People Switch Jobs More Frequently Than Others? The Interplay of Genetic and Environment Influences on Job Satisfaction

Prof. Li Wendong, Department of Management

While some of us are happy to stay in our jobs for life, others find it hard to stick to even one. What makes us feel satisfied with our jobs? Is it the environment or it is us?

7. The Effect of Individual Auditors on Audit Quality: Evidence from China

Prof. Wu Donghui, School of Accountancy

The importance of individual auditors in determining audit quality has received increasing attention in recent years. The study reveals details of the effect

8. How Trust Affects a Country’s Economic Growth through Innovation

Prof. Zhang Wenrui, Department of Finance

How does trust influence a country’s economic growth? What is the relation between social trust and innovation development?

9. What Does Diversity Mean to Chinese Employees?

Prof. Dora Lau, Department of Management

In Western technology industry, diversity is seen as a way to promote innovation. What does diversity mean to Chinese companies and how diversified are they?

10. How Beauty Influences Financial Forecast Performance

Prof. George Yang and Prof. Cao Ying, School of Accountancy

In China’s financial industry, good looks can bring easier access to critical information and more accurate forecast performance

Shen, Hao

Director, MSc Programme in Marketing

Zhang, Meng

Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)

McGuinness, Paul B.


Gu, Zhaoyang


Wu, Donghui

Director, Centre for Institutions and Governance

Hu, Maggie Rong

Assistant Professor

Li, Wendong

Associate Professor

Zhang, Wenrui

Associate Professor

Lau, Dora Chi-sun

Associate Professor
Associate Director, Center for Entrepreneurship

Yang, George Y.

Director, School of Accountancy
Outstanding Fellow of the Faculty of Business Administration

Cao, Ying

Associate Professor

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