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When Weibo’s stock price saw a dramatic surge of 135% this year, I had mixed feelings. That’s because two years ago when the company went public, I wrote an... Read more
The carrot and stick approach of tying senior executive’s compensation to their company’s financial performance has long been a way of ensuring that their... Read more
Bicycles with bright orange wheels are now a common sight along the streets of Shanghai and Beijing. It began this fall when mobike became all the rage. But... Read more
What are the operational risks faced by mobike, a B2C asset-heavy company for whom operational data that helps it keep track of its bicycles is the most... Read more
It’s tempting for executives in charge of strategic planning at western multinationals to look to entry and expansion in emerging markets as a magic pill... Read more
If shopping is a national sport in China, Single’s Day is its World Cup. This year, Chinese internet giant Alibaba rang up US$ 5 billion in sales in the... Read more
“What impact would having Donald Trump in the White House have on China-US trade? The US President Elect seems to want to renegotiate various agreements the... Read more
“I would describe the 2016 battle for the White House as "social media marketing expertise" versus "the economists". Four hundred economists were anti-Trump... Read more
As the Chinese Embassy in Delhi recently pointed out, China and India have made remarkable progress in the last 15 years, as bilateral trade has grown by a... Read more
Many media comments blamed the failure of the Yahoo empire on Marissa Mayer, the company’s female CEO, and her shopping spree.