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Smart Move on the Airfield  [#permalink]

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FROM CUHK: Smart Move on the Airfield
The Hong Kong International Airport has been one of the world’s busiest airports for almost a decade, and it’s getting busier each year. While the airport has achieved an extremely high level of operational efficiency over time, there is always room for improvement, as each tiny clog in the big wheel creates a butterfly effect on the overall efficiency, which in turn has a combined impact on cargo flow and passenger experience.

To this end, the Airport Authority (AA) Hong Kong has been collecting lots of data to help its managers get a better handle on various operations in the airport, particularly on the airfield. However, a practical tool to make sense of the collected data was not available, and the tons of data were not being put to their maximum use, until AS2 came about.

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From left to right, Prof. Waiman Cheung, Director of CCL and Professor of Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at CUHK Business School; Dr. Jerrel Leung (PhD in Management Information Systems), Chief Architect of ubiZense and Steven Yiu, Deputy Director for Service Delivery of AA, receive the ICT Award at the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2019 awards presentation ceremony.

AS2 was the solution offered by the Asian Institute of Supply Chains and Logistics (AISCL)’s CCL at CUHK Business School. The centre joined efforts with ubiZense Ltd to develop a deep-tech system known as AS2. This advanced, cloud-based system won both the Grand and Gold awards in the “Smart Mobility” category in the Hong Kong ICT Awards in April 2019 and the “Public/Private Partnership” category in the WITSA Global ICT Excellence Award in October 2019.

What is AS2?
AS2 is abbreviation for “IoT-Augmented Airfield Service System.” IoT stands for the Internet of Things. Basically, it means that all objects can be assigned digital identification numbers and their locations and movements over time can be tracked online by devices equipped with Bluetooth, RFID and GPS. The system’s name reflects the nature of this advanced AI system, which seeks to improve the operations and services performed inside the airport and on the airfield by making use of the data gathered through the above equipment and subsequently stored on the cloud.

According to Prof. Waiman Cheung, both the AA and CCL under his institute had agreed that it was time to put all the unstructured, multi-format big data into practical use, so that the airport’s operational efficiency could be further improved. These data include the time markers and geographical coordinates of objects and equipment at the airport, as well as operational airport data.

“AA had already collected these data, but they had not developed a structured way to make use of them,” says Prof. Cheung. “We realised that the data could not be used effectively right away, because they were overwhelmingly huge and disparate.”

For example, even though the digital coordinates of a certain equipment are available, what is the equipment actually doing in real time? “We could not figure that out simply by looking at the data,” Prof. Cheung points out. “So we decided that there should to be a way to arrange and analyse such data to create intelligence. The question thus became: How do we sift out relevant data for analysis and convert them into AI?”

According to Prof. Cheung, the AA had the data but lacked the tool, but the university had the necessary tool without real-life data feeds. The two’s collaboration thus became a match made in heaven.

“We used the collected big data and crunched them in our AS2 prototype,” explains the professor. “We could see what was happening at the airport in real time using the data ─ this is known as data visualisation. Then we analysed whether the operational efficiency were up to the airport’s target.”

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Gathering Accurate and Meaningful Data
Prof. Cheung and his team, including chief architect of the project, Dr. Jerrel Leung (PhD in Management Information Systems), who founded the firm ubiZense in 2018, discovered some “unexpected results” in their attempt to analyse the airport’s big data.

Dr. Leung was previously a research assistant professor of Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at CUHK Business School and was involved in the research and development of AS2. His firm commercialises academic and scientific research and takes it to the marketplace.

The “unexpected results” included the finding that there was a big difference in the quality and usefulness of the data collected by human beings vs. data collected by machines.

In the case of human-collected data, the team found unavoidable bias and errors. For example, if the target completion time for a certain task is 20 minutes, the data gatherer might have recorded almost all the numbers at just under 20 minutes ─ in a bid to help achieve the management target. By contrast, when using motorised equipment such as GPS and RFID sensors, the data gathered were a lot more accurate and timely.

“The process became a lot more objective as a result,” observes Prof. Cheung. “Only when we have objective and accurate data can we do proper and meaningful predictions.”

After sorting out the best way to collect data, the team proceeded to fine-tune the collection of data and the AI system itself to improve its accuracy.

“AS2 is a great example of how collaboration between university, industry, and technology company can come to fruition. The synergy in the AS2 ensemble offered a unique pioneering solution to help the Airport Authority Hong Kong to continue improve the baggage delivery efficiency and the overall on-time performance,” Dr. Jerrel Leung, Chief Architect of ubiZense.

“CCL’s cutting edge research to solve real-life industry problems and ubiZense’s deep technology in leveraging IoT, big data, and AI deep technology to realise the conceptual ideas and to solve the AA’s problem. The HKICT Award is a great recognition and assertion of our collaborative efforts and we are looking forward to our further collaborative innovations.”

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AS2 offers a multi-dimensional dashboard service to manage turnaround performance with enhanced operational visibility.

Tracking Operations in Real Time
AS2 allows airport managers to analyse all kinds of operations to see if they are performed on time, to find out the reasons for delays, and much more.

For example, automated equipment is attached to vehicles such as the baggage truck, and used to detect when the truck arrives at the gate. Say if an airplane has already parked at the gate but the baggage truck hasn’t yet arrived, that means the baggage delivery staff is not doing its job efficiently enough and the operational target is likely to be missed. Such an incident is recorded as part of the big data for further analysis.

“In the past, management had no idea what had happened once the baggage truck had left for the airfield. But with AS2’s automatic alert system, duty managers will be notified immediately when there is an accident, delay or speeding incident,” explains Prof. Cheung.

After the incident, data collected in real time can help provide a comprehensive view to aid the incident investigation process. Prof. Cheung says this is much better than the past scenario where foremen, duty managers, contractors, etc. presented different versions of the “truth,” making it extremely hard to pinpoint the root cause of the incident.

The most exciting feature of the system is that the entire scenario can be played back using computer animation technology.

“Because we have collected data in real time, minute by minute, we can retrace the whole scenario using animation.”

With the help of AS2, airport management will be able to more efficiently monitor the work of not only its own staff but that of its contractors as well ─ a key mission of the project.

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Through the map service provided by AS2, uses can understand the status of all flights and equipment on the apron.

Data Put to Good Use
Besides investigating incidents, AS2 can also be used to improve procedures such as airplane maintenance, repair, cleaning and more.

“A large number of people work in these operational areas. They and their managers all wish to do a better job. Better data analysis would definitely help improve their work,” says Prof. Cheung.

In addition, the current congestion problem at the airport will benefit from a more efficient airfield operation.

Besides, airport passengers will be able to experience better service when real-time data are being collected and put to use for their benefits. For instance, there are a lot of luggage trolleys at the airport, but passengers sometimes just can’t seem to find them when they need them.

What AS2 can do in this case, is to detect where the trolleys are, how many there are, and how they are distributed in different parts of the airport. Using that data, combined with the information on flight arrivals, managers can assign the optimal number of trolleys to specific baggage carousel areas just in time for passengers’ arrivals.

The HKIA started using the AS2 prototype in Spring 2018, and is currently in Phase 2 of its deployment. “We’ll continue to improve our system and expand the coverage, year by year,” says Prof. Cheung.

Already, there has been improvements in many of the metrics with which the airport measures its operational efficiency. For example, aircraft turnaround ─ all the processes performed between the arrival and departure of an aircraft ─ and in particular arrival baggage handling has reached 90 percent of the AA’s performance target, according to Prof. Cheung.

“Of course, AS2 cannot claim full credit for that,” he adds. “There are other factors in play. But any improvement has a positive chain effect, considering how busy our airport is.”

“The airfield at HKIA is always extremely congested, so high efficiency is crucial for its smooth operation,” concludes the professor. “This, in turn, will reinforce Hong Kong’s position as a top international transportation hub and will improve passengers’ user experience as well.”

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By Louisa Wah

Photo courtesy of The Airport Authority Hong Kong

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Faculty Members Win 2019 AAM-CAMRI Prize in Asset Management  [#permalink]

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FROM CUHK: Faculty Members Win 2019 AAM-CAMRI Prize in Asset Management
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The winning paper beat the rest of the contestants through a rigorous judging process and was hailed as the the most original and ground-breaking paper in the thinking, practice, policies and issues affecting the Asian asset management industry among the approximately 80 other submissions this year. The Prize, which is worth US$15,000, is presented to only one submission every year.

The winning paper entitled ESG Preference and Market Efficiency: Evidence from Mispricing and Institutional Trading explores how the trend towards socially responsible investing affects the informational efficiency of stock prices. It shows that the return predictability of mispricing signals is much stronger among firms held by more socially responsible (SR) institutions.

The results are driven by the divergence of trading implications from ESG performance and mispricing signals. SR institutions are less likely to buy underpriced stocks with poor ESG scores or sell overpriced stocks with high ESG scores. Alternatives, such as known limits to arbitrage, were ruled out. The inefficiency only emerges in recent years with the rise of ESG investing, and is not fully offset by ESG-neutral arbitrageurs due to funding liquidity constraints.

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Prof. Xintong Zhan, one of the authors, delivered a presentation based on the award-winning research at the “Sustainable and Impact Investing Forum: The New Dynamics in Asia” in Mandarin Orchard Singapore on 28 November 2019. The 2019 AAM-CAMRI Prize in Asset Management were also presented in front of an audience of academics and senior practitioners during the forum.

“It is more than a great honour to win the prize on sustainability finance research in this global academic competition,” said Prof. Zhan. “I am proud that we stood out among all the competitors from top universities all over the world. Sustainability is a step we must take towards the future and CUHK has been taking the lead in promoting such research. I am grateful to the support from the University, Faculty, and the Department.”

Associate Dean (Innovation and Impact) of CUHK Business School Prof. Michael Zhang added, “My heartfelt congratulations to Xintong, Jay and Elaine for winning the 2019 AAM-CAMRI Prize in Asset Management. I am impressed by not only the quality of the research, but also their focus on this highly meaningful topic of socially responsible investing. If a fundamental function of the financial market is to channel resources, then socially responsible investing channels such resources to the right destination. At CUHK Business School, we strive to generate meaningful research that are recognised by the society. This is a wonderful example.”

About The AAM-CAMRI Prize in Asset Management:

The AAM-CAMRI Prize in Asset Management was launched in 2015 by Asia Asset Management (AAM), in collaboration with the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments (CAMRI) to celebrate excellence in regional applied research.

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CUHK Business (December 2019) Is Available!  [#permalink]

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FROM CUHK: CUHK Business (December 2019) Is Available!
Our Research
When Family Trusts Affect the Value of Firms
Share transfer restriction may induce family shirking problems, make family conflicts difficult to resolve, and distort firm decisions.

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Earning a High Salary and Having a Secure Job May Make You More Optimistic
After the reunification of East and West Germany, what types of work experiences may boost employees’ optimism, and how optimism may change their work experiences?

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How Labour Power Shapes Corporate Payout Policy
Work forces trying to limit dividends are most successful in nations with broader collective bargaining and effective labour law enforcement.

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Does Religion Affect Loan Approvals?
Research reveals banks offer favourable loan terms to religious borrowers.

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Our People
The Spark of Joy as a Guiding Light
Whether Dr. John Lai is lecturing, directing a programme or conducting research, you’ll always find a spark in his eyes, with an intent on creating excellence in his students and the tasks at hand.

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Not Your Typical Student
Diane Sohn is a Korean, a mother of two, and a full-time employee at an investment bank. She quickly adapted to life as a part-time student in the Master of Accountancy Programme and shares her diverse experience.

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Quality Entertainment Knows No Boundaries
Alumna Lovinia Chiu loves bringing joy to people through quality entertainment programmes. After completing her EMBA study, she set her eyes on an IPO for her company Medialink.

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The #CUHKBusinessSchool Bond in Legacy Families
For some families, CUHK education is a tradition. These legacy families share the same education footsteps and cross-generational memories, passing on the heritage of their alma mater.

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Prof. Lin Zhou Takes Charge  [#permalink]

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FROM CUHK: Prof. Lin Zhou Takes Charge
In taking up Deanship on 9 December 2019, Prof. Lin Zhou confidently stated his vision for the school. “I want CUHK Business School to be one of the leading business schools not only in Asia, but for the entire world.”

This goal is entirely within reach, according to Prof. Zhou, pointing out that the 21st century, being dubbed the Asian Century for the region’s expected resurgence in economics, politics as well as culture, will translate into huge opportunities not only for its people but also for business schools. Rapid growth entails rapid change, and as a leading business school, CUHK Business School is well positioned to help different segments of society – from students to businesses – to navigate it.

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“We empower young people so they can seize opportunities and benefit from the tremendous growth that will take place,” he said, adding that being in the midst of the great Asian transformation – after spending more than twenty years in the United States at both prestigious institutions such as Princeton University, Yale University, Duke University and a dynamic public university Arizona State University – was what brought him back to the region in the first place.

Another advantage that makes CUHK Business School stand out from the pack is the university’s Chinese roots. The traditional Chinese culture has not only buttressed the longest living civilisation, it also has impacted many other Asian societies. Hence, CUHK is able to offer a comprehensive Asian perspective to businesses elsewhere that are eager to look to Asia to replicate business practices and processes that have driven the region’s blistering economic growth.

Change will also come to CUHK Business School. “Like any business school, we need to be working with our stakeholders because things are changing rapidly so we need to change as well,” Prof. Zhou added, noting that the school must stay ahead of the curve in the knowledge and content delivered.

The continued advance of technology also means the school must endeavor to push the envelope in how content is delivered, he says. The School must expand digital learning and experiential learning, figuring out how they could best be adapted to CUHK Business School’s existing curricular to help students learn more efficiently and effectively.

While on the programme level the school has been highly successful in maintaining strong ties with stakeholders such as its alumni and corporate partners, Prof. Zhou intends to increase outreach of the School as a whole to seek support and guidance from all sectors of society.

“I want CUHK Business School to be one of the leading business schools not only in Asia, but for the entire world.” — Prof. Lin Zhou

This extends to outreach of other CUHK faculties as well. “Business now is more complicated. It’s impacted by forces ranging from politics to social movements and technology,” he said, adding that this meant that CUHK Business should seek to build its cross-faculty ties – such as in engineering and the social sciences – in order to provide the most comprehensive education to students so they are equipped to address this increasingly complex business world.

Prof. Zhou also said he was highly excited by the opportunities posed by the establishment of CUHK-Shenzhen in 2014, and will seek to forge a closer relationship with colleagues there. “We are going to try to see if we can provide joint teaching programmes in addition to the joint research institutes we already have in place,” he said.

It also follows that the school should continue to develop closer ties with the business sector, not only to enhance the quality of education provided to students, to help them seek out lucrative job opportunities, but to stay glued to the latest changes in business practices that are relevant to management thought leadership.

“Talking to business partners will help us enhance the level of our research both in its rigor and its relevance,” Prof. Zhou said.

On the concept of balance, said Prof. Zhou, who spent the bulk of his early career teaching and in research, focusing on fundamental topics in economic theory including game theory, mechanism design as well as social choice and welfare, this applies equally to the divide between education and research.

“The primary responsibility of a university is to provide quality education to young people. Teaching is and always will be of the utmost importance, but on the other hand, to be a leading university you have to have research capabilities so you can provide students with the most advanced knowledge in different fields.”

“Research is a very important area for a university which aspires to be the very best university in the world, so we must keep a proper balance. With the university well-endowed in both financial and human resources, I am confident we can do both.”

“We empower young people so they can seize opportunities and benefit from the tremendous growth that will take place.” — Prof. Lin Zhou

Following on the heels of this two-term stint as the Dean of Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, where he transformed the school from a domestic name into a global player in business education, Prof. Zhou also says he’s interested in applying the skills and network acquired in his previous job and while sitting on the board of various accreditation boards to help raise the awareness of CUHK Business School on a global level.

Strategic planning will be a crucial task for Prof. Zhou, who added he is excited for the opportunity to liaise with the stakeholders to revise the school’s vision and mission for the next five year strategic plan starting in 2021. “Dean Kalok Chan and his team did a great job raising the academic research capability and reputation of the School, we will leverage on that and move the School forward in many directions.”

For now though, Prof. Zhou said besides the smooth resumption of classes in January, he will be busy in the first quarter reaching out to students, faculty members and corporate partners to seek views on the way forward for the school.

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Staying Humble: The Beginning of a New Era in FinTech  [#permalink]

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FROM CUHK: Staying Humble: The Beginning of a New Era in FinTech
FMBA: Unforgettable and Eye-opening Learning Journey
Originally from Hubei province, Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in International Finance. After graduating, he joined Bank of China in Shenzhen as General Manager of the Finance Department. He participated in several major projects including the bank’s equity listing reform, the development of an IT blueprint, and forming partnerships with international banks. After several years, Michael decided to invest in himself and apply for CUHK’s FMBA programme.

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Michael was invited to share his experiences with students and fellow alumni in the admission event.

Michael calls himself a ‘bad student’ for having to repeat a subject because he constantly needed to work overseas. However, he still remembers the lessons of the year. “In the past, I was most afraid of accounting because the textbooks were so thick – by the time I got to the debt and owner’s equity chapter, I had already forgotten the previous chapters on assets and stocks. However, FMBA professors presented complicated financial calculations on a balance sheet, making all the intricate logical relationships clear and easy to understand,” he explained. “The FMBA programme combined finance and management into a rich curriculum, and the courses took place across Shenzhen, Beijing and Hong Kong. I found it very interesting.”

Michael also highly appreciated the programme’s balance of academic and practical weight. “When discussing financial theories, professors would cite examples from Hong Kong, mainland China and the global market. Analysing case studies such as the 1987 stock market crash and the success factors of Li & Fung Group truly opened my mind.”

“People are deterred by leaders who try to be Superman. Staying humble helps you build a cohesive team that works together to solve problems!” — Michael Wang

Embrace the Risk of Facing Uncertainty
Soon after his graduation Michael became Bank of China’s largest sub-branch in Shenzhen as General Manager, where he accumulated rich experience in internet finance and cross-border financial services. In 2015, he was invited to join China’s first digital bank, WeBank.

Moving from traditional physical banking to the trendy model of virtual banking was not a rash decision for Michael. He was simply following his passion for taking new challenges. “The uncertainty that comes with managing a brand new organisation, with a new culture in an emerging sector was the greatest challenge for me.” Despite the steep learning curve, Michael has proved to be more than competent and led the team to establish a 2B product line in just two years, further expanding the business portfolio.

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Michael attends the launch event of Bank of China’s “Finger Vein Authentication”.

Starting from Zero: Learning While Keeping Moving
Considering the immense opportunities for cross-border financial business, Michael joined the E-Finance Department of Bank of China (Hong Kong) in 2017 as the Head, leading the development of virtual banking. livi is now in its final stage of development and, together with the seven other licensed virtual banks, is set to drive Hong Kong’s FinTech industry, providing new experiences for customers and promoting financial inclusion in its mission.

“My experience at WeBank was very helpful to me, but starting a new virtual bank from scratch was a whole new challenge.” The first hurdle was recruitment. With eight virtual banks entering the market at one time, the competition for talent was high in all fields, including FinTech, product innovation, and risk and compliance management. The next challenge was the system. IT structures within traditional banking cannot easily be applied to virtual banks, so new systems need to be developed internally or outsourced, and then integrated. “Now I know how easy it is to raise questions and how hard it is to find solutions.”

Michael compared the experience of starting from scratch to driving a car with no parts. He and his team had to assemble the wheels and engine, fill up the gas tank, revise the route blueprint to keep up with FinTech trends – all while driving a car.

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“People First” is one of the key pillars for the livi team. As CEO, Michael often hosts town hall meetings to share his ideas and maintain mutual communications with team mates.

Don’t Be a Hero: Be a Team
livi’s logo design and colour scheme portray a lively image. Its name, which comes from the word ‘living’, refers to a lifestyle bank that integrates banking seamlessly into consumer habits, reshaping how people think about and engage with finance. In this new paradigm, users are rewarded for planning the future and they can save money or spend at ease, enjoying every moment of their lives.

Even though the competition is fierce, Michael remains optimistic because livi’s shareholders have abundant resources. “Bank of China (Hong Kong) is the largest bank in Hong Kong in terms of customer base and sales channels, which is a good complement for livi. JD Digits provides solid technical support and Jardine Matheson has the biggest retail network in Hong Kong. Backed by these partners, we can provide improved financial services and accelerate digitalisation in the retail sector.” In addition to personal banking, livi also focuses on helping SMEs develop through simple, easy-to-use banking services riding on innovative technology.

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Michael (first row; 5th from left)and his team celebrate as the Hong Kong Monetary Authority grants livi a virtual banking license.

Michael believes that while virtual banking and traditional banking are two very different businesses, they complement each other well – just how supermarkets and convenience stores do. In fact, the greatest challenge in the initial stages of launching a virtual bank is consumer acceptance of the market. “People get used to tangible products which they can see and touch. We need time to convince the market that virtual banks are just as real and safe as physical ones.”

Looking back on livi’s journey, Michael had to handle many problems large and small, every single day. His approach throughout has been to stay positive and humble. In his words, “People are deterred by leaders who try to be Superman. Staying humble helps you build a cohesive team that works together to solve problems!”

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This article first appeared in CUHK Business School Alumni Portal, republished with permission from Alumni and Corporate Affairs Office, CUHK Business School.

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CUHK Management Professor Named as a Most Highly Cited Researcher for   [#permalink]

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FROM CUHK: CUHK Management Professor Named as a Most Highly Cited Researcher for the Third Straight Year
In 2019, 113 researchers around the world were identified as Highly Cited Researchers in the Economics and Business field, and Prof. Ahlstrom is among the five researchers in this major subject area from all of Asia, who made the list.

In the past decade (2007-2017), Prof. Ahlstrom has 96 research publications, and his work was cited 4,468 times, as compiled by the Web of Science. His research studies appear in 53 international/regional academic journals, including top-tier ones such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.

“I feel quite honoured to be recognised in the Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson-Reuters) list of Highly Cited Researchers 2019 as one of the world’s top researchers,” said Prof. Ahlstrom. “I feel we are all doing very good research at CUHK Business School, and I am happy to be doing my part to contribute to our fine school and university. And I expect our business school to continue to be at the forefront economics and international business and related research as it has been for a long time.”

The highly anticipated list of Highly Cited Researchers, released by the Clarivate Analytics on a yearly basis, identifies professors and other researchers that have produced multiple papers ranking in the top 1 percent by citations for their field and year of publication, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers. The 2019 list includes 6,217 highly cited researchers in various fields from nearly 60 countries and regions, representing 0.1 percent of all professors and researchers worldwide that had a certain number of Highly Cited Papers.

For the full list of “Highly Cited Researchers 2019”, please refer to: https://recognition.webofsciencegroup.com/awards/highly-cited/2019.

A press release was also posted in the CUHK website on 26 November 2019.

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