Research Projects

Cultural Values and Successes in Team Sports

Assistant Professor Yam Kai Chi


Intuitively, the culture value of collectivism (rather than individualism) should be beneficial for team cooperation and, as a result, team success....

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Employees’ Work and Non-work Experiences

Assistant Professor Kim Sooyeol


Due to their authority and strategic position at work, leaders are considered important sources of influence to employees’ work-life and their pe....

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Latest Case Studies

Xiaomi Corporation: Initial Public Offering

Prof Allaudeen Hameed, Assoc Prof Ruth Tan, Dr Weina Zhang and Mr Marshall Too (BBA graduated student)

30 June 2019

The initial public offering of the Chinese company, Xiaomi Corporation (Xiaomi), would start trading on the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Market....

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Changsheng Bio-Technology Co. Ltd. (China): Fallout from the Vaccines Scandal

Prof Thompson Teo and Mr Jailiang Liu (BBA student)

27 September 2019

In 2018, Changsheng Bio-technology Co., Ltd. (Changsheng), a leading biopharmaceutical company and one of the market leaders in vaccines, was found....

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In the News

Inflation expectations shaped by rise of premium goods: study
31 October 2019 | The Business Times

In a study, co-author Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor in Finance Sumit Agarwal discusses how rising living standards impact on the perception of inflation.

NTUC FairPrice, Foodfare and Kopitiam to form mega group
23 October 2019 | Lianhe Zaobao

Assoc Prof Chu Junhong explains how the new group can keep food prices low.

S’pore parents’ housing type could show how kids will fare
18 October 2019 | The Straits Times

In a study, Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor in Finance Sumit Agarwal says the type of housing owned by Singaporean parents can be a good predictor of the next generation’s economic status.

Unwrapping the psychology of bad gifts

When picking gifts we can be swayed into choices that deliver more on our own need to be immediately rewarded than on maximising value for the recipient.

How cultural stereotypes shape US-China negotiations

Research examines if we can judge how ethically someone is likely to behave, based purely on their – and your – nationality.

Do electric cars have a future?

Dyson's decision to pull the plug on its Singapore car venture highlights challenges for carmakers in the face of changing global trends.

The rise of the superapps

Offering a multitude of services under one umbrella, several popular apps harbour ambitions for regional dominance.
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