Professor on Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Sustainability and Wellness
Dr. ir. Ying Zhang
COVID-19 pandemic as a force to disrupt institutional trust
April 12, 2020
Zhang, Y. Lustenberger, U. (2020) COVID-19 pandemic as a force to disrupt institutional trust. EUReporter, Brussels. May 2020.
An Experience with Dutch Customs at the Schiphol Airport. Discrimination and Fairness
November 14, 2019
At the Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands, there is always a group of customs officers who have “nothing to do” but just to select some passengers to investigate their suitcases at the door. They claimed it is a random baggage check, but if you look closely, you will find out the people who were called into the investigation were mostly Chinese.
Where should the #Dutch go with their new policy towards #China?
May 19, 2019
Commentary: US poised to be trade war's biggest victim
March 01, 2018
US President Donald Trump has signed a presidential memorandum aiming to impose billions of dollars in tariffs on a number of Chinese products and put restrictions on Chinese investment in US assets. He seems ready to start a trade was against China. This potential war, in the short and long run, will hurt American consumers the most and tax payers, in business and trade, investment and corporate collaboration.
Trump's action is not surprising, as he repeatedly said he would going do this during his presidential campaign, but the "surprising and confusing thing" is after one year, he is still using a non-intelligent business calculation to do "business" with other countries, as a so-called businessman and politician. The world is confused.
Let's Stay in Faith to Create a Shared Future in a Fractured World - My experience #WEF 2018 @Davos-Klosters
February 03, 2018
Following my lecture at MiP on the theme of "China and the World", the week after, as my second time, I joined World Economic Forum at DAVOS (from Jan. 23 to Jan. 26). This year's gathering was a bit different, simply put: divergently but also convergently. Themed as Shared Future in a Fractured World, with politicians, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and academics, artists, and many others, many medias have claimed that the theme of this year is very much in accordance with Chinese President Xi's speech last year at WEF DAVOS on the theme of "Jointly Shoulder Our Responsibility in Our Time, and Promoting Global Growth". To address it from my angle, I would say that it is actually in line with what has been happening and what the world phenomena has been evolved.
My brief thought following the lecture of China and the World
December 14, 2017
The lecture on Dec. 7th 2017 at GCI on the topic of China and the World was a great experience. For me it was another great opportunity to learn more from the Western and Eastern views (from our audience online and offline), including optimistic and pessimistic opinions towards China and its role in the world.
THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON EAST-WEST COOPERATION
November 16, 2017
The Eurasian Silk Road was developed over a thousand years ago, and then revived by China’s President Xi Jinping in 2013 as a part of the country’s economic transition. The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also called the New Silk Road and the One-Belt-One-Road, seems to have been widely accepted as an initiative to facilitate trade across the Eurasian continent, as well as geo-economic integration and global prosperity.
Your Thoughts: Has China’s Economy Hit A Wall?
October 17, 2017
According to a report co-authored by Yandong Jia, a researcher at the Research Bureau of the People’s Bank of China, alongside Jun Nie, a senior economist at the Kansas City Fed, “analysis indicates that the momentum of Chinese growth is likely to slow in the near term.”
As the world’s second largest economy, China’s GDP has seen a 6.9 YoY increase, according to China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). However, the above report suggests further growth to be considered bleak. “An analysis of its underlying forces suggests this momentum may not be sustainable,” it reads. “In addition, strength in policy-related variables has been waning, creating additional downside risks to near-term growth.”
Finance Monthly, this week spoke to several expert sources on China’s economy and prospected continued growth. Here are Your Thoughts.
The East and The West — Cooperation via Belt-Road-Initiative #OBORI
January 01, 2020
China owns the Belt Road Initiative, or the world owns it? Cooperation comes with collective vision and effort. It does not only from friends, but also from “rivals”. In a Chinese saying, there is no forever friends, also no forever enemies/rivals. Aiming for the joint prosperity and just keeping working on it does matter. – writes Dr Ying Zhang.
East must help West Understand #OBOR
July 13, 2017
On the occasion to celebrate and reflect the lessons learned and experiences made since the return of HK to China 20 years ago, there was plenty of discussion of past events, current trends and foresight on how to prepare for the future. Much was said in particular about the evolving international relationships between the East and West – writes Ying Zhang, Professor & Vice Dean @ Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.
China and Euripe: at Tibet University
May 28, 2017
a brief memo from visiting Tibet
#Huawei #China: Nothing is more important than you being inspired and empowered!
March 18, 2017
On 16 March, 2017, Huawei (West Europe) and Rotterdam School of Management set up a collaboration based on smart education and digital transformation, covering an overarching collaboration on research and education, between Europe and China. The leader of the collaboration programme, Professor Ying Zhang1, in this article shares her brief observations and ideas about Huawei’s success as the representative of Chinese multinationals.
Look at history to see the future #China Daily
January 20, 2017
To comply Trump today. something on " look at history to see the future" on #China Daily on Jan 20th. 2017.
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Zhang, Y. (2016). Breaking with Globalization is ill-advised. China Daily Europe. 2016-12-16
European Project Manager can Do Better Business in China
June 21, 2016
Cover letter for Chinese Acquisitions Abroad
What Ails Chinese Acquisitions Abroad?
ChemChina-led Consortium’s German Acquisition.
Democracy, Transparency, Keywords in Xi’s Speech
Economy is Tale of Two Growth Rate
Commenting on “One Belt One Road” Initiative Funding
China a big player in commodities China
Win, lose, or draw? Partnering with Chinese Universities.
Achieving China’s Next stage of “Catch-up”
Marquis, C., Zhang, Y. (2015). Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Competitiveness. China Policy Review (Issue 3 2015:p 54-55).
企业社会责任与全球竞争力。《中国经济报告》2015 年第3 期: 54-55
Published by Development Research Center of the State Council: China
Zhang, Y., Marquis, C. (2015) Achieving China’s Next stage of “Catch-up”. China Policy Review (Issue1, 2015: P 57-58).
Zhang, Y., Marquis, C. (2015) Chinese Firms’ Happy Trip of Catching up. China Policy Review (Issue 2 2015: P57-58).
中国企业的“快乐赶超”之旅《中国经济报告》2015 年第1 期 :58-59
Published by Development Research Center of the State Council: China