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Michele Wucker: Why the Gray Rhino Concept is so Popular in China?

Michele Wucker

In 2017, the Mainland Chinese newspaper, People’s Daily, warned that China faced a variety of systemic financial risks, including the “Gray Rhinos.” China’s business community immediately took notice of the term, and it is now used in Chinese media without explanation. Why China loves the Gray Rhino concept? Michele Wucker, the author of the “Gray […]

Prof George Yip: Innovation Strategies for Foreign Companies in China

In his recent presentation, Prof George Yip, Emeritus Professor at Imperial College London, and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, explained what foreign multinational companies need to do to transform their R&D strategies to keep pace with newly innovative Chinese companies. This talk addressed strategic issues of moving from cost-based, to market-based […]

Michele Wucker Shared Insights on the Ukraine Situation, How to Define and Communicate Risk, and More

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker was interviewed by Christian Harris on his popular Safety and Risk Success podcast recently. They talked about the Ukraine situation, how to define and communicate risk, and how risk fingerprints can affect organizational culture and will drive the New World Of Work. Some highlights: ✅ How does Michele define risk, and what does […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard. With no swift resolution to the Ukraine war in sight and a risk of the conflict spreading, markets must wake up to the reality of massive energy and food supply shocks. The likelihood that financial […]

Arnold Ma: China Produces Only Low Quality Products is a Myth

Arnold Ma

For a long time, China has been seen as the go-to country for cheap, typically low-quality products. “Made in China” used to be equivalent to saying this product won’t last because it’s made as cheaply as possible. There is some truth to this – even today, some of the cheapest electronics products out there are […]

Brett King Interviewed by Bloomberg on China’s Digital Yuan Outlook

Brett King

In his recent interview on Bloomberg, Brett King, Founder & Executive Chairman of Moven, discussed his outlook for China’s virtual currency – which is being rolled out to athletes and spectators ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics. Watch Brett King as interviewed by Haslinda Amin and Rishaad Salamat on the sidelines of the Asian Financial […]

Ashley Dudarenok Forbes Interview on Tips To Establish Yourself As A Thought Leader

Ashley Dudarenok

Ashley Dudarenok shared vital tips on how to establish yourself as a thought leader, in her recent interview with Forbes. Share something truly insightful. You don’t want to just share general knowledge, you want to share deeper insight. “Share something beyond the obvious that they can’t just find online, and don’t hold yourself back because […]

George Yip: Organizational Intelligence (OQ) for Leaders

George Yip

Prof George Yip is now available to speak on Organizational Intelligence (OQ) for leaders. The qualities that help managers rise in the organization — emotional intelligence, high IQ, technical competence, and so forth — don’t necessarily make them effective once they’re in a leadership position. For that, they need organizational intelligence (OQ), or the ability […]

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the possible impact of conflicts over Taiwan and Ukraine on the global economy in recent SCMP article

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the possible impact of conflicts over Taiwan and Ukraine on the global economy in recent SCMP article Gist: Financial markets seem in denial as China and Russia seek to roll back US dominance and reassert their own sphere of influence Any military confrontation would be a shock to […]

Dr Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang Joined Panel Discussion on How is COVID-19 Accelerating Globalization

Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed glaring gaps between the developed and developing economies. How will the power equation change the world? Dr Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang joined the panel discussion with Martin Reeves and Jagdish Mitra on how is COVID-19 accelerating Globalization. Dr Anil Gupta is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and […]

Michele Wucker: The COVID-19 pandemic was a gray rhino running right for us

Michele Wucker

In her recent CGTN interview, Michele Wucker, policy analyst and author, opined that the COVID-19 pandemic was a gray rhino running right for us. The COVID-19 pandemic was an obvious danger that the world ignored, according to Michele Wucker. It was, in the words of the policy analyst and author, a “gray rhino”: a threat […]

Dr Andy Xie: How US inflation spiral could tip superpower rivalry in China’s favour

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, in his recent article published in SCMP, opined that: China’s financial system could soon be strong enough to withstand a stronger yuan, leaving the US vulnerable to a currency shock Floating the renminbi could tip the US deeper into inflation and turmoil while giving Beijing free rein in international affairs China is […]

Dr Geoff Raby Discussed The Strained China-Australia Relationship in Bloomberg Interview

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr Geoff Raby, former Australian Ambassador to China, was recently interviewed at the “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia” with Haidi Stroud-Watts and Shery Ahn. He discussed the the strained China-Australia relationship and more. Click the image below to watch the interview:     Dr Geoff Raby 芮捷锐博士 was Australia’s Ambassador to China from 2007 to 2011. After 27 years in the public service, […]

Dr Geoff Raby: China’s Grand Strategy

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr Geoff Raby ‘s book China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order was released at a time when the debate on China had become highly polarised. Dr Raby argues that the rise of China, Trump’s America First policies, division within Europe and successful defiance by authoritarian states are all affecting the […]

Dr Andy Xie: How China’s coal crisis exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie talked about China’s coal crises and how it exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint The surging electricity demand is driven by export recovery. China is on pace to increase exports by US$700 billion this year, more than Japan’s total exports. As central banks and governments […]

Chinese Simplified Characters Edition of Your Are What You Risk by Michele Wucker Recently Released

Michele Wucker

CITIC Press has released the Chinese simplified characters edition of YOU ARE WHAT YOU RISK: The New Art and Science of Navigating an Uncertain World, published in the US in April by Pegasus books. The Chinese edition, with a preface written for Chinese audience, is part of the Rhino Books imprint created in 2017 for […]


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