Funded by the Research Grants Council’s Institutional Development Scheme, the Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration (B&A), The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), established the Institute of International Business and Governance (IIBG) in January 2016. The Institute has following missions and objectives:
To amplify institutional research strengths in the fields of international business, governance and ethics;
To broaden academics’ knowledge and international connections to stimulate new research ideas and possibilities;
To promote research culture;
To encourage collaborative research and development of clusters for cascading research knowledge and networks, thereby forming a research backbone for capacity building;
To enhance research output which makes scholarly contribution to the academic communities with a view to advising and influencing the development of local and international professional bodies, government organizations and business communities; and
To provide platforms for academics to gain insights and up-to-date information about the latest developments in the relevant business fields to benefit teaching.
To investigate and understand how multinational corporations capitalize on big data in international business;
To examine the impact of China’s outward foreign direct investment on the dynamics of international business and its theoretical and practical implications;
To address the issues of governance in organizations under the influence of globalization; and
To explore how spiritual orientation, cultural values, and ethical developments affect the governance and management of organizations.