Trends and New Development of Chinese Top 500 Enterprises

18 November, 2014 - 10:30 to 12:00
Room 116, Sir Llew Edwards Building (Building 14), University of Queensland

The Strategy Cluster and Australian Institute for Business and Economics of Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at UQ are jointly sponsoring a seminar by Professor Ruochen Jiang, Director of Research Institute of Chinese top 500 enterprises, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (a top finance and economics universities in China). You are cordially invited to join us.

China’s economy relies largely on the development of the Chinese top 500 enterprises. Among these enterprises, 73 are on Fortune magazine's 2013 list of the world's top 500 companies (e.g., Chinalco and Sinopec); three companies made to the top ten, beating the US and Japan. Based on extensive research.  This seminar provides an overview of general trends and new developments of top 500 Chinese enterprises accompanied by data analysis, including the most recent data collection which is yet to be released to the public. In addition, this talk offers a Chinese insider’s perspective which is helpful for increasing our understanding of China-the largest trade partner of Australia.

Lunch will be provided at the end of the session.

Professor Ruochen Jiang, Director of Research Institute of Chinese top 500 enterprises, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Professor Ruochen Jiang is Director of Top 500 Enterprises Research Centre, Deputy Dean of Research Institute of Shanghai Economic Development and Research, and Research Institute of Experimental Zone in Shanghai. She was awarded Talent of the New Century by the Ministry of Education China (very high achievement) and has won numerous awards for her research and completion of government projects. She was visiting professor at University of Massachusetts Boston in 2003 and 2004. Professor Jiang has published numerous journal articles and has won a number of major grants funded by the Chinese government funding bodies (e.g., China Social Science Foundation). Her representative works include: Research Issues in Big Enterprises by shanghai University of Finance and Economics Press, 2004 and Micro-level Study of Gig Enterprises by China Commerce Press 2004. In addition, Professor Jiang also has extensive consulting and training experience with large enterprises and government agencies in China.