Prof. Dr. Christian Schmidkonz
About Prof. Dr. Christian Schmidkonz
Christian Schmidkonz, Professor for Asian-Pacific Business Studies at Munich Business School, is Academic Program Director of the Master International Business study program. His academic focus is on Business in China and Entrepreneurship. After studying economics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and graduation at the Mercator School of Management of the University Duisburg-Essen, Schmidkonz worked as senior consultant for the region of “Greater China”. Schmidkonz is a partner of the THINK!DESK China Research & Consulting and works as an analyst on topics around Taiwan.

5 Reasons Why Conscious Business Beats CSR

September 12, 2019

When companies plan to contribute to the greater good, they like to refer to their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). When… They then point out that for them doing business is not just about increasing financial […]

Intuition as a Basis for Business Decisions

December 12, 2017

Thanks to digitization and globalization, it is becoming more and more important in today’s business world for decisions to be made quickly. However, although it was never easier to collect comprehensive data for a decision […]

The Three Faces of China’s Internet

November 2, 2016

Largely unnoticed by internet users outside of China, a highly dynamic Chinese Internet has formed in the “Middle Kingdom”. According to official figures, 710 million Chinese presently surf the internet – which is roughly one […]

Why There are no More Five Year Plans in China

May 27, 2016

The term “Five-Year Plan” is one of the best known buzz words referring to China’s economy. Its 13th and most recent version was adopted just a few weeks ago by the National People’s Congress. First […]

Why the Future Must Belong to “Conscious Business”

November 6, 2015

Presently, negative headlines are troubling two icons of Germany’s economy: Volkswagen deceived millions of its customers, thousands of employees and additional millions of people in the “Diesel affair”. The U.S. see public health endangered by […]

Happiness Among Chinese Students

August 14, 2015

As in previous years, Sichuan University in Chengdu hosted a two-week “University Immersion Program” for its students: At one of the China’s most distinct universities, about 150 professors from all over the world lectured and […]

Alibaba’s “Journey to the West”

August 18, 2014

The “Journey to the West” (西游记) by Wu Cheng’en belongs to China’s four classical novels. Every child in China knows the story written during the Ming Dynasty about the “Monkey King”, who sets out for […]