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Title: China Business Knowledge @ CUHK Luncheon Series: Why Team Diversity Matters and How to Manage It
Date: 22/03/2018
Time: 12:30pm – 1:45pm (12:00pm – 12:30pm registration and networking. Light refreshments will be served.)
Venue: CUHK Business School Town Centre, Unit B, 1/F, Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road, Central, Hong Kong
Participants: CUHK Business School alumni, students and corporate guests
Organiser: CUHK Business School

1) Prof. Dora Lau

Associate Professor

Department of Management

CUHK Business School

2) Mr. Alan Yip

Chairman and CEO

Guru Online (Holdings) Limited


Employees are different in many ways, including gender, age, functional background, personality, and so on and diversity is inevitable at work. Previous research, mainly based on the West, has told us that the more diverse a team, the more creativity it brings to the company. However, diversity is perceived differently in the West and the East. What does diversity mean to Chinese companies, and what management could do to manage diversity and bring out the best from diverse teams? Supported by her research, Prof. Dora Lau of CUHK Business School will share her insights on the modern definition of diversity and how it relates to team performance and success of a company.

How do you motivate and manage the young generation of post-80s and post-90s who makes up ninety percent of your employee population? How do you empower your staff of different age groups, whether from mainland or Hong Kong, to work together to achieve the best performance? Mr. Alan Yip, Chairman and CEO of Guru Online, will share with us how he does it in his company and how diversity drives better results.

Language: English


HK$200 per participant

HK$150 for CUHK Business School alumni and students


Please register and complete the online payment here on or before 20 March (Tuesday)


Ms. Ching (tel: +852 3943 4718, email:  
Ms. Fang (tel: +852 3943 5939, email:

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