How to get a strong recommendation letter for Graduate school application? How to get a strong recommendation letter for Graduate school application? Faculty members want to give a more practical guide and support for graduate school applicantsPhoto: Kean University (Wenzhou campus) Faculty members at 2017 Graduation Ceremony. However, faculty members have difficulties in writing a strong recommendation letter for two reasons: 1) Lack of applicant's information and 2) ..
Can the Holacracy (no boss organization) work in China? Can the Holacracy (no boss organization) work in China? After implementing the Holacracy practice at Zappos, the management practice gets special attention from managers and scholars. So far, the Holacrazy does not work well. But, I give a special attention to this new managerial concept because I believe that a new form of organizational structure is necessary to meet the business environment c..
Does Chinese e-Commerce prevail traditional economy like Amazon does in the US? Does Chinese e-Commerce prevail traditional economy like Amazon does in the US? I discussed the Amazon - Whole Foods deal in the perspective of Chinese e-Commerce in my Principles of Management Class (June 19, 2017). Interestingly, many Chinese business students do not have any objection about e-Commerce because they are highly integrated with a few key e-Commerce tools like Alipay, WeChat pay, ..
Should S. Korea join the OBOR or Not? Should S. Korea join the OBOR or Not? I am teaching the Principles of Management course (MGS2030, 2017 Summer) now. In my class, I encourage my students writing 'reflection essay' for each learning module. Two students discuss One-Belt-One-Road (OBOR) initiative in terms of S. Korean business perspective for Module 5: Contemporary Issues of Management. Please read the following essays, and what ..
The Final Advice for a graduating senior (from Dr. Choi). To my lovely graduating seniors (from Dr. Choi) Congratulations on your graduation! You have achieved the certificate with your hard working. And you've totally deserved it. Now, you're going to start a new journey, and I would like to let you have my final advice. 1. Just go to unknown. The World is totally unknown. And I know you are afraid of going to unknown. But the original meaning of "Rom..
Faculty Experience at the First Undergraduate American Business Education Program in China. Faculty Experience at the First Undergraduate American Business Education Program in China (Kean University, Wenzhou Campus). By Jeonghwan (Jerry) Choi, Assistant Professor at College of Business, WKU. August 05, 2016. IntroductionIn 2006, Dr. Dawood Farahi - the president of Kean University of New Jersey suggested Mr. Xi Jinping (Prime Minister of China) establishing a four-year degree granting..
A dialogue with a management student (June 27, 2016, Wenzhou, China) A management student asked these two questions about Managing People in his Student Club (Campus News/Media). Q1. A candidate who will take over my president position has no idea about 'management'. Should I accept it or choose another one who knows management? Dr. Choi: First of all, I want to say this: "Knowing is one thing; Doing is a totally different thing". A person who would be a good lea..
Advice for Freshmen/Freshwomen business students! Recently, I have advising sessions with my 67 advisee students who are all freshmen/freshwomen in business school. When I ask a question of "What would you like to do in summer?", Many students say "I will study English; I will prepare national Exam; I will take a driver's license; I will get a part-time job; I will travel". Yes, they are good students. ^^But, as a bad advisor smile emoticon , I..
American Business Education in China: Construction, Construction, and Construction. American Business Education in China: Construction, Construction, and Construction. What I expected to see in China was like this. In my perception, China is still developing and it needs more improvement. But... What I am seeing in China is "Construction, Construction, and Construction". Almost everywhere in Wenzhou area, I can observe many mega buildings and fancy houses are under construction..
American Business Education in China: Prologue In July 29 2015, Kean University offers me a full-time faculty position at Wenzhou, China campus. I cordially accept the offer and I prepare going to China. The key working conditions are: 10 Month appointment, 30 credit hours teaching load, $65,000 annual payment; free accommodation; two times round trip tickets between US and China per year; two-years contract. I accept the China campus job of..