Management for Professionals

Emerging Champions in the Digital Economy

New Theories and Cases on Evolving Technologies and Business Models

Authors: Zhu, Xiaoming

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  • Offers a deep and accurate understanding of digital technology-enabled innovation in China and beyond
  • Probes into 10 different companies from a variety of industries, including AI, hospital management, internet financing, precision medicine, and cognitive business, and etc. Readers can learn from these companies on how to make a digital technology-enabled innovation in a fast changing world
  • For each case, there are 2 to 3 Case Analyses made by business leaders or academic experts to offer diverse perspectives
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About this book

This book presents a list of emerging and established companies which have a strong belief in the digital economy and elaborate their unique digital innovations. The companies selected for this book are from a variety of industries, including both Chinese and international leading technology companies such as iflytek, JD.com, IBM and Amazon. A wide range of commercial fields are covered ensuring a comprehensive research on the topic of digital economy, for example Shanghai Center (Construction Management), PPDai(Finance), 3Dmed(Precision Medicine), Children’s Hospital of Shanghai(Medical Service), First Respond (First Aid Service) etc. All cases are presented based on field studies as well as in-depth interviews and are followed by thought-provoking case analysis, which can help readers to better understand the cases from different perspectives. Readers can use this book as a good reference to address challenges and capture opportunities in the context of ever growing digital economy. 

About the authors

Dr. Zhu Xiaoming is Professor of Management at CEIBS, where he served as President from June 2006 to March 2015. Dr. Zhu graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University with a doctoral degree in engineering, he is also adjunct professor and PhD supervisor in the College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, adjunct professor and PhD supervisor at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, PhD supervisor for the China UnionPay postdoctoral programme, and Director of Shanghai Research Institute of Digitalization and Internet Finance. Dr. Zhu assumed the positions of Deputy Secretary-General of the Shanghai Municipal Government, Chairman of the Shanghai Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation and Shanghai Foreign Investment Committee, Vice Chairman of the Shanghai People’s Congress, and Vice Chairman of the Shanghai People’s Political Consultative Conference. 
The major honours awarded to Dr. Zhu include the 2nd Prize and the 3rd Prize for "Science and Technology Advancement in Shanghai", the 1st Prize and the 2nd Prize for "Shanghai Policy-making Consultation" and Distinguished Award of the International Academy of Management. He also assumed the positions of Vice Chairman of the China Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and Director of the Shanghai Evaluation Committee of International Business Professionals. 
Dr. Zhu has published substantial amounts of books and research reports, including the series of Shanghai Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation, the Mathematical Model Study of Economic and Management Cases (one of the coauthors), the Report on China’s Outsourcing Development 2007-2013 (editor-in-chief) , the 2010 Report on Development of China’s Outward Investment and Economic Cooperation (editor-in-chief), Platform as a Service, and Report on China’ Third Party E-payment Sector, E-payment Revolution, as well as the Chinese version of Mastering the Hype Cycle.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction: From the Industrial Economy to the Digital Economy: A Giant Leap—Research on the “1 + 10” Framework of the Digital Economy

    Pages 1-65

    Zhu, Xiaoming

  • Case I: iFLYTEK: A Technology Innovator’s Journey from Intelligent Speech to Artificial Intelligence

    Pages 67-89

    Zhu, Xiaoming

  • Case II (Part A): JIMI’s Growth Path: Artificial Intelligence Has Redefined the Customer Service of JD.Com

    Pages 91-103

    Zhu, Xiaoming

  • Case II (Part B): JD.com: Migrating from Labor-Intensive Model to Technology-Intensive Model

    Pages 105-124

    Zhu, Xiaoming

  • Case III: Shanghai Tower: Lean Innovation Powered by Leading Technologies

    Pages 125-141

    Zhu, Xiaoming

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $139.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-2627-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions & severe weather in the US may cause delays
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Emerging Champions in the Digital Economy
Book Subtitle
New Theories and Cases on Evolving Technologies and Business Models
Authors
Series Title
Management for Professionals
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-2628-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-2628-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-2627-1
Series ISSN
2192-8096
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 320
Number of Illustrations
52 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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