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Sun, September, 12 1:00 pm

The Impact of Rapid Global Expansion on Organizational Culture

China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) MBA Admissions


Put yourself in the shoes of the CEO: Your company is doing well and has acquired several new overseas brands following intensive international M&A activities. With your new global footprint, how do you create a unified corporate identity that respects the traditions of the founding company whilst also embracing the strengths of the acquired companies?

You are invited to join CEIBS Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Emily M. David, for an Exclusive MBA lecture as she discusses this topic with a focus on companies expanding from China to the world.

During the lecture, Professor David will draw upon her award-winning case study about the Chinese consumer goods firm Health & Happiness (H&H) International Holdings. Participants can expect to gain an understanding of the complexities of adopting a glocal approach, how to bring together diverse employees, and what it is like to sit in the classroom of the MBA programme ranked #7 globally and #1 in Asia by the Financial Times.

Who should join?​

Young professionals who are interested in pursuing an MBA.

Online Webinar Details
  • Topic: MBA Exclusive Lecture: The Impact of Rapid Global Expansion on Organizational Culture
  • Organizer: China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
  • Speaker: Dr. Emily M. David, CEIBS Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior
  • Date and time: Sunday, September 12, 2021, at 13:00-16:00 (Beijing time)
  • Venue: Petrochemical Auditorium, CEIBS Shanghai campus, 699 Hong Feng Rd., Shanghai
  • Language: English
About the Guest Speaker

Dr. Emily M. David
Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior


Dr. Emily Michelle David is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at CEIBS. She earned her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Houston and did her undergraduate work at Louisiana State University, earning a perfect 4.0-grade point average. Prior to joining CEIBS, she was an Associate Professor of Management in the College of Business at Zayed University in Dubai, U.A.E. where she served as the Discipline Leader of the HR and Management faculty.

Dr. David’s current research primarily focuses on discovering how to make workplaces more welcoming for people of all backgrounds and personality profiles in order to achieve better person-organization fit, maximize performance, and avoid employee burnout. She is also interested in fostering helping and other prosocial behaviors in the workplace. Dr. David’s work has been published in a number of top scholarly outlets such as the Journal of Management StudiesHuman RelationsJournal of Organizational Behavior, and Leadership Quarterly. She was also awarded Poets & Quants prestigious “Best 40 under 40 Business Professors” in 2019.

About China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) was co-founded by the Chinese government and the European Union (EU) in 1994.

As China’s only business school to originate from government-level collaboration, CEIBS is committed to educating responsible leaders versed in “China Depth, Global Breadth” in line with its motto of “Conscientiousness, Innovation, and Excellence”. Leaders from the Chinese central government and the EU have respectively lauded CEIBS as “a cradle of excellent executives” and “a role model of EU-China cooperation”.

Learn more about CEIBS here.


CEIBS offers a world-class, 18-month, full-time MBA program taught in English and designed to prepare talented professionals with strong career aspirations, promising managerial potential, and clear international orientation for post-graduation roles as a global business thought leaders.

The CEIBS MBA program primarily aims to enhance students’ ability to identify and utilize business opportunities, solve complex business problems, motivate people, and develop organizations.

The CEIBS MBA Program has ranked in the top 25 of the Financial Times’  annual global business school ranking for 16 consecutive years (2005-2020). The Global EMBA Programme was #5 worldwide and was the highest-ranked stand-alone in Asia in 2019. For more details, see below.



  • #1 in Asia and #5 globally amongst full-time MBA programs in the Financial Times (2020)
  • #1 in Asia in Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Business Schools (2019)
  • #1 in Asia amongst 2-year programs outside the US in Forbes Magazine’s The Best Business Schools (2019)


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CEIBS MBA Exclusive Lecture, September 12, 2021

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  • Name of company/organization where you are currently working.
  • Introduce yourself in under 100 words including your background and future goals.

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