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Dear esteemed professors & faculty members,
The Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) at NUS Business School would like to invite you to our CGIO Academic Conference on the theme 'Network and Governance'. It will be held on 27-28 August (Thurs-Fri).

The keynote speaker for this year's conference is internationally-renowned Professor Jerry Davis. You can also look forward to a strong and diverse line-up of other leading academics who will be presenting their papers. In addition, you can choose one of four breakout sessions on the discussion in emerging trends in governance research.

More details are in the announcement below.
Registration is required for admission. To register, please click here<>.

We look forward to seeing you in late August.

Yours Sincerely,
Profs James Lincoln & Chung Chi-Nien (Conference Organisers)
On behalf of Profs Lawrence Loh & Marleen Dieleman

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[CGIO Conference 2014]



27 - 28 August 2015


Mochtar Riady Building, Level 3, Innovation 3-a (Room #3-7),
NUS Business School,
National University of Singapore,
15 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore
119245 Map<> | Direction<>

Dress Code:

Office Attire


Prof James Russell Lincoln &
Prof Chung Chi-Nien

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Register Here<>

Registration is required for admission.
Registration ends on 20 August 2015 or earlier when all seats have been taken up.

Day 1 Programme (Thursday, 27 August 2015)

9.30 - 10.00am

Registration with coffee & tea

10.00 - 10.10am

Welcome Speech: Lawrence Loh<>, Director, CGIO

10.10 - 11.00am

Keynote Speech: Emerging models of governance
[Jerry Davis]

Presenter: Jerry Davis
Wilbur K. Pierpont Collegiate Professor of Management and Sociology
University of Michigan View CV<>

11.00 - 12.10pm

Paper 1: "Friends with benefits": The effects of repeated collaborations on performance of VC syndicates Read full synopsis<>
[Igor Filatotchev]

Author: Igor Filatotchev
Professor of Corporate Governance and Strategy
City University London View CV<>

Paper 2: So You Think The Prices Would Go Higher? Private and Public Discrepancy in the Beijing Real Estate Market in the Fall of 2012 Read full synopsis<>
[Jiayin Zhang]

Author:Jiayin Zhang
Assistant Professor
Tsinghua University View CV<>

Discussant, Question & Answer

12.10 - 2.00pm

Lunch at Innovation 3-b (Function Room #3-8)

2.00 - 3.10pm

Paper 3: Do family firms learn more from other family firms than from non-family firms? Adoption of the board reform Read full synopsis<>
[Toru Yoshikawa]

Author:Toru Yoshikawa
Professor of Strategic Management
Singapore Management University View CV<>

Paper 4: Lost in Translation? "Independent Directors" Reinterpreted by U.S. listed Chinese Companies Read full synopsis<>
[Sun Hyun Park]

Author: Sun Hyun Park
Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Management
Seoul National University View CV<>

3.10 - 4.20pm

Breakout Session (four options)
Option 1:

Emerging trends or issues of governance research in the US
(led by Jerry Davis and Emily Erikson)

Option 2:

Emerging trends or issues of governance research in China
(led by Victor Nee and Jiayin Zhang)

Option 3:

Emerging trends or issues of governance research in Europe
(led by Anja Tuschke and Dalhia Mani)

Option 4:

Emerging trends or issues of governance research in emerging economies
(led by Igor Filatotchev, Toru Yoshikawa, and Sun Hyun Park)

4.20 - 5.00pm

Sharing of group discussions led by James Lincoln<>

Tea Break at Innovation 3-b (Function Room #3-8)

Day 2 Programme (Friday, 28 August 2015)

9.30 - 10.00am

Registration with coffee & tea

10.00 - 11.10am

Paper 5: Social Networks, Institutions, and Early-Modern Market Development Read full synopsis<>
[Emily Erikson]

Author: Emily Erikson
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Yale University View CV<>

Paper 6: Endogenous Dynamics of Institutional Change Read full synopsis<>
[Victor Nee]

Author: Victor Nee
Frank and Rosa Rhodes Professor
Cornell University
View CV<>

Discussant, Question & Answer

11.10 - 12.20pm

Paper 7: How and when do board networks function? Evidence from two recent studies Read full synopsis<>
[Anja Tuschke]

Author: Anja Tuschke
Ludwig-Maximilians-University View CV<>

Paper 8: Putting the Group back in Closed Groups: Brokerage and Closure in the Indian Corporate Ownership Network Read full synopsis<>
[Dalhia Mani]

Author: Dalhia Mani
Assistant Professor of Strategy
HEC ParisView CV<>

Discussant, Question & Answer

12.20 - 12.30pm

Concluding Remarks by Chung Chi-Nien<>, NUS Business School

12.30 - 2.00pm

Lunch at Innovation 3-b (Function Room #3-8)




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