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China’s property bubble: will it start to deflate?

Michael A. Witt

Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy and International Business


Professor Witt teaches and researches international business at INSEAD and is an Associate in Research at Harvard's Reischauer Institute. He is primarily based in Singapore.

His research and teaching focuses on international business, global strategy, and Blue Ocean Shift. He has a special interest in geopolitics and business (decoupling, de-globalization) and in varieties of capitalism.

Professor Witt has published five major books and a range of articles in leading journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Business Policy, Management and Organization Review, and Socio-Economic Review.

Professor Witt is former Editor-in-Chief of Asian Business & Management, a major academic journal on business and management in the Asian context, and serves as Consulting Editor of the Journal of International Business Studies. Honors received include a prestigious Humboldt Fellowship.

At INSEAD, he is the Program Director of a range of executive development programs including International Management in Asia Pacific, a senior executive open-enrollment program on international business in Asia.

Professor Witt holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from Harvard University and an A.B. from Stanford University. He has lived in China, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and the United States.

For up-to-date research and teaching details and access to papers, please click on "Personal Website" on top of this page or visit his ResearchGate profile.

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Russia’s War on Ukraine: First Lessons and Outlook

Michael A. Witt

Russia loses big, China gains, and win-lose becomes a new normal.


Responding to the New Cold War

Michael A. Witt

Multinationals have two options for dealing with rapidly rising tensions between China and the United States.
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The Nine Major Ways of Doing Business in the World

A new measure for gauging and understanding the challenge of business abroad.

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The Future World Order

With globalisation on the ropes and a hegemon in decline, prevalent political science theories suggest a conflictual future.

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The End of Globalisation? How Executives Should Respond

If globalisation is to be preserved, business may be required to give up some economic freedom.

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The End of Globalisation?

Political science suggests that a reversal, or even collapse, of globalisation is a distinct possibility.
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